National Museum of Natural History, Paris

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#22 of 147 in Museums in Paris
National Museum of Natural History includes the recently renovated Grande Galerie de l'Evolution, where you can see thousands of animal specimens from all over the world. The Galerie de Paléontologie et d'Anatomie Comparée features a collection of animal skeletons. Put National Museum of Natural History at the forefront of your travel plans using our Paris trip itinerary planner .
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  • the Museum has been renovated a few years ago already, it extends over several levels with a classification depending on the species the ground floor, the big cats, on the top floor of the world of marine animals, I was looking for a strange animal that I had seen in the film O CEAN J Perrin name had not been mentioned impossible to know what species? I found at the Museum, on the top floor, it's a Horseshoe this museum is a broth of culture, visit passionnate
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  • I attended the temporary photography exhibition hosted my National Geographic early last summer with my photography group at school for our Silver Arts Award. The whole exhibition was really interesti...  more »
  • Set amongst the Jardin de Plantes ( worth seeing in its own right) this museum is full of enormous skeletons of whales, sharks, giraffes, brontosauruses, and extinct mammals and animals.It's a mind bl...  more »
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  • Great museum with a very large collection of stuffed animals. The modern interior of the building is also interesting. However, it is very unfortunate that most exhibits are poorly lit, and some rooms are practically completely in the dark, making it impossible to see the animals. The sound effects are sometimes too loud and annoying.
  • It's a crime that the several museums around this garden have no combined ticket. To see all of them, you need to shell out OVER €30!!! paying separately at each. The greenhouse and mineral display are small and underwhelming, and ENGLISH translations are LACKING throughout. The only one worth the price of admission is the paleontology/anatomy gallery. Just go there; it's amazing.
  • Most of the information aren't in English. It is annoying when you saw the nice stuffed animal but couldn't learn anything about them. The museum has a lot of foreign visitors so I found it surprising that the descriptions weren't in bilingual like other museums in Paris I visited.
  • This museum is located in one of the most beautiful parks of Paris. I'd recommend to bring your kids and spend a whole day. They will love the huge dinosaur skeletons.
  • The space was amazing, as were the exhibits. The staff was engaging, even with young children. We had a great time and definitely recommend it for other families.

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