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Annecy - Presqu'île d'Albigny
Annecy - Presqu'île d'Albigny
Sevrier - Nautic base
Sevrier - Nautic base
Veyrier-du-Lac
Veyrier-du-Lac
Talloires-Montmin - The Talloires bay
Talloires-Montmin - The Talloires bay
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Doussard - Beach / Harbour
Le Semnoz - Annecy side
Le Semnoz - Annecy side

Butterflies and Insects Museum

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Dispositions Covid

Covid-19 special services

Open, visit by appointement starting May 25, 2020. Mask compulsory, hand sanitiser at your disposal, no more than 8 persons per room.

Over 5000 butterflies and insects from the 5 continents. There are only 3 museum of this kind in France. 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.

Tips

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 9€). Children from 5 to 14: 4,25€ (instead of 6€).

Opening period

From 01/01 to 16/06, every Wednesday between 2.30 pm and 6.30 pm.
During school holidays: Monday through Saturday by appointment.

From 17/06 to 07/09 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.

From 18/09 to 31/12, every Wednesday between 2.30 pm and 6.30 pm.
During school holidays: Monday through Saturday by appointment.

Closed on 01/01, 01/05, 08/05, 01/11, 11/11 and 25/12.

Coordinates

293 chemin de la Vie plaine

Château de Faverges

Faverges

74210 Faverges-Seythenex

Latitude : 45.74568

Longitude : 6.29699

Services & facilities
  • Toilets
  • Car park
  • Parking
  • Coach parking
Practical informations
Environment

Mountain view

Town outskirts

Lake 5 km away

River 5 km away

Prices

Adult: 3.50 €
Child (5-14 years): 2.50 €.

Free entry for children < 5 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.

Accepted means of payment :

Cheque

Chèques Vacances

Cash

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