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Butterflies and Insects Museum
Butterflies and Insects Museum
Butterflies and Insects Museum

Butterflies and Insects Museum

Over 5000 butterflies and insects from the 5 continents. The only museum of its kind in Savoie and Haute-Savoie. Stick insects in the vivarium. Souvenirs, gifts and postcards.
3 rooms with over 5000 butterflies and insects from the 5 continents. The 1st room contains European fauna, with a special focus on the diurnal butterflies from the Massif des Bauges Regional Nature Reserve. The 2nd room offers a rich insight into the butterflies and insects from the Upper Amazon Basin. In the 3rd room, visitors can look at butterflies from Africa and Asia as well as stunningly spectacular giant insects.
An area is dedicated to temporary exhibitions: in 2018, exhibition on the fauna of Central and Eastern Siberia.
To round off the tour, live insects are on display in terrariums.

293 chemin de la Vie plaine Château de Faverges Faverges 74210 Faverges-Seythenex
Lat : 45.7457Lng : 6.29699
0 m
19 d

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Phone : 07 78 41 33 51

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Open period

From 15/06 to 15/09 between 2.30 PM and 6.30 PM.
Closed on Sunday.
Monday through Friday: from 2:30pm to 6:30pm.
Saturday: from 10am to 12pm and from 2pm to 4pm.


Discover the "3 sites 3 histoires" Pass:
Visit three sites with one ticket: the Butterflies and Insects Museum, the Archaeological Museum and the Keep of the Faverges Lords.
Prices for adults: 6€ (instead of 8,40€). Children from 5 to 14: 4,25€ (instead of 5,75€).

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Office de Tourisme des Sources du Lac d'Annecy - 03/01/2019
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Adult: from 3.50 €
Child : from 2.50 €
Group adults: from 3 €
Group children : from 2 €
Set price group adults: from 15 €
Set price group children : from 15 €.

Free entry for children < 5 years.
Child entry valid for 5 - 14 years.
Group rate available for > 10 people.

"3 sites 3 histoires" Pass: Butterflies and Insects Museum, Archaeological Museum and Keep of the Faverges Lords: 7€/adult (instead of 8,40€). 4,50€/child (5-14).
Free: children under 5.

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