The actual website hosting the media is actually under work. All the media are still available on demand.


Information - Médiathèque en cours de refonte

The website museumedia.mnhn.fr is closed since the 1st January 2016 due to technical maintenance. You can use the contact mentioned below for any requests of a photo or a video.

Muséum photo library and video library
Aurélie Roux, documentalist
phototheque@mnhn.fr / aurelie.roux@mnhn.fr
57, rue Cuvier - CP 27
75005 Paris
+33(0)1 40 79 39 59


Explore the multimedia archive
Muséumedia, the online image bank of the Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, gives you access to many pictures of the premises, collections and main themes of the Muséum.
You can view photos and videos as a mosaic along with the information linked to each media item.

Order media
You can order media online or by sending your request to Aurélie Roux, documentalist at the Multimedia department: phototheque@mnhn.fr / aurelie.roux@mnhn.fr

A price list applies to these pictures, which may be used free of charge for articles that promote the Muséum.
If you are looking for a photo of a specimen from the collections of the Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, and this picture cannot be found in the Muséumedia archive, you may ask for it to be photographed. Subject to availability and interest in the subject, the photograph will be taken by a photographer from the Muséum.

Submit your media
You can also help to expand our image bank by submitting media of your own that are relevant to the sites and themes of the Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle.

For all contributions, please contact Aurélie Roux: phototheque@mnhn.fr / aurelie.roux@mnhn.fr