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Overview

Highlights

  • Witness a world of biodiversity and natural wonders in a giant 19th-century hall in Paris
  • Learn about the work of famous naturalists and see mammals, sea animals and cool bones
  • Head outside afterwards to see a car that's been smashed by a meteorite!

Exhibitions

Pierres Précieuses
Now on  - Jun 14, 2021

How can something as small as a gem express so much about individuals and even societies?

This year, the Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle has teamed up with Van Cleef and Arpels to bring you their annual exhibition of precious stones, featuring more than 500 minerals, gems and works of art from the museum, and another 200 jewelry pieces on loan from Van Cleef and Arpels.

Through interactive screens and 40 showcases, you'll be able to learn more about the earth's 4.56 billion years of history, and see the dialogue between mother nature and artisanal craftsmanship through some of the rarest stones.

The final section of the exhibition gives a glimpse into the jewelers of the 17th century, including a reconstruction of Louis XV's golden fleece and a newly crafted piece by Van Cleef and Arpels.

Description

If Noah's Ark were real, it might look like this! Enter a world of evolution in the Grande Galerie de l'Évolution. Get up close to 7,000 preserved animal specimens, from elephants to insects, polar bears and cheetahs. You can also see a car that's been smashed by a meteorite!

From anatomy, fossils and molecules, to the giant squid waving its tentacles at everyone who passes, this animal-packed hall within the Natural History Museum makes for any inquisitive kid's dream day. And it might just be yours too.

With four floors of mammals, sea animals and insects to look at up close, the Grande Galerie de l'Évolution is a journey into the history and diversity of wildlife on Earth.

Uncover the interaction between man and nature in different parts of the world, and find out how naturalists like Lamarck, Darwin and Mendel changed the way we look at life on our pale blue dot.

The perfect escape on a rainy day in Paris.

Ticket

What's included

Skip-the-line access to the Grande Galerie de l'Évolution
Access to the temporary exhibition (if selected)

What's not included

Guided tour
Access to the Children's Gallery
Access to the Virtual Reality Room

Amendment policy

  • Changes may be possible for this ticket

Venue

Opening hours

Grande Galerie de l'Évolution
Saturday 10:00 - 18:00
Sunday 10:00 - 18:00
Monday 10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 10:00 - 18:00
Thursday 10:00 - 18:00
Friday 10:00 - 18:00

How to get there

Grande Galerie de l'Évolution
36 Rue Geoffroy-Saint-Hilaire, 75005, Paris
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Ratings & reviews

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M
Mar 1, 2020
Excellent
Amazing. We are so small compared to those majestic animals! And there is also a fantastic collection of insects - very beautiful butterflies.
R
Feb 23, 2020
Average
needs more interactive features... and more animals skeletons. But other than that a very interesting exhibition. 95% of the exhibition were in french (I know France) but at least español, English...
needs more interactive features... and more animals skeletons. But other than that a very interesting exhibition. 95% of the exhibition were in french (I know France) but at least español, English of something.
A
Nov 7, 2019
Excellent
Super easy

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