Michel Bassompierre and his strange friends are coming to the Jardin des Plantes. The sculptor sets up five monumental works in the aisles of the garden, five magnificent animals to discover along a nice walk. The “Fragiles Colosses” exhibition expects you from April 30 to October 18, 2021.
Summer 2021 in Paris is about to be flavorful! Top Chef 2021 France winner Mohamed Cheikh has opened a temporary restaurant for the summer season called Manzili. This restaurant is set in the verdant setting of the Jardin des Plantes until October 3, 2021. Let us have some Mediterranean-inspired food Mohamed's style on a terrace in Paris.
The Ménagerie, the zoo of the Jardin des Plantes is not only the oldest zoo in Paris but also the oldest zoo in the world that remains in its original condition. Make the best of this sunny weather to take your children visit this zoological garden that is worth the trip. Within walking distance from the Seine, these 55,000-square meters of greenery are inhabited by a thousand animals, as soon as the government allows zoos to reopen.
What do you get when you mix the beauty of The Parisianer’s works and the fascinating story of Paris National Museum of Natural History together? The answer is to be discovered from May 20 to October 13, 2021 at the Jardin des Plantes housing the free “The Parisianer. Chroniques du Muséum” exhibition.
Every year, the Jardin des Plantes presents a nighttime light festival in a magical setting! Gigantic lit statues of animals take over the place at nightfall. Yet, due to the health context, the upcoming edition of the Jardin des Plantes light festival is planned for 2021.
Chanel shall ultimately present its “La Beauté se cultive” exhibition in Paris Jardin des Plantes Galerie de Minéralogie. Initially scheduled in March, it opens from September 23 to 27, 2020. You shall enjoy an immersive experience “in the heart of the open-air laboratories” with rare pieces from Paris Museum of Natural History botanic collections. Enjoy, the exhibition is free of charge!
From February 10 to March 5, 2021, Paris Jardin des Plantes exhibits again its “Mille & une orchidées” [A Thousand and one orchids] again in its large greenhouses. Imagine, over 1000 plants of blossoming orchids, of a rare beauty and gathered in the wonderful tropical greenhouse of the Jardin des Plantes. A major exhibition for flower lovers!
Violinist Renaud Capuçon will perform – along with his orchestra – a free compelling show within a bubble in the middle of the Jardin des Plantes. A show mixing music and technological exploit. Let’s meet on February 26, 2020 in front of the main greenhouse at the Jardin des Plantes.
Insects sculpted by talented François Chapelain-Midy are displayed as part of the Carapaces et Sortilèges exhibition running from October 3, 2019 to January 6, 2020 at the Jardin des Plantes Grandes Serres.
At Louise, ice creams and sorbets are available in several flavors and are to be enjoyed in long and big crispy cones. The perfect spot to treat ourselves before roaming the alleys of the Jardin des Plantes!
The healers from the oldest zoo in Paris takes you and your children to meet the animals and discover their jobs. Feeding, care and animals’ daily life are provided with turtles, pandas and orangutans.