Musée Cantonal de Zoologie
In 1826, Chavannes vertebrate collection was purchased by L'Etat de Vaud. The museum opened in the Académie de Lausanne in 1833. In 1886, the museum acquired 1,300 specimens bird specimens from Albert Vouga (1829–1896), the author of Album Neuchâtelois. Vues historiques et pittoresques a book of landscape and natural history photography.
The museum moved to its present location Palais de Rumine in 1906.
Notes and references
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- (in French) Official website[permanent dead link]
- (in English) Page on the website of the City of Lausanne
- An Inventory of Major European Bird Collections