Fossil Museum

La Vanille Nature Park houses the Fossil Museum: "100 Million Years Under the Sea". This exhibition of international standard hold hundreds of fossils from Madagascar - a collection that Mr. Owen Griffiths, director of the park, has collected over many years. Collector pieces and works of art relating thereto demonstrate their diversity biology and how they are collected and cleaned in Madagascar. 

Ammonites are the well-known and most popular fossils. In addition, the museum includes a section showing modern history of marine mammals of Mauritius. It outlines a range of whale skeletons as well as seals, dugongs and carvings on whale teeth ...

This exhibition is the work of Dr. Julian Hume, recognized worldwide as the Natural History artist and paleontologist. He collaborated with several museums worldwide, including the Smithsonian in New York, the Bishop Museum in Hawaii and the British Museum.