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Annecy - Presqu'île d'Albigny
Annecy - Presqu'île d'Albigny
Sevrier - Nautic base
Sevrier - Nautic base
Talloires-Montmin - Angon
Talloires-Montmin - Angon
Talloires-Montmin - The Talloires bay
Talloires-Montmin - The Talloires bay
Le Semnoz - Nordic area
Le Semnoz - Nordic area
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Visit of the butterfly museum

Opening period

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

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 Park. 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 very 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.


Adult: from 3.50 €, Child : from 2.50 € (from 5 to 14 years old), Group adults: from 3 € (From 20 persons), Group children : from 2 € (From 20 persons).

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 Castle Tower of the Faverges Lords: 7€/adult (instead of 8,40€). 4,50€/child (5-14).
Free: children under 5.

Accepted means of payment :


Chèques Vacances



Château de Faverges


293 chemin de la Vie Plaine


74210 Faverges-Seythenex

Latitude : 45.745764

Longitude : 6.297697