The living and the non-living, the past, present and future… The mineral, plant and animal kingdoms… The microscopic and the visible… All waiting to be discovered at the Muséum’s exhibitions and events held in its various galleries, gardens and zoos in France.

Galleries, gardens and zoos

  • Jardin des Plantes © MNHN - Jérôme Munier

    Jardin des Plantes (Garden of Plants)

    57 rue Cuvier 75005 Paris

    Passing on knowledge and tradition… The incredible variety of shapes, colours and scents of the plants in the Jardin des Plantes, open...

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    Admission free

  • Galerie des Enfants © MNHN - Julien Pons

    Galerie des Enfants (Children’s Gallery)

    36 rue Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 75005 Paris

    Can the chaffinch, pike, jaguar and penguin live side by side? The answer is yes - at the Galerie des Enfants. The whole family can...

  • Rutile (n°204.123) © MNHN - Bernard Faye

    Galerie de Minéralogie et de Géologie (Mineralogy and Geology Gallery)

    36 rue Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 75005 Paris

    They are the envy of many… This Gallery’s collections, among the oldest and most prestigious in the world, include Martian meteorites,...

  • Galerie de botanique © MNHN - JC Domenech

    Galerie de Botanique (Botanical Gallery)

    18 rue Buffon 75005 Paris

    The length of the rows in the Galerie de Botanique is staggering… Within the oldest and largest herbarium in the world, eight million...