Reopening of the Muséum's museums, gardens and zoos

June 5, 2020

The Muséum (Museum) is happy to announce the reopening of all its sites on Wednesday 19th of May 2021. Discover the visiting instructions and events schedule.

The visitor charter

The teams are ready to give you a high quality welcome and optimal visiting conditions. In response to the current health situation, the Muséum has therefore set up a visitor charter.

At each of the sites open to the public, suitable visit routes are set up, hydro-alcoholic gel dispensers are available to you, visiting areas and toilets are cleaned regularly, reception staff are equipped with masks and are here to answer your questions. We remind you that wearing a mask is mandatory from 11 years upwards and is recommended from 6 years old. Capacity is also limited according to government guidelines. The reopening conditions specific to each of the Muséum's museums, gardens or zoos are detailed on the relevant websites of each site.

Lotus sacré en gros plan

Lotus sacré (Nelumbo nucifera) - Jardin botanique Val Rahmeh-Menton

© MNHN - A. Iatzoura
Photo en contre-plongée de l'une des Grandes Serres du Jardin des Plantes, montrant la verrière et la végétation sur des rochers

Grandes Serres - Jardin des Plantes

© MNHN - F.-G. Grandin

Visiting arrangements

Online booking only for the Paris sites.
For the other Muséum sites, there is a limited number of tickets: ticket purchase takes place directly at the cash desk on the day, we advise you to use contactless payment by credit card where possible.

Young people go free in the first week ! 

To celebrate this reopening, the Muséum invites the very youngest to (re)discover its sites and exhibitions for free. From 19 to 24 May only, access is free :

-    for everyone under 13 to its zoos and aquariums (Parc Zoologique de Paris, Ménagerie du Jardin des Plantes, Réserve zoologique de la Haute-Touche (Haute-Touche Zoological Reserve), Marinarium de Concarneau (Concarneau Marinarium));

-    for everyone under 26 to the museums and gardens (Musée de l'Homme, galleries and temporary exhibition in the Jardin des Plantes, regional botanical gardens).

These free tickets must be booked online.

Photo d'une vue de l'Arboretum de Versailles-Chèvreloup, avec un lac au premier plan

Vue de l'Arboretum de Versailles-Chèvreloup

© MNHN - J. Munier

Makis catta au Parc zoologique de Paris

© MNHN - F.-G. Grandin
Galerie de l'Homme - Envolée des bustes

Galerie de l'Homme - Envolée des bustes

© P. Tourneboeuf
Photo de la caravane des animaux africains de la Grande Galerie de l'Évolution, menée par l'éléphant

Caravane africaine - Grande Galerie de l'Évolution

© MNHN - P. Lafaite