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Micropolis Aveyron

#362 of 2,530 things to do in Occitanie Features Animals
Saint Leons | Aveyron, 12780, France
+33 5 65 58 50 50
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Great place to take the kids

Difficult to give this place an overall rating as it kind of depends who you are and what you are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ideal when weather is bad

Very interactive museum on bugs. Indoor & outdoor (on cold & windy days take something with... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
Ilse S
Scherpenheuvel, Belgium
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The world of flies, bees, butterfly, ants, beetles, scorpions, termites, wasps, dragonfly, centipedes, and ladybirds.
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good40%
  • Average24%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“exhibits” (5 reviews)
“cinema” (2 reviews)
Saint Leons | Aveyron, 12780, France
+33 5 65 58 50 50

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Difficult to give this place an overall rating as it kind of depends who you are and what you are looking for. My 12 year old son (who is interested in animals) really loved it, even though he can't speak or read much French; most...More

Thank PropellorHead
Micropolis, Responsable relations clients at Micropolis Aveyron, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking time to leave your impressions about your visit at Micropolis. We hope that your experience will help other English-speaking adventurers and we take note of your remarks that will help us improve. Hoping to see you soon in the insects country!...More

Reviewed 6 July 2017

Very interactive museum on bugs. Indoor & outdoor (on cold & windy days take something with you). 3D-cinema with 2 movies - only French so our children did not understand anything. Also animation with insects (again in French only).

Thank Ilse S
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We made an impromptu stop here and what a wonderful surprise! We loved it - our only regret is that we did not have more time. We are nature-lovers and found the exhibits well organized and informative. I agree with other reviews that suggest the...More

Thank svjourney
Reviewed 15 September 2016

My 3.5 year old was a little overwhelmed, but my husband loved it. The outdoor parcours is fantastic and the indoor exhibits were detailed and well organized. We also enjoyed a simple lunch at the attached cafe. The two little informative films are great as...More

Thank Junebug1482
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Micropolis proved to be an excellent way to spend a rainy day. Enjoyed a good couple of hours with the exhibits. (Tip: pay for the English hand-held guide to enjoy the exhibits to the full.) A number of live exhibits, although a bit more variety...More

Thank Weekends A
Reviewed 19 July 2016

First let me say , This is more suited for children. The exhibits are missing the WOW! factor. I was expecting more insects in much larger numbers and cages. what we were offered was more a cross between natural history museum, and insect house in...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Great museum about insects, kids will love this. My kids (4 and 7) loved id. We stayed in and around the museum for several hours, even lunched there. The ants' labyrinth goes trouhgout the whole museum, fun to see. Bee hives are interesting to see,...More

Thank GretelKe
Reviewed 1 September 2014

My sons are very interested in natural history and insects in particular. This was advertised as the premier attraction for the genre. And if you like seeing dead insects pinned in display cases.... this is the place for you. To be fair, there were live...More

3  Thank dave n
Reviewed 20 August 2013

We went to this place on the spur of the moment, having had a faster than expected journey up from Spain. We'd noticed the brown signs on the way down the A75, and decided to check it out in the afternoon before we checked into...More

1  Thank CopyboyParis
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