A day with Jeanne Baret - Lectures

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As part of the Jeanne Baret series, we invite you to discover this great 18th century explorer.

Born near Bibracte in 1740, Jeanne Baret, explorer and botanist, was the first woman to be identified as having circumnavigated the globe, disguised as a man, on the flute "L'Etoile", with Bougainville's expedition.


. 14h30-15h30: Daily life on a ship in the 18th century (functional, social and hierarchical organisation), by Mr Vincent Campredon, Director of the Musée National de la Marine and Mrs Charlotte Drahé, Administrator of the Musée de la Marine de Rochefort

. 15h30-16h30: The botanical adventure in the 18th century, by Mrs Florence Tessier, National Museum of Natural History

. 16h30-17h30: The adventure of women, Mrs Christel Mouchard, writer

In partnership with the Musée national de la Marine, the Museum national d'Histoire Naturelle, L’Université pour tous de Bourgogne.


Extend your day in the company of Jeanne Baret with the play Jeanne Baret, une femme autour du monde, a play written and directed by Jacques Arnould (8pm).

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Practical infos
No upcoming dates
Length of activity : 3h
Rendezvous spot : archaeological site (summit)
Only in french. In case of rain, the lectures will be held in the museum. 
Reservation required on 03 85 86 52 40