Privatising the Grande Galerie de l’Évolution (Gallery of Evolution)

Covering 6,000 m2, the permanent exhibition displays thousands of animal specimens that recount the amazing story of the evolution of the living world. The remarkable metal architecture of this 19th century monument and its uniquely staged national collections offer a magnificent, sensory-rich setting for your events.

The venues

The reception areas lie in the heart of the permanent exhibition space and can accommodate up to 1,200 people for a cocktail party, 430 people for a dinner and 200 people for a dance.

  • Café area
  • Balcon Nef (Nave balcony)
  • Balcon Médiathèque (Media library balcony)
  • Hall sous les Baleines (Hall beneath the whales)

Recommended days and times:

  • Tuesdays: all day and evenings (the day the Muséum is closed to the public)
  • from Wednesday to Monday: after 8:00 pm

Café area + self-guided tour of permanent exhibition

Surface area: 162 m2
Location: level 1
Capacity: 80 people for a sit-down dinner, 170 people for a cocktail party
Price: €18,000 (excl. VAT) + technical costs

Balcon Nef + self-guided tour of permanent exhibition

Surface area: 285 m2
Location: level 1
Capacity: 200 people for a sit-down dinner, 400 people for a cocktail party
Price: €20,000 (excl. VAT) + technical costs

Balcon Médiathèque + self-guided tour of permanent exhibition

Area: 298 m2
Location: Level 1
Capacity: 150 people for a sit-down dinner, 300 people for a cocktail party
Price: 20,000 € (excl. VAT) + technical costs

Hall sous les Baleines + self-guided tour of permanent or temporary exhibition

Area: 200 m2
Location: Level -1
Capacity: 200 people for a dance, 250 people for a cocktail party
Price: €13,000 (excl. VAT) + technical costs

Grande Galerie de l'Évolution - Dîner sur le balcon Nef

© MNHN - A. Iatzoura

Grande Galerie de l'Évolution - Cocktail sur le balcon Nef

© MNHN - A. Iatzoura

Grande Galerie de l'Évolution - Dîner sur le balcon Médiathèque

© MNHN - A. Iatzoura

Grande Galerie Évolution

© L. Seng

Grande Galerie de l'Évolution - Cocktail sur l'espace Café

© MNHN - E. Brudy

Grande Galerie de l'Évolution - Soirée dansante dans le Hall sous les baleines

© MNHN - A. Iatzoura

GRANDE GALERIE DE L'ÉVOLUTION PACKAGE OFFERS

2 space package + self-guided tour of permanent exhibition
Price: €25,000 (excl. VAT) + technical costs

3 space package + self-guided tour of permanent exhibition
Price: €30,000 (excl. VAT) + technical costs

4 space package + self-guided tour of permanent exhibition
Price: €35,000 (excl. VAT) + technical costs

Private tour of permanent or temporary exhibition with unrestricted access:
Price: €4,000 excl. VAT (2 hours, 200 people) + technical costs

 

PACKAGE OFFERS FOR THE GRANDE GALERIE DE L'ÉVOLUTION + AMPHITHÉÂTRE VERNIQUET (the Muséum’s large lecture theatre)

1 space package GGE + Amphithéâtre:
Price: €22,000 (excl. VAT) + technical costs

2 space package GGE + Amphithéâtre:
Price: €27,000 (excl. VAT) + technical costs

3 space package GGE + Amphithéâtre:
Price: €32,000 (excl. VAT) + technical costs

Technical costs

 

Technical costs are to be foreseen in addition to the venue hire price. These costs vary according to the number of guests, the format, the installation/dismantling time and the number of spaces hired.

  • Organisation management
  • Audiovisual management
  • Carpeting (only for the Nef and Médiathèque balconies)
  • Cleanup
  • Security