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

  • Caravane africaine - Grande Galerie de l'Évolution © MNHN - JC Domenech

    Grande Galerie de l’Évolution (Gallery of Evolution)

    36 rue Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 75005 Paris

    They don’t speak, but they tell you everything about life.

  • 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 Géologie et de Minéralogie (Geology and Mineralogy 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,...