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Former Naval Medical School
25 rue de l’Am.-Meyer, 17300 Rochefort Route Planner
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Opening hours

Apr-Sep: 10.30am (1hr30), 2pm, 3pm (40min) and 4pm (1hr30); rest of year: 2pm, 3pm (40min) and 4pm (1hr30) - closed Tue (Mar-Feb), Jan, 1 May, 25 Dec

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The School of Naval and Tropical Medicine, founded in 1722, was the first in the world. The current building dates from the late 18C, and has a chapel with a bell. You can visit the library (25 000 books) and peruse the anatomy, zoology, surgery (over 600 instruments) and natural history collections.

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