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Grande Galerie de l'Evolution

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Interesting for all ages

This gallery boasts a lot of relics and references on the evolutin of man, life and existence. It... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2018
nomadicpursuits
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Limoges, France
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Amazing set of stuffed animals

This museum has an amazing setpiece of stuffed animals, mostly mammals. It also has some huge bone... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2018
mcze777
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Singapore
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36 rue Geoffroy Saint Hilaire | Jardin des Plantes, 75005 Paris, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this museum as part of a three day pass to all sites of the Jardin des Plantes. Of the ones we visited, this was the most disappointing. It has plenty of potential however our overriding impression was the poor lighting. It is so...More

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Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

This gallery boasts a lot of relics and references on the evolutin of man, life and existence. It is just one of the many showcases from the Museum of Natural History in Paris' Jardin de Plantes. Great for young kids as they come close to...More

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Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

This museum has an amazing setpiece of stuffed animals, mostly mammals. It also has some huge bone sculptures of whales. The exhibits are pretty extensive but unfortunately only 10% or less are in English. I do understand its to cater to a more local crowd...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2018

We really enjoyed our visit to the Galerie de l'Evolution. You can look at the animals up real close. It is just such another point of view. The kids were amazed and as an adult I was impressed as well. The temptation to touch is...More

Thank Cosmico
Reviewed August 21, 2018

This is an amazing place where to learn more about wildlife and evolution. The ground floor is dedicated to sealife, the first floor has a reproduction of big mammals, especially from Africa and the other two floors are dedicated especially to evolution. What makes this...More

1  Thank Erikrapule
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

La grande galerie de l'evolution is situated inside the natural history museum. I went with my nephew and we enjoyed every minute if our visit...you can see different type of animals from sea to insect types. Even we had the chance to visit the meteorites...More

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Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

The Grande Galerie de l'Evolution is situated inside the natural history museum and shows the interaction between man and nature during the evolution of life on Earth.

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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

We visited today 2nd April and were denied entry to the museum. We pre booked our tickets in December 2017 for our visit today and was told by the museum staff we must pay an extra 18 Euros for our children to enter the museum....More

1  Thank Scott D
Reviewed March 8, 2018

Recently attended this exhibition whilst killing time waiting for a flight. I have to say I was pleasantly surprised. The queue moved very quickly and the cost 1 adult was only €10. As mentioned in other reviews it's a shame that the room is so...More

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Reviewed February 4, 2018

It's 10 Euros per adult. The exhibits themselves are OK: those that you can see. But it is dark - really DARK. I understand that the deep-sea exhibits originally lived without light, but we don't - and all four floors were totally gloomy. To the...More

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small streets are filled with classical buildings,
student bars and lively eateries while the squares are
dominated by historic monuments. The area is defined
by the 800-year-old Sorbonne University, where Latin
once prevailed, and is famous for the Pantheon which
celebrates the great men and women of France. During
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Bonjour, en France le muséum national d'histoire naturelle est en fait un ensemble de plusieurs bâtiments ainsi je des serres et un zoo. La Grande Galerie est le grand bâtiment blanc en face de la Grande mosquée de... More
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