The Muséum operates in a wide field, where studying the past enlightens the future and where natural science mingles with human science. It fulfils its role through five missions, relayed by a variety of disciplines and professions, which allows it to address every aspect of a topic.

Here are the Muséum’s five missions:

  • basic and applied research
  • conservation and the expansion of its collections
  • education
  • the dissemination of knowledge
  • expertise