World Ocean Day Programme 2016

Discovery Week-end of Tatihou island, 4th and 5th June 2016, located in the West of Contentin in Lower Normandy. It is the first maritime museum laboratory from 1887 to 1923. It is a remarkable site.
Different activities are proposed on the historical and natural heritage.

Pre-registration :
End of the registration: 27 May 2016

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Week-end Découverte de l'île de Tatihou

Pratical information

Discovery Week-end
of Tatihou island

From  4th to 5th June

Tel. : 00 33 (0) 1 40 79 48 85/56 87

Responsible contact:
Tel. : 00 33 (0) 1 40 79 54 11

participation costs 150€ (including incluant ship round trip from Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, living expenses on the island according terms indicated in the inscription form, overnight stay,  Saturday dinner, Sunday lunch, organisation cost participation, access to the educational and museum areas , activities).


A daily commitment…
At the crossroads of the Earth, life and human sciences, the Muséum has devoted its resources to the study of nature for close to 400 years.

Our fivefold mission is to:

  1. Maintain our exceptional collections
  2. Conduct state of the art research
  3. Provide multidisciplinary education
  4. Offer recognized expertise
  5. Ensure the dissemination of knowledge needed to protect biodiversity and our natural heritage.

The Muséum is a unique repository with a major scientific legacy that allies unparalleled knowledge and know-how.

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Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle


Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle
57, rue Cuvier
75005 Paris, France




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