Museum

Musée Fragonard - École nationale vétérinaire d'Alfort

7 avenue du Général de Gaulle - 94704 Maisons-Alfort

94 - Val-de-Marne

Description

Built in 1766, this is one of the oldest French museums, heir of the cabinet of curiosities of the 18th century. Located in the historic park of the prestigious Ecole Nationale de Vétérinaires (National Veterinarian School) of Maison-Alfort, the museum exhibits a unique collection devoted to pets, presenting skeletons, mouldings and natural abnormalities (cyclops, sirens, 2-headed calves, etc.), and the famous "Ecorchés de Fragonard" (Fragonard skinned creatures).

Collections

  • Animaux naturalisés
  • Curiosités
  • Ossuaire
  • Sciences naturelles
  • Squelettes

Services and facilities of the establishment

  • Visitor tools

Languages spoken

  • English

Visitor tools

Audio guide available in French or English, included in the price of the visit.

Entrance fees and modalities

Independent tour

€7 (including audio guide in French or English).

Group tour

€5 per person + additional flat rate of €70 for guided tour. Groups: 30 people max. Bookings: tourisme@fragonard.com or call +33 (0) 1 47 42 04 56.

Free

Free for members of the ICOM (International Council of Museums).

Free for young people and children

Under 26s

Methods of payment

  • CB/Visa

Closing times

Monday, Tuesday, Friday

Opening times

Wednesday-Thursday and Saturday-Sunday, 2pm-6pm.

Voir la carte

Musée Fragonard - École nationale vétérinaire d'Alfort

7 avenue du Général de Gaulle
94704 Maisons-Alfort
musee@vet-alfort.fr
musee.vet-alfort.fr/

  • Subway - École vétérinaire de Maisons-Alfort
  • RER - Maisons-Alfort - Alfortville
  • Bus - 24, 103, 104, 107, 125, 325
  • By car: A4 motorway, exit Maisons-Alfort.

Museum in the same district: 94 - Val-de-Marne

Museum in Paris and in the Paris Region: Museum

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