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Conservatoire of Bégonia

Interpretation Centre in Rochefort
  • Discover the infinite diversity of Begonias. Over 1.500 species and varieties. Many maritime expeditions leaving from Rochefort had scientific and especially botanical purposes.

    Discovered by on one of these expeditions in the West Indies in 1690, the Begonia constitute one of the largest genera in the plant kingdom : 2.000 species on 4 continents, from sea level to the Andes Mountains, and nearly 15.000 hybrids have been created since 1845.

    Guided tour exclusively (length of time...
    Discover the infinite diversity of Begonias. Over 1.500 species and varieties. Many maritime expeditions leaving from Rochefort had scientific and especially botanical purposes.

    Discovered by on one of these expeditions in the West Indies in 1690, the Begonia constitute one of the largest genera in the plant kingdom : 2.000 species on 4 continents, from sea level to the Andes Mountains, and nearly 15.000 hybrids have been created since 1845.

    Guided tour exclusively (length of time from 45 to 60 minutes maximum)
    The Museum is closed on public holidays.
  • Environment
    • Town outskirts
    • Town location
  • Groups (Max capacity)
    • 25  Maximum number of people
Services
  • Accessibility
    • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
    • WC + grab handle + adequate space to move
  • Equipment
    • Car park
    • Free car park
    • Toilets
  • Services
    • Pets welcome
    • Guided tours
Rates
Payment methods
  • Check
  • Cash
  • Bank/credit card
  • From February 1, 2024 to November 29, 2024
  • Reduced price
    5 €
  • Adult
    6 €
  • Child
    5 €
Openings
  • From February 1, 2024
    until March 31, 2024
  • From April 2, 2024
    until April 30, 2024
  • From May 2, 2024
    until May 7, 2024
  • From May 10, 2024
    until May 19, 2024
  • From May 21, 2024
    until July 13, 2024
  • From July 15, 2024
    until August 14, 2024
  • From August 16, 2024
    until September 27, 2024
  • From October 1, 2024
    until October 31, 2024
  • From November 2, 2024
    until November 10, 2024
  • From November 12, 2024
    until November 29, 2024
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    3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
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