Natural History Museum
An attraction in Lille particularly enjoyed by children, the
Natural History Museum has been drawing the crowds since it opened
in 1822. There are hundreds of thousands of specimens in the
colourful building, featuring interesting displays of extinct
species, two huge whale skeletons, insectariums and geology
collections. With so much to see and do, the museum is both
educational and fun for all ages.
Address: 19 Rue de Bruxelles
Telephone: (0)3 28 55 30 8
Transportation: Bus 13 or 14, or metro to République or Mairie de Lille
Opening Time: 9am to 12pm and 2pm to 5pm, closed Tuesday and
Admission: EUR2.70 adults; free for children and the first Sunday
of each month.