FAQ

Do you have any questions about the French Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle? Before contacting us, you might find it helpful to look at our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

  • How much do admission tickets cost for the Jardin des Plantes Galleries? Where can I buy them from?

    Jardin des Plantes
    The Jardin des Plantes is open and free of charge to everyone.
    All the sites within the Jardin des Plantes have separate admission charges.

    The Grande Galerie de l’Évolution
    Price of admission: Full price €10 and reduced price €7.
    Admission is free on presentation of proof of entitlement; a list of the relevant documents can be found on the Grande Galerie de l’Évolution page.
    When there is a temporary exhibition, a combined ticket is available, full price €12 and reduced price €9.
    Tickets can be bought in advance from the online ticket office or on-site on the day of your visit.

    The Galerie des Enfants
    Price of admission: Full price €12 and reduced price €9. The ticket includes admission to the permanent exhibition at the Grande Galerie de l’Évolution.
    Admission is free on presentation of proof of entitlement; a list of the relevant documents can be found on the Galerie des Enfants page.
    Tickets can be bought in advance from the online ticket office or on-site on the day of your visit.

    The Cabinet de Réalité Virtuelle
    Price of admission: €5 in addition to the Grande Galerie de l'Évolution ticket.

    The Galerie de Minéralogie et de Géologie
    Price of admission: Full price €7 and reduced price €5.
    Admission is free on presentation of proof of entitlement: a list of the relevant documents can be found on the Galerie de Minéralogie page.
    Tickets can be bought in advance from the online ticket office or on-site on the day of your visit.

    The Galerie de Paléontologie et d’Anatomie comparée
    Price of admission: Full price €9 and reduced price €6.
    Admission is free on presentation of proof of entitlement: a list of the relevant documents can be found on the Galerie de Paléontologie et d’Anatomie comparée page.
    Tickets are only available on-site on the day of your visit.

    The Galerie de Botanique
    Price of admission: Full price €7 and reduced price €5.
    Admission is free on presentation of proof of entitlement: a list of the relevant documents can be found on the Galerie de Botanique page.
    Tickets are only available on-site on the day of your visit.

    The Grandes Serres du Jardin des Plantes
    Price of admission: Full price €7 and reduced price €5.
    Admission is free on presentation of proof of entitlement; a list of the relevant documents can be found on the Grandes Serres page.
    Tickets are only available on-site on the day of your visit.

    The Ménagerie
    Price of admission: Full price €13 and reduced price €9.
    Admission is free on presentation of proof of entitlement: a list of the relevant documents can be found on the Ménagerie page.
    Tickets can be bought in advance from the online ticket office or on-site on the day of your visit.

  • How much are admission tickets to the Parc Zoologique de Paris? Where can I buy them from?

    Admission tickets are €20 full price (adults from 13 years old), €17 concession for adults and €15 for children aged between 3 and 11. Admission is free on presentation of proof of entitlement: a list of the relevant documents can be found on this page.

    Tickets can be bought online in advance from the online ticket office or on-site on the day of your visit.

    Parc Zoologique de Paris website

  • How much are admission tickets to the Musée de l’Homme? Where can I buy them from?

    Permanent exhibition - Galerie de l'Homme
    Price of admission: Full price €10 and reduced price €7. Admission is free on presentation of proof of entitlement: a list of the relevant documents can be found on this page.

    Combined ticket - Permanent exhibition Galerie de l’Homme + Temporary exhibition
    Price of admission: Full price €12 and reduced price €9. Admission is free on presentation of proof of entitlement: a list of the relevant documents can be found on this page.

    Other offers and rates
    fixed-price tickets and annual passes

    Tickets can be bought online in advance from the online ticket office or on-site on the day of your visit.

    Musée de l’Homme website

     

    Vue du Musée de l'Homme depuis la Tour Eiffel © Jean-François Krettly
    Vue du Musée de l'Homme depuis la Tour Eiffel © Jean-François Krettly

  • Can I enter the Muséum with the Culture Pass?

    As it is not attached to the Ministry of Culture, the Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle does not offer free admission or reductions for Culture Pass holders at any of its sites.

     

    The Jardin des Plantes greenhouses © Manuel Cohen

    The Jardin des Plantes greenhouses © Manuel Cohen, par Manuel Cohen

  • Is there a ticket for admission to all of the Muséum’s sites?

    Combined tickets or tickets which are valid for all the Muséum’s sites are not available. Each site has its own admission ticket.

    However, there is a discovery package for the Jardin des Plantes Galleries: a full-price admission ticket entitles you to a reduction in the admission price for another Jardin des Plantes site of your choice. This offer is valid for 3 months.

     

    The Jardin des Plantes greenhouses © Manuel Cohen, by Manuel Cohen