National Museum of Natural History, Paris

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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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  • I must say we expected a first class museum in a first class capital, but we found an outdated exhibition far far away from modern standards. We tried to obtain tickets online the night before, but...  more »
  • It was a Very Nice , interesting and well organized museum . It was a beautiful surprise to our family It was a good way to know more about animals , preservation and Nature .  more »
  • I enjoyed this as well as the entire garden including the amazing section on orchids. This was a part of Paris I had missed for so many years! It is a pity for me I arrived a bit too early when the flowers in the open garden were not yet in full bloom. Mid to late spring would be the best time to visit this place.
  • One of the best museums of Natural Science I visited. The Gallery of Evolution is amazing, with well-written and simply explained panels. It is worth the reasonable price.

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