The Muséum’s sites

The Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, whose historic heart is located in the Jardin des Plantes, operates on 12 sites in Paris, Île-de-France and throughout France, 10 of which are open to the public.

Sites du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle


Sites reserved for research

Centre for Research and Education on Coastal Systems (CRESCO)
38 rue du Port Blanc
35800 Dinard
+33 2 23 18 58 90

This marine station dates back to 1935. Recently transformed and renamed "CRESCO" (Centre de Recherche et d'Enseignement sur les Systèmes Côtiers), it offers a modern working space for researchers and students. This new scientific centre is the result of the collaboration between the Ifremer team in Saint-Malo and the Museum. Its objectives are research, observation, expertise and the dissemination of scientific culture on biodiversity and the sustainable management of coastal areas.

Campus Muséum - Brunoy
4 avenue du Petit-Château
91800 Brunoy
+33 1 60 47 92 04 / 92 05

This research site, closed to the public, is home to teams specialising in forest ecology and the adaptive strategy of living organisms. Themes covered: functioning, evolution and regulatory mechanisms of tropical forest ecosystems and soil food webs.