Natural history and ethnography museum

At the heart of the Little Venice district, in a beautiful historic building, the Colmar Museum of Natural History and Ethnography presents rich collections of regional and exotic naturalized animals, the geology of the planet with precious minerals. extraordinary fossils of prehistoric animals found in the region, rare ethnographic objects of the Marquesas Islands, China, Latin America, Africa and an important collection of ancient Egypt (mummies, Coptic fabrics ...), the only visible in Alsace.

11 rue Turenne
68000 Colmar

03 89 23 84 15

Visit to the Natural history and ethnography museum

Fermeture temporaire
Horaires d'ouverture

Every day except Monday.

School holidays:
Tuesday-Friday, 9am to 12pm and 2pm to 5pm.
Saturday-Sunday 10am-12pm and 2pm-6pm.

School holidays (all zones in France):
Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 6pm.

Last admission: 30 minutes before closing time.

Closed on 1 January, 1 May, 1 November and 25 December.
Museum closed from Sunday 26 May at 6pm to Tuesday 25 June at 9am

Public price
Adult : €6.00
Kid : €4.50
Price with the pass
Adult : Free
Kid : Free


  • Accepted animals

  • The configuration of the building and the spaces does not allow the use of pushchairs. Pushchairs must be left parked outside in the museum courtyard, to the right of the entrance. Pushchairs, folded only, may be left inside, at the foot of the stairs along the wall, except in the area occupied by schoolchildren. Similarly, electric scooters are not allowed inside the museum, even in the car park. Non-electric scooters are tolerated, folded and left at the foot of the stairs.

    The museum accepts no responsibility for theft or damage to your belongings.

Access conditions

  • Nearest stop: Marché couvert (line 6)

    Free Cœur de Ville shuttle bus: on-demand stop on rue Turenne

  • Parking Turenne

    Parking Saint-Josse

    Parking de la Montagne verte

  • Pedestrian access

    From the station: 15 min walk

    From the Tourist Office: 12 min on foot

    TWO ENTRANCES: via the gate at 11 rue Turenne or via the gate at Quai de la Poissonnerie, in the Petite Venise district. Please note that this entrance is closed for the duration of the "Dinosaurs, prey and predators" exhibition, until May 2024.

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