Located in the Strasbourg’s University Complex, the Zoological Museum is home to France’s richest zoological collection. Built in the 18th century, the museum houses the natural history collection of Jean Hermann. Since its inception, the museum’s collection of exhibits has grown, and it now has a fascinating and diverse display of the animal kingdom, including a myriad of stuffed birds, marine mammals, insects, invertebrates and more. Visitors will also be amazed by the displays of various natural habitats such as the Arctic region, the Andes, the Antarctic, found here. Offering visitors such a remarkable collection of exhibits, this museum is surely one that should not be missed when in Strasbourg, especially if you are visiting with the kids. The Zoological Museum is therefore a fantastic place to visit with the family and will definitely impress both; adults and children.
Entrance ticket: €6.50
Wednesday-Monday: 12:00 pm-6:00 pm (closed on Tuesdays)
Around 1 hour or more
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children
All the fascinating exhibits, if possible
While Muslims visiting the Zoological Museum will not be able to find prayer facilities, the city of Strasbourg is home to quite a few mosques. Muslim tourists could therefore offer their prayers at the Grand Mosque de Strasbourg; the largest and most prominent mosque in the city, or at Mosque Eyyup Sultan and Mosque de Hautepierre Ar-Rahma.
Muslim visitors to Strasbourg will be pleased to know that they will be able to locate Halal food in the city. Those visiting the Zoological Museum can therefore ask to be guided to the closest Halal restaurant. These Halal restaurants cater to the city’s Muslim residents and visitors alike. Muslim tourists should however be aware that some of these restaurants may only have a partial Halal menu and may also serve alcohol.