Jardin d'Acclimatation

  • Type of activity/equipment: Equestrian sports , Recreational activities , Equestrian centre , Games for children , Zoo - animal park

The Jardin d'Acclimatation is a zoo and amusement park created by Napoléon III and Empress Eugénie. It is open 365 days a year and attracts families, tourists and walkers.

Jardin d'Acclimatation
Bois de Boulogne, 75016 Paris 16ème


Bois de Boulogne
75016 Paris 16ème




+33 (0)1 40 67 90 85


Get off at “Les Sablons” métro station (line 1), take exit 2, then walk down rue d’Orléans. The entrance to the Jardin d’Acclimatation is 150 metres away.

The Jardin d’Acclimatation is served by 7 bus routes: 43 - 73 - 82 - 93 - PC1 - 174 – 244

The VINCI car park at the Palais des Congrès and the Jardin d’Acclimatation offer you 50% off your parking fee. Tickets on sale at the Jardin d’Acclimation ticket booths.

Small Train:
Enter by way of Porte Maillot; the Small Train takes you through the woods, free of change, to the Jardin d’Acclimatation.

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The Jardin d'Acclimatation spans 18 hectares in the heart of the Bois de Boulogne and can be accessed by a narrow-gauge train from Porte Maillot station. There is a range of activities to explore, including the legendary Enchanted River, funhouse mirrors, free play areas with swings, slides and climbing frames, and a little Normandy-style farm with rare species. Enjoy a peaceful lunch on the terrace of one of the restaurants or at one of the stands before jumping on the fairground rides, acquired from the nearby Luna Park.

Workshops for the whole family:
The Jardin d'Acclimatation offers children's workshops (cookery, magic, theatre, gardening and more) There are also workshops for adults, on subjects such as baking, cookery, fragrance and wine, as well as workshops where parents and children can cook together.

Events throughout the year:
The Jardin d'Acclimatation hosts events all year round: a carnival in February, 'Printemps des Poètes' in March, an Easter egg hunt and much more. In April, the Jardin d'Acclimatation celebrates civilisations, cultures and people from all around the world by inviting a country or region to put its culture on show for a month. Japan, Korea, Morocco, India, China, the US, Russia, French Overseas Territories and Brazil have all had this honour in previous years.


Type of clientele

  • Children
  • Specially for children
  • Groups
  • Home school groups
  • Special rate for large families


  • Minimum number: 10

Animals not accepted

Complementary welcome

Enjoy a bite to eat in one of the restaurants and cafés:

Le Pavillon des Oiseaux
La Terrasse du Jardin
La Grande Verrière
Le Petit Pavillon du Jardin
Salon de thé Angelina
Manège Gourmand
Crêperie de la Petite Ferme
La Chaumière Gourmande

Services and Activities


  • Leisure Center
  • Restaurant


Type of visit available

  • Unguided individual tours available permanently


Educational signs and documentation language(s)

Spoken language(s)

Language(s) of documentation

Group adults


Group children


Set price group children

for 30 attractions


Groups prices : schools


5 - 29€


5 - 29€


Reduced price : €2,50 for seniors

All inclusive pass : €29
Discovery pass : €11 for children

Attractions :
1 ticket : €3,90
Book of 15 tickets : €35
Book of 25 tickets : €55
Book of 50 tickets : €90

Free for disabled people
Free younger than 3 year