Museums on science and great discoveries

Museums that will answer the "why" and "how" of our children

Everything you need to know about science and discoveries while having fun, This is the objective of all these science museums intended for the young public and teenagers (and their parents too)! The Palais de la Découverte in the 8th district (currently closed), the Great Gallery of Evolution (one of our favorites) and the National Museum of Natural History at the Jardin des Plantes, the city of Science and Industry (not to be missed) at La Villette? Extraordinary and exciting places to make discover science to children and teenagers. Permanent collections or temporary exhibitionseducational workshops, conferencesinteractive spaces, audiovisual presentations? These scientific museums are within the reach of children, even the very young (the Cité des enfants is accessible to children as young as 2 years old) to help them discover science in a fun and educational way.

The Great Gallery of Evolution?

The Great Gallery of Evolution ?

7000 specimens of the terrestrial and aquatic worlds. Closed on Tuesdays, January 1, May 1, November 1, November 11 and December 25

Free for children under 18 (under 26 years old, EU residents)

Geology and Mineralogy Gallery

Gallery of Geology and Mineralogy

The Arts and Crafts Museum

The Arts and Crafts Museum

A very nice museum in a beautiful area. Closed on Mondays, January 1, May 1 and December 25

Free for -18 years old, -26 years old EU residents

The Curie Museum

The Curie Museum

A small but fascinating museum about the Curie couple and radioactivity. Closed on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and all public holidays

Free for all

The Museum of the Police Prefecture

The Museum of the Police Headquarters

Understanding the police from yesterday to today. Open from Monday to Friday + the 3rd Saturday of each month

Free for all

The City of Science and Industry

The City of Science and Industry


An extraordinary place with children and teenagers. Closed on Mondays, January 1st, May 1st and December 25th

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