Verniquet Lecture theater

This recently restored, unique building of majestic proportions is a listed Historic Monument and can accommodate symposiums, general assemblies and conferences. For a short while, experience both the history of science and the history of this incredible architecture.

Delightful architecture from the last century
Listed as a Historic Monument and renovated at the end of 2003, this unique building is able to host all kinds of institutional and private events, such as conferences, symposiums, seminars and lectures.

The last example of an amphitheatre from the revolutionary era, it is of architectural, historical and scientific interest. This great amphitheatre has witnessed a century of prestigious teaching and hugely important discoveries, as well as the golden age of chemistry.

Situated in the heart of the Jardin des Plantes, the prestigious character of its hemicycle and magnificent architecture is utterly captivating. Included in its renovation was state-of-the-art equipment - a 6 m x 3 m screen, a video projector, DVD and video players, interpretation booths, etc. It can seat up to 315 people for any kind of institutional or private event (seminars, conferences, etc.).

Amphithéâtre Verniquet - Extérieur


Amphithéâtre Verniquet - Panoramique

© T. Deron

Amphithéâtre Verniquet


Amphithéâtre Verniquet


Amphithéâtre Verniquet - Coursive


Amphithéâtre Verniquet - Foyer


Jardin des Plantes - Installation d'une tente dans le square

© MNHN - E. Brudy

Technical data sheet

Area: 480 m2
Capacity: 315 tablet seats
Price: €6,000 excl. VAT

  • Fixed video projector
  • VHS video recording and playback machine
  • DVD video recording and playback machine
  • Betcam video playback machine
  • K7 audio recording and playback machine
  • DVD video playback machine
  • CD audio playback machine
  • Simultaneous interpretation equipment
  • Wired microphones (4)
  • Fixed ambient microphones (2)
  • HF microphones (6) +1 HF collar microphone
  • Simultaneous interpretation microphones (2)
  • 1 fixed camera
  • Screen (1) 6 m x 3 m

Included: cloakrooms, power supply, coffee breaks possible in the foyer.
Not included: audiovisual management, security and cleaning.

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