Muséum d'histoire naturelle de Nice

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Natural History Museum of Nice
French: Muséum d'histoire naturelle de Nice
Muséum d'histoire naturelle de Nice is located in Nice
Muséum d'histoire naturelle de Nice
Location within Nice
Established 1846
Location 60 du boulevard Risso, Place Garibaldi
Nice, France
Coordinates 43°42′06″N 7°16′46″E / 43.701667°N 7.279444°E / 43.701667; 7.279444
Type Natural-history museum
Website mhnnice.org (in French)

The Natural History Museum of Nice (French: Muséum d'histoire naturelle de Nice) is a French natural-history museum located in Nice.

Origins[edit]

The museum was founded in 1846 by Jean Baptiste Vérany (1800–1865), a French pharmacist and naturalist who specialized in the study of cephalopods, and Jean-Baptiste Barla (1817–1896), a French botanist.

Collections[edit]

It has extensive collections mainly from the Mediterranean region but also from Africa, the Indian Ocean and South America.

Location[edit]

The museum's address is 60 du boulevard Risso, Place Garibaldi.

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Coordinates: 43°42′06″N 7°16′46″E / 43.70167°N 7.27944°E / 43.70167; 7.27944