Temporary closure for an indefinite period of time, following health measures related to the Covid epidemic


The artistic-scientific exhibition at the Musée en Herbe
Until February 28, 2021

Araignées, lucioles et papillons l'expo du musée en herbe

Covid-19 News : The Musée en Herbe takes all security measures to welcome you.
in the best possible conditions: reinforced cleaning, provision of hydro-alcoholic gel and flow management (8 people per room). Wearing a mask is required for adults. Tickets for the exhibition can only be purchased online.

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a very playful exhibition where art is used to learn more about the fauna that surrounds us.
Age :  for all, from 3 years old
Duration:  until 28 February 2021
Location:   Museum in Herb (Paris 1st)

Exhibition Spiders, Fireflies, Butterflies at the Musée en Herbe

  • Charming little beasts that populate our daily lives invade the budding museum. The kids are gonna be thrilled. Success guaranteed!
  • This exhibition invites young and old alike to discover the magical, fascinating and little-known world of these funny little beasts (spiders, fireflies, butterflies) that populate our daily lives and that have inspired the creativity of many renowned artists!
  • Spiders by Louise Bourgeois, or Niki de Saint Phalle, Femme papillon by Salvador Dali, vanity with butterflies by Philippe Pasqua ...
  • This 'artistic-scientific' exhibition is conceived under the watchful eye of specialists from the National Museum of Natural History in Paris. Scientific explanations on the life of small animals accompany the works of the artists presented. Entomological plates, made by the National Museum of Natural History, will allow you to discover the fascinating life of the butterfly!
  • Children become little explorers and with an explorer's notebook, they set off in search of an extraordinary animal. Don't forget to bring your pencil !!!
  • Like every time at the Musée en Herbe, The scenography is adapted to different audiences, from 3 to 103 years old.
  • The exploration route is very well done, and is suitable for children, even toddlers.
  • Count between 1/2 hour and 1 hour for the visit of the exhibition.


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Visits and workshops for children

Attention, due to covid-19, the animated visits and workshops are suspended for the moment.

For children even very young and their parents, the museum in Grass organizes many activities: animated visits, free visits with family, workshops or even anniversary

  • Animated tours for children from 2 1/2 to 4 1/2 years old :
    • 30-minute visit for toddlers accompanied by their parent (s).
    • at 10:30 and 13:30 every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, during public holidays and every day during school holidays.
  • Visits for 5-12 years:
    • 1 hour visit for the greatest accompanied by their parents
    • at 11h, 14h30, 16h and 17h every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, during public holidays and every day during school holidays
  • Workshops for children from 2 1/2 to 4 1/2 years old .
    • AT 11AM: BABY 4 HANDS (1 hour)
    • At 2 pm: BABY ATELIER (1 hour)
  • Workshops for 5-12 year olds 
    • AT 3:30 PM AND 5 PM: MAXI WORKSHOP (1 hour)

In all cases, reservation required, at 01 40 67 97 66 or at [email protected]


Practical information

View schedule details
  • Every day, from 10h to 19h
  • Nocturne on Thursdays until 9pm
  • Closed on December 25th and January 1st

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