Museum

Grande Galerie de l'Évolution - Muséum national d'histoire naturelle

36 rue Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire - 75005 Paris

Quartier Latin - 5e Arrondissement

  1. Number of meeting rooms 4

Description

Are you looking to organize a private event in a prestigious and unique place? The Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle welcomes you into an amazing world where science, nature and heritage become one.

Architectural style

  • XIXè siècle

Collections

  • Animaux naturalisés
  • Evolution
  • Insectes
  • Sciences naturelles

Epoque des collections

  • Néoclassicisme (XVIIIe - XIXe)
  • Romantisme (XVIIIe - XIXe)
  • Réalisme (XIXe)
  • Impressionnisme (XIXe)
  • Symbolisme (XIXe)

Garden

The Jardin des Plantes is one of the Muséum’s Paris locations, alongside the Musée de l’Homme and the Parc Zoologique de Paris. The Jardin des Plantes consists of 24 hectares of botanical gardens. Nestled in vegetation, it provides a window into biological diversity, both familiar and exotic, rare and commonplace.
Woven throughout this haven of greenery are cultural sites dedicated to nature and to showcasing the fr’s exceptional heritage collections. Historic museums and sites explore issues of biodiversity and geodiversity: the Grande Galerie de l'Évolution, the Galerie de Paléontologie et d'Anatomie Comparée, the Galerie de Minéralogie et de Géologie, and more.

Room Layouts

Room capacity
Room capacity
Surface area
Surface area
Theater
Theater
Meeting room
Meeting room
In U shape
In U shape
In classroom
In classroom
Cocktail
Cocktail
Banquet
Banquet
Cabaret / Show
Cabaret / Show
Grande galerie de l'évolution - Balcon Nef 285m2
Surface area
285m2
Theater
0
Meeting room
0
In U shape
0
In classroom
0
Cocktail
400
Banquet
200
Cabaret / Show
0
Grande galerie de l'évolution - Balcon Médiathèque 300m2
Surface area
300m2
Theater
0
Meeting room
0
In U shape
0
In classroom
0
Cocktail
300
Banquet
150
Cabaret / Show
0
Grande galerie de l'évolution - Espace Café 160m2
Surface area
160m2
Theater
0
Meeting room
0
In U shape
0
In classroom
0
Cocktail
200
Banquet
100
Cabaret / Show
0
Grande galerie de l'évolution - 3 balcons réunis 745m2
Surface area
745m2
Theater
0
Meeting room
0
In U shape
0
In classroom
0
Cocktail
1200
Banquet
400
Cabaret / Show
0
Auditorium de la grande galerie de l'évolution 0m2
Surface area
0m2
Theater
120
Meeting room
0
In U shape
0
In classroom
0
Cocktail
0
Banquet
0
Cabaret / Show
0
Grand amphithéâtre du Museum 0m2
Surface area
0m2
Theater
315
Meeting room
0
In U shape
0
In classroom
0
Cocktail
1200
Banquet
400
Cabaret / Show
0
Esplanade Mile-Edwards 1000m2
Surface area
1000m2
Theater
0
Meeting room
0
In U shape
0
In classroom
0
Cocktail
1200
Banquet
800
Cabaret / Show
0

Services and facilities of the establishment

  • Educational activities
  • Gift shop
  • Bookshop
  • Coach park
  • Restaurant
  • Visitor tools
  • Cloakroom

Languages spoken

  • English

Documentation in a foreign language

  • English

Business area

Number of meeting rooms:4

Voir la carte

Grande Galerie de l'Évolution - Muséum national d'histoire naturelle

36 rue Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire
75005 Paris
http://www.jardindesplantesdeparis.fr/en/activities-events/grande-galerie-levolution-gallery-evolution-2928

  • Subway - Jussieu
  • RER - Gare d'Austerlitz
  • SNCF - Gare d'Austerlitz
  • Bus - 24, 57, 61, 63, 67, 89, 91
  • No parking here because of the renovation work underway at the Gare d'Austerlitz.

Offer adapted to disabled visitors

  • Hearing Hearing
  • Mental Mental
  • Physical Physical
  • Visual Visual

Access facilities

  • Adapted activities and visits
  • Loan of wheelchairs
  • Free admission for disabled visitors on presentation of proof
  • Free admission for the accompanying person
  • Priority admission

Accessibility information

- All disabilities: free entry to permanent exhibitions (except for tactile tours), guided tours, workshops with speakers. For those with a disability, our guided tours and workshops use materials and resources that are tailored to their audiences. Audio guides and adapted plans are available to download at http://www.museesenliberte.fr/index.php.
- Physical disability: the Grande Galerie de l'Evolution and the Galerie des Enfants are wheelchair accessible with disabled toilets. The height of our furniture and layout has been specially thought through. Floor-level entrance or ramp, lowered and adapted reception desk, adapted toilets with grab rail and adapted sink.
- Visual impairment: in the Grande Galerie de l'Evolution, tactile plans are available to discover about 15 bronze animal sculptures (freely accessible).
A corian sign with bas-relief drawings and explanations in Braille accompany each sculpture. Each floor has maps and descriptive signs in contrasting colours, with large writing and relief text. Glass walls and doors marked with contrasting elements, stairs with visual and tactile contrast before first step down and with continuous hand rail and marked edges of steps, lift with adapted keypad (buttons in relief and/or Braille) and speaker to announce floor numbers.
- Audio impairment: guided tours and workshops in French Sign Language, lead by deaf tour guides. All the multimedia displays and videos with spoken audio are sub-titled in French and English and translated into French Sign Language. Fire alarm accompanied by flashing lights in areas where a deaf or hard of hearing person may be alone, such as in toilets.
- Mental disability: multi-sensory elements that are fun and interactive, simplified guides and tours. Trained/educated staff, easy to understand signs, entrance monitored with CCTV and visible from reception/

For more information:
Click the following link, then go to "Accessibility" and select your disability.
Contact:
handicap@mnhn.fr

More details on accessibility

Museum in the same district: Quartier Latin

Museum in the same arrondissement: 5th arrondissement

Museum in Paris and in the Paris Region: Museum