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Grande Galerie de l'Évolution, Paris

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#30 of 129 in Museums in Paris
Specialty Museum Museum
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  • discovery of species and evolution free visit for less than 26 years allows to make a family outing for a good price.
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  • This is huge museum in many floors. Lights and voices feels like you are in African savannah and weather is changing all the time. Impressive. Exhibitions are well built. Only minus point is that almo...  more »
  • The Museum of evolution represents the animals that make up the various terrestrial habitats with skeletons that with reconstructions, always within the jardin de plantes we then visited an exhibition of national geographic, and finally the mineralogy Museum of archaeology. 3-4 hours well spent.
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  • €11 euro for a large, dark gallery of specimens. Little English. Good for kids and those who need air conditioning or want to watch videos. The museum of paleontology and comparative anatomy at the other end of the park is much better. Frankly, it's ridiculous that the several related museums around this garden have no combined ticket. To see all of them, you need to shell out about €30, paying separately at each. The greenhouse and mineral display are small and unimpressive, and ENGLISH EXPLANATIONS are lacking throughout.
  • I love museums, but I think that this is better than the natural history museum in London, at least the main galleries are. My 5 year old daughter loves the video screen that show videos and interactive information on the exhibits. I just wish more was in English, or I spoke better French (there is some translation)
  • Amazing! Well preserved. One downside about this place is that all the information is in French only. It would be great to have audio guide in English or English explanation though.
  • Absolutely superb building! The building alone is worth the visit. The permanent exposition is well organised and a real effort was put in presenting in an interesting way. There is a kid's exposition as well, with a lot of interactive features but only in French.
  • Tickets not honored. Went in here first but due to time constraints I had a class and had to leave the family (we had only been in here for 25 minutes) so we went to the gate and asked the staff if everyone could come back in after they walked me out and they said yes. We went out ( I'm directionally challenged so hubby had to point me in the right direction) they went back in and their tickets wouldn't work so they explained the situation and staff was still there who said it was okay to come back in but they wouldn't honor that and let my family back in! Poor service, can't say about what was in it.

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