Museum National D'Histoire Naturelle

A natural history museum famed for its Grande Galerie de l’Evolution, a stunning display of thousands of animal species with an area devoted to children. Other galleries house the rich collections of paleontology, comparative anatomy, mineralogy and geology. The galleries and exhibition halls are surrounded by the botanical gardens of Paris and one of the oldest zoological gardens in the world, the Ménagerie. The restored tropical greenhouses have re-opened after a five-year face-lift. The Galerie des Enfants is a new space geared for children aged 6-12 devoted to biodiversity and the environment. Wed-Mon 10 am-6 pm, Sat late night until 8 pm.