MUSEUM D’HISTOURE NATURELLE

Opening Hours:

09:30am-12:30am and 14:30pm-17:30pm
Closed on Sundays and Mondays

 

Excursion Details:
  • The French National Museum of Natural History, known in French as the Muséum national d’histoire naturelle, is the national natural history museum of France and a grand établissement of higher education part of Sorbonne Universities.
  • The main museum is located in Paris, France, on the left bank of the River Seine. It was founded in 1793 during the French Revolution, but was established earlier in 1635. As of 2017, the museum has 14 sites throughout France, with four in Paris, including the original location at the royal botanical garden, the Jardin des Plantes, which remains one of the seven departments of MNHN.
  • The museum comprises fourteen sites throughout France with four in Paris, including the original location at the Jardin des Plantes in the 5th arrondissement (métro Place Monge). The galleries open to the public are the Gallery of Mineralogy and Geology, the Gallery of Paleontology and Comparative Anatomy, the Gallery of Botany, and the famous Gallery of Evolution.
  • The musée de l’Homme is also in Paris, in the 16th arrondissement (métro Trocadéro). It houses displays in ethnography and physical anthropology, including artifacts, fossils, and other objects.
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