Grande Galerie de l’Évolution (Gallery of Evolution)

  • Museum
  • Sciences and technology
  • Natural sciences
  • Environment
  • Natural history

Since 1640, the Museum national d'Histoire naturelle has amazed visitors.

With more than 6,000 species, the garden has an exceptional diversity of plants. The Great Evolution Gallery, with its magnificent 7,500m² space, features animals to illustrate the diversity of the living world.

Family Focus: Parents and children are made aware of biodiversity issues through the Children's Gallery. Not to mention the Paleontology and Comparative Anatomy Galleries, the Grandes Serres or the Ménagerie with its 5.5 ha in the heart of Paris dedicated to wildlife.

Offers and servicesIndividual ticketing in advance at preferential rates (from 20 tickets) tickets valid for 2 years. Tickets available between 20 and 49 tickets. guided tours for groups (on reservation)Rental of spaces: galleries, amphitheatre, auditorium... Events and entertainmentCultural events and events of the Museum: free events (films, public courses, conferences)Also find the Paris Zoological Park and the Musée de l'Homme, sites managed by the Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle.

Opening and closing times

Every day throughout the year between 10 am and 6 pm. Closed on Tuesday. Last admission 45 minutes before closing.

Rates

Groups : On reservation, from 20 people: Permanent exhibition 7 € ; Temporary exhibition: 9 €.
Guided tour from 165 € / group of 20 people

Ticketing in numbers : From - 25 % from 20 tickets ordered (on all the offer of the Jardin des Plantes)

Reduced price: 7 to 9 € (€7 for the spaces: Grande Galerie de l'Évolution permanent exhibition only
€10 on the spaces: Grande Galerie de l'Evolution + temporary exhibition or Children's Gallery)
Adult: 10 to 12 € (€10 for the spaces: Grande Galerie de l'Évolution permanent exhibition only
€12 on the spaces: Grande Galerie de l'Evolution + temporary exhibition or Children's Gallery)
Large family: 35 €.

Free entry for children < 25 years, disabled people and accompanying persons.
Group rate available for > 20 people.

Payment methods accepted

  • American Express
  • Bank/credit card
  • Cheque
  • Chèques Vacances
  • Cash

Reception

Types of customers

  • Children

Groups

  • Minimum number of people : 20

Animals

  • Animals accepted

Additional information

  • individual guided tours, children's workshops during temporary exhibitions; virtual reality cabinet

Visits

Types of visits available

  • Unguided individual tours available permanently

Services and facilities

Facilities

  • Lift

Services

  • Fast food
  • Restaurant
  • Shop

Activities

  • Children's entertainment
  • Temporary exhibition

Languages

Spoken languages

  • French

Documentation languages

  • English
  • French

Visit languages

  • English
  • French

Languages of educational signs

  • English
  • French

Accessibility

  • Visual disability
  • WC + grab handle + adequate space to move
  • Reception staff sensitized to the reception of people with disabilities
  • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
  • Hearing disability
  • Mental disability

Access

Bus : lines 24, 57, 61, 63, 67, 89, 91 stop "Mosquée / Jardin des Plantes"

Batobus : stop Jardin des Plantes

Metro, RER : line 5 Gare d’Austerlitz, line 7 Censier Daubenton, line 10 Jussieu or Gare d’Austerlitz, RER C Paris-Austerlitz

Train : Gare d’Austerlitz & Gare de Lyon

Vélib station close by

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