Illuminated ocean


An extraordinary journey that will astonish you just as much as it will draw your attention to the fragility of our oceans.


Discover the wonders of the oceans

This year, along the pathways of the Garden and the Ménagerie, the zoo of the Jardin des Plantes, your steps will lead you to discover the wonders of the Oceans.

Prepare to be amazed by the dozens of creatures in this poetic and artistic installation.

To facilitate the organisation of your visit:

All visitors (including concessions or those entitled to visit free of charge) are required to book and purchase their ticket online

+33 (0) 1 40 79 56 00

Buy your tickets

Visit a Museum site at a discounted rate with your full rate Océan en voie [Illuminated Ocean] ticket. Offer valid until 9 February 2020 at the following sites: Grande Galerie de l’Évolution (and the exhibition Océan: une plongée insolite) [Gallery of Evolution]; Galerie de Paléontologie et d’Anatomie comparée [Comparative Anatomy and Paleontology Gallery]; La Ménagerie, le zoo du Jardin des Plantes [Ménagerie, the zoo of the Jardin des Plantes]; Itinéraire Grandes Serres & Botanique [Botanical and Greenhouses Tour]; Parc zoologique de Paris [Zoological Park of Paris]; Musée de l’Homme (and the exhibition Je mange donc je suis) [Museum of Mankind].