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Grande Galerie de l'Evolution

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Building and contents are great

I am amused at an earlier review about the lack of lighting. The whole point is to show the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jimworcs
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Telford, United Kingdom
Beautiful museum

Beautiful building and great exhibition. However I would not recommend it for people who don't... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Quiqs
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Bordeaux, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am amused at an earlier review about the lack of lighting. The whole point is to show the animals through the cycle of the day...the lighting evokes dawn, day, a lightening storm, dusk and night... it creates a good atmosphere. The displays are imaginative...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful building and great exhibition. However I would not recommend it for people who don't understand a word of French since there's limited information in English.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 17 November 2018 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

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 August 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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 21 August 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

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Erikrapule
Reviewed 10 May 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

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 26 April 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.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 2 April 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

Date of experience: April 2018
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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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