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Grande Galerie de l'Evolution

Jardin des Plantes - 36, Rue Geoffroy - Saint Hilaire 75005, 75005 Paris, France
+33 1 40 79 54 79
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This is a great place to visit with children of all ages. There is a great expo on animals that are... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
danish75
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Paris, France
Fun with kids

It's the centrepiece of the Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris (Paris Natural History Museum). It... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2017
Alexandre C
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Paris, France
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Jardin des Plantes - 36, Rue Geoffroy - Saint Hilaire 75005, 75005 Paris, France
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Reviewed 13 May 2017

This is a great place to visit with children of all ages. There is a great expo on animals that are now extinct which is actually quite depressing--but the whole place is fabulous.

Thank danish75
Reviewed 12 May 2017

It's the centrepiece of the Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris (Paris Natural History Museum). It features plenty of different animals (all dead obs) and by plenty I really mean plenty! It covers at least 4 floors!

Thank Alexandre C
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I found the exposition quite impressive and informative. There were different kinds of animals, some I've never seen before. It's really something to be able to look at real (but stuffed) animals in details. Kids will love this! The place is designed with kids in...More

2  Thank Colonel1954Dz
Reviewed 9 January 2017

This was a pretty average experience to be honest. Firstly the line was ridiculously slow and we were there in December, there was only one staff member operating the ticket line. All signage is in French and that's fine, but not necessarily suitable for all....More

1  Thank Niall29
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I took my 5 year old son and we really enjoyed it!! There are 4 levels. They do have an elevator. The first floor (Level 0) is marine habitats. Floor 1 includes the African Savannah among many other Terrestrial habitats. Floor 2 is Mans role...More

Thank Julie U
Reviewed 2 January 2017

You kids will definitely enjoy this museum. Very rich gallery where they can spend 2 to 3 hours. I also enjoyed the visit :)

Thank Ronyra
Reviewed 25 December 2016

A nice discovery of animal kingdom and the overall theme of the evolution of life, with the first too floors having a lot of naturalized animals as well as skeletons. A great tool and very well done for families, but as a flipside it tends...More

Thank SnowyBadger
Reviewed 15 September 2016

The Grande Galerie de l'Evolution is part of the Paris Natural History Museum, and definately the best part of the whole site. Whereas the conventional museum is more of a theatrical setting, meant to entertain kids and families, the Grande Galerie has kept its scientific...More

1  Thank immorissal
Reviewed 1 September 2016

If you've been to Paris before, and have seen all the must-sees, or if you are not interested in arts, or if you want to do more kid friendly activities, or avoid long queues, I recommend a visit to the jardin des plantes for this...More

Thank Rania M
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

So it's a little out of the way....but you need to go with or without children. The price seems a bit steep but once you are inside it becomes clear what your money is spent on. The exhibits are amazing and there is so much...More

Thank Kat B
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The Latin Quarter bursts with intellectual life,
architectural splendour and ongoing merriment. The
small streets are filled with classical buildings,
student bars and lively eateries while the squares are
dominated by historic monuments. The area is defined
by the 800-year-old Sorbonne University, where Latin
once prevailed, and is famous for the Pantheon which
celebrates the great men and women of France. During
...More
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