Great place to visit go loose yourself for a few hours or days really really well set out one of the best I have been to
This is where people go to hold informal child groups, have their lunch and generally while away their breaks. The café on the main boulevard serves an excellent lunch and drinks and the Jardin in the Museum is well laid out for understanding plant groups and purpose.
Last week we visited the jardin des plantes but found it rather dull. However the visit was redeemed by our discovery of the botanic garden.We found this area by chance,not having seen any signs directing us there. at the edge of the main park there are greenhouses and looking for access to these we found an entrance from the street... More
Not to be missed. Our six year old - a veteran of London museums was in his element. An extensive and historic collection has been re-housed imaginatively and creatively in a new building. The displays are fabulous, particularly the two storey curving glass wall of animal (and human) skeletons in poses, backlit against the gardens. Easily competes with London's Natural... More
The museum is located in the Jardin des Plantes, itself worth a stroll on a nice day. For non-french speakers/readers it is harder to appreciate the museum since no signs or materials are in English, but it can still be appreciated without. There is a good quality restaurant in the museum with some tasty courses. In good weather you can... More
You can tell it's a really interesting museum, very well put together but if you speak/read French it's really quite pointless unless you're an expert in stones, energy and all things from nature. It's a real pity that English text isn't made available. I visited it under an hour as there is nothing to read or video to watch. It... More
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