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New horizons at the Promenade Museum in Digne-les-Bains

A journey through time and nature

The Promenade Museum in Digne-les-Bains, located in the heart of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, is preparing to amaze its visitors with a series of captivating new exhibitions. Nestled in the picturesque Salle des Remparts, this season of exhibitions promises to offer a rich and varied exploration of nature and local history. Here is a preview of the treasures that await you.

A dance of colors: The butterfly exhibition

This exhibition is a true hymn to the beauty and diversity of butterflies. In partnership with local entomologists, the museum presents an exceptional collection of specimens, highlighting the region’s endemic species as well as exotic butterflies. Visitors will be able to discover the fascinating life cycle of these insects, from chrysalis to adult butterfly, through interactive installations and beautifully arranged display cases.

The Geopark in all its forms: The landscapes of the Geological Reserve

The Haute-Provence Geopark, recognized by UNESCO, reveals its breathtaking landscapes in this immersive exhibition. Panoramic photographs, detailed models and documentary films allow visitors to delve into the heart of this unique territory. Emphasis is placed on the exceptional geodiversity of the Geopark, its emblematic rock formations and the importance of conserving this natural heritage.

40 years of heritage: A retrospective of the Promenade Museum and the Geological Reserve

To celebrate its fortieth anniversary, the Promenade Museum is offering a retrospective which retraces its history and that of the Haute-Provence Geological Reserve. This exhibition looks back at the milestone moments, major scientific discoveries and conservation initiatives that have shaped the museum and reserve over the decades. Archive photographs, testimonies and rare objects immerse visitors in a fascinating human and scientific adventure.

A journey through time: The fossil room

Always present and timeless, the small room dedicated to fossils offers a window into the distant past of our planet. The fossil collections, carefully preserved and presented, tell the story of life on Earth. From trilobites to ammonites to dinosaur footprints, each fossil is a piece of the evolutionary puzzle. This exhibition is an invitation to understand the geological and biological processes that have sculpted our world.

Useful information

The Promenade Museum is open every day, except Monday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Guided tours are available by reservation for those who wish to deepen their knowledge and take full advantage of these exhibitions. The museum also offers educational workshops for children and conferences for nature and science enthusiasts.
By visiting the Promenade Museum in Digne-les-Bains, prepare yourself for an extraordinary journey through time and nature, where each exhibition is an open door to fascinating worlds. Don’t miss the opportunity to discover these new exhibitions and celebrate the unique heritage of this exceptional museum.

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