The National Museum of Natural History has amazed visitors since 1640.
The garden presents an amazing variety of plant life, with over 6000 different species. The Grande Galerie de l'Évolution (Gallery of Evolution), which spans 7500 m², illustrates the diversity of the living world with its animal display.
Spotlight on Families:
The Galerie des Enfants (Children's Gallery) teaches children and parents all about the challenges of biodiversity. Don't miss the Galerie de Paléontologie et d'Anatomie comparée (Gallery of Palaeontology and Comparative Anatomy), the Greenhouses and the Zoo with 5.5 ha dedicated to wildlife in the heart of Paris.
Facilities and services
Individual advance tickets at discounted prices (20+ tickets), tickets valid for 2 years. E-tickets available when buying 20–49 tickets.
Guided tours for groups (booking required)
Venue hire: galleries, amphitheatre, auditorium, etc.
Events and activities
The Museum gives a voice to its researchers, and conferences and interviews on biodiversity are available online.
All year round, daily. Jardin des Plantes (botanical garden): open 7.45am – 8pm daily in summer and 8am – 5.30pm daily in winter.
Greenhouses and Botanic Gallery: open 10am – 5pm from the beginning of October until the end of March and 10am – 6pm from April to October. Closed on Tuesdays.
Gallery of Evolution and Children's Gallery: open daily 10am – 6pm. Closed on Tuesdays, 1 May, 25 December and 1 January.
Zoo: Open daily 9am – 5pm in winter and 9am – 6pm in summer.
Galleries of Palaeontology and Comparative Anatomy: Open daily 10am Closed on Tuesdays, 1 May, 25 December and 1 January.
For TO sales and distributors: 25% discount from 20 tickets accumulated on all the Jardin des Plantes offer
Group rate from 20 people
Free entry for children < 3 years.
Gallery of Evolution: full price €9, concessions €7
Children's Gallery: full price €12, concessions €9
Greenhouses and Botanic Gallery: full price €7, concessions €5
Zoo: full price €13, concessions €10
Jardin des Plantes: free admission
Galleries of Palaeontology and Comparative Anatomy: full price €9, concessions €6
Special offer: Purchase of a full-price ticket to one site at the Jardin des Plantes allows the ticket holder discounted admission to the other Jardin des Plantes sites (upon presentation of the full-price ticket). Valid: 3 months.
Legnht of visit : 1:30 per site