Le jardin des plantes

The historic heart of the Museum, this amazing botanical garden houses, on 26 hectares, exhibition spaces, a zoo, research laboratories, places of higher education and an unsuspected nature! Young and old can stroll through 11 thematic gardens – the School of Botany, the Alpine Garden, the Garden of Roses and Rocks – and 7 paid places – the Great Gallery of Evolution and the Children’s Gallery, the Gallery of Paleontology and Comparative Anatomy, the Gallery of Mineralogy and Geology, the Botanical Gallery and the Grandes Serres, as well as the Menagerie, the Zoo of the Jardin des Plantes.