Museum of Hunting and Nature can be described as Deyrolle (famous taxidermy shop on Rue du Bac) on steroids. The Museum, founded in 1967 by wealthy industrialists François and Jacqueline Sommer is a must-see when in Paris. Recently renovated and curated with a nod to the wunderkammers of old, each room features a wooden cabinet dedicated to a different hunted animal. Concealed in the cabinet drawers are bronze casts of the animal’s footprints and turds, depictions of the animal in its natural habitat, and a poem as a tribute to the animal.

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