National Museum of Natural History, Paris

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#21 of 183 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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  • It is worth visiting this wonderful place!!! About €9 the entry and the redeemed ticket will receive an additional discount in the zoo located in the creek.
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  • We discovered this place while browsing the streets in Paris, our interest in the place made that the next morning we were going to visit the site, very interesting the pre-history has today. The small downside is that access to the upper balconies being closed it was impossible to take pictures from above, much more interesting than at first glance, I highly recommend the place, but access to children should be restricted as they run all over the place and shout what's disturbing for the visit
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  • 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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