Gallery of Paleontology and Comparative Anatomy

Local nameGaleries de Paléontologie et d'Anatomie comparée
LocationParis, France

The Gallery of Paleontology and Comparative Anatomy is a part of the French National Museum of Natural History. It is situated in the Jardin des plantes in Paris near the Gare d'Austerlitz.

The Gallery of Comparative Anatomy, holds nearly a thousand skeletons and interprets their organization and classification. The Gallery of Paleontology presents a famous collection of fossil vertebrates, fossil invertebrates and fossil plants. Among the most appreciated pieces by the public is worth mentioning a series of dinosaur skeleton casts but also a Tyrannosaurus skull, an authentic skull of Triceratops, an authentic Compsognathus skeleton, and some authentic fossilised skeletons of other extinct animals like Sarcosuchus, Cynthiacetus, Mammuthus meridionalis, Mammuthus primigenius, Megatherium, Thalassocnus, Ursus spelaeus, Panthera leo spelaea, Aepyornis and many others.

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More information and contact


Official Website

Phone +33 1 40 79 54 79;+33 1 40 79 56 01

Coordinates 48°50'35.321" N 2°21'46.421" E

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