The Ménagerie, the zoo of the Jardin des Plantes is not only a walking space but a historical space. Maybe you do not know that but the Ménagerie is the oldest zoo in the world that still remains in its original condition. During your visit, you will be surprised to see how well the zoo’s structures blend into the natural animal atmosphere. Wonderful structures in accordance with animals' environment offer a genuine Parisian charm that never gets old.
The Park covers about 5.5 hectares and houses not less than:
The zoo is located in the very heart of Paris. Kids are always mesmerized. In addition to outdoor areas where birds, farm animals and other mammals can be found, several indoor areas are to be visited, including:
If you decide to spend the day in the Ménagerie, be sure to remember that there are picnic tables in the heart of the zoological garden. An original idea for a family picnic that will please children for sure.
In short, this nature discovery-visit will take you to another world.
Official website: Ménagerie, the zoo of the Jardin des Plantes
Opening times: open daily
Winter: from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or until 5:30 p.m.
Summer: from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sundays and public holidays until 6:30 p.m.
Jardin des plantes
Jardin des Plantes
75005 Paris 5
- de 4 ans: Free
plein tarif: 11 €
tarif réduit et enfants: 9 €