Maison Natale de Jean-Henri Fabre, Gilles Tordjeman

Heritage

St-Léons

MAISON NATALE DE JEAN-HENRI FABRE

Birth place of Jean-Henri FABRE. Visit: life and work of Jean-Henri FABRE, discover the setting of his childhood life. Displays: in the village, in the insect garden, along the botanical path. Itinerant exhibitions (under the microscope, history of a log, the world of butterflies).
Complete naturalist, ecologist before his time, Jean-Henri Fabre (1823-1915) is world renowned for his observations on living things, his talents as a writer, his pedagogy and his poems in occitan. The house where he was born enables you to discover the setting of his childhood life in the Rouergue. Displays tell you about his life and present his numerous works on plants, insects and other small living creatures. Interpreted visits, discovery of Saint Léons, field visits (botanical, lady-birds, migrating insects), history of the small living things in the insect garden. Events programme on request. Itinerant exhibitions: under the microscope, history of a log.

Capacities & Services

Capacity60 Person(s) (maximum)

Languages : FR EN Visit : FR EN

Equipments and services

  • Car park
  • Free guided tour for groups
  • Prestation - En partie à l'extérieur et en partie couverte
  • Visit
  • Visite libre

Opening & Prices

opening times

    from 23 february 2019 to 03 novembre 2019

Rates

Tarifs 2019

  • Adult elf guided tour : 3,00€
  • Children self guided tour : 2,00€
  • Adult group guided tour
  • Children's group guided tour

Methods of payment

Cheque - Cash

Location

MAISON NATALE DE JEAN-HENRI FABRE
12780 St-Léons
lat. 44.215996 - lon. 2.985987

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