National Museum of Natural History

TIckets and tours to the National Museum of Natural History

The National Museum of Natural History originates from the royal garden of medicinal plants created by King Louis XIII in 1635. Having initially a pur...

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The Ménagerie, the zoo of the Jardin des Plantes, is a vast wooded area covering several hectares where nature is omnipresent, in all its fo...

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Available in: English
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Museums

They don’t speak, but they tell you everything about life. They are the 7,000 incredibly lifelike specimens in the Grande Galerie de l’Évolu...

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Available in: English
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$ 11
Gardens & parks

Nature demonstrates creativity… From primitive aquatic plants which conquered the world to drought-tolerant plants, disappear amongst the fa...

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$ 8
Museums

What is a human being? What makes us different from other species? Our body? Our genes? Our imangination? Our empathy? How do we as humans s...

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The inside story

The National Museum of Natural History originates from the royal garden of medicinal plants created by King Louis XIII in 1635. Having initially a purely medical function, the garden became in 1718 the King's garden and focused on natural history, instructing public, putting together collections and conducting scientific research. During the French Revolution the museum expanded its collection and continued to flourish during the 19th century.

Today, the Museum of Natural History aims to both research and public diffusion of knowledge. In Paris, three departments are dedicated to the public knowledge: the Galleries of the Jardin des Plantes, Botanical Parks and Zoos, and The Museum of Man (Musée de l'Homme).

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How to get there

National Museum of Natural History 57 Rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris Paris
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