National Museum Of Natural History

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  • Address: 57 Rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +33-140795601
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museums, Zoo

Learn about the proud but extinct dodo at Galerie de l’evolution and admire hunks of meteorites at the Galerie de Mineralogie et de Geologie or just admire the stuffed animals parading through their natural habitats at this incredible museum. Located in a majestic building, the museum is both informative and fun for kids and adults alike. You will be able to see the remains of dinosaurs, birds, monkeys and even humans within a distance of a few feet. La Menagerie located in the Jardin des Plantes complex is the oldest zoological garden in the world. It has a lot of rare medium sized and small animals.

  • Disabled friendly.

  • Entry is free on Sundays.
  • Grand Galerie de l’evolution: 9€ (free under-26s).
  • Galeries de Paleontologie et d'Anatomie Comparee & Galerie de Mineralogie et de Geologie €7; €5 reductions; free under-4s.
  • Combined 2-day ticket for all sites €25; €20 reductions.

  • Nearest Subway- Place Monge, Jussieu (M7,M10)

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  • National Museum Of Natural History Address: 57 Rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France
  • National Museum Of Natural History Contact Number: +33-140795601
  • National Museum Of Natural History Timing: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • National Museum Of Natural History Price: Free
  • Best time to visit National Museum Of Natural History(preferred time): 11:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit National Museum Of Natural History: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 1.62% of people who visit Paris include National Museum Of Natural History in their plan

  • 76.19% of people start their National Museum Of Natural History visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see National Museum Of Natural History

Monday, Thursday and Sunday

55.56% of people prefer walking in order to reach National Museum Of Natural History

People normally club together Rue Mouffetard Market and Opera Bastille - Opera National De Paris while planning their visit to National Museum Of Natural History.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • I liked this place, but I have to admit it's a bit macabre and I'm not sure if it's something for smaller kids to enjoy. The exhibited animals are really amazing and it's great to get to know the story behind everything. I think one visit is enough so I'd probably pass on a second visit. Still a sold 3/5 stars.

  • This was one of my daughter's favourite places in London. We were just as entertained as she was. Not only were the exhibits interactive and interesting, but the architecture here was neat. Unfortunately, it was a bit hot we went went because we went during a heat wave but it was still a wonderful place. You could easily spend hours, if not the whole day, with the family here.

  • I went there with my 5 yo kid. He was excited about all the animals and sceletons for sure but floors 2-4 have less to offer kids as the building overall is very dark and one can barely see insects and smaller animals. Some screens offered interactive games which were fun but not many. No lines. Cheap. Tickets were 10Eur total for both of us. We spent 2 hours there.

  • I was at the gardens only, it was free and I had a wonderful time smelling and touching herbs and all sorts of plants. There's a cart outside where they sell the most delicious French ice cream. Loved this place.

  • One of the highlights of Paris would definitely be this museum. Great collection of bones and educative signs, this is definitely something that should not be missed whenever in the city!!! It might not be that big, but visiting it is definitely worth it.

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