Tickets for Grande Galerie de l'Évolution: Skip The Line

7,000 preserved animal specimens under one giant roof

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Opening hours
Today:  10:00 - 18:00
Tomorrow:  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
  • 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!
Ocean, an unusual dive
Now on - Jan 5, 2020

A hostile world of sub-zero temperatures and skull-crushing pressure inhabited by bizarre lifeforms... Nope, it's not a distant planet in a far-flung galaxy, but something much closer to home. The depths of the ocean are the Earth's final frontier, and they're inhabited by some of the strangest creatures in the world.

This exhibition lets you explore the incredible biodiversity that lurks in the deepest depths of our oceans. Discover the microscopic world of plankton, the state-of-the-art technology that makes deep-sea exploration possible, and the otherworldly creatures who manage to survive in some of the most extreme environments on the planet.

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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.

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What's included
Skip-the-line access to the Grande Galerie de l'Évolution
Access to the temporary exhibition (if selected)
Guided tour
Access to the Children's Gallery
Access to the Virtual Reality Room
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Grande Galerie de l'Évolution
36 Rue Geoffroy-Saint-Hilaire, 75005, Paris
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Jun 13, 2019
I Had a great time there
Mar 21, 2019
Dec 1, 2018
This national history museum is on a whole another level! Entertaining few hours with the kids. A must if your children are animal lovers.
Jul 12, 2019
Bonne proposition pour de bonne s dispositions à prendre pour une sortie en famille sans surprise
Jul 8, 2019
Très bien je recommande cette visite, très bien documente
Jul 7, 2019
Pas d attente accueil Super magnifique structure et très intéressant
Jun 10, 2019
Intéressant, à voir avec des enfants !
Jun 10, 2019
Simple et efficace
Jun 1, 2019
Très bien
May 31, 2019
Coupe-file au top !!!’ absolument aucune attente alors qu’il y a avait 100 mètre de file pour ceux qui n’avait pas de billet.
Ce musée est magique, superbe dans un lieu d’exception

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