Le musée de la chasse et de la nature

Easy tiger!

This museum is dedicated to the relationship between nature, mankind and animals. It sets in two magnificient “hotel particilier” in Le Marais. “Le musée de la chasse et de la nature” is truly the most amazing museum in Paris. Expect the unexpected…  🙂

Don’t be scared ! The museum is not about the best ways to kill and annihilate animals. Is is truly for animal and nature lovers. 🙂 Even though they are hunting scenes depicted on the walls, the permanent exhibition is staged in a very original and modern way. The collection of objects and art artefacts gathered here are all related to nature, animals and only sometimes to hunting.

You shall follow 10 rules to visit this amazing life like curiosity cabinet: walk, don’t run, whisper, don’t shout. Plus, try not to scare the wild inhabitants in these walls 🙂 Visit all the rooms, one by one and meet the giant polar bear, the boar, and all the birds and tigers, stags gathered in the mind blowing trophy room. 🙂

From antic times to contemporary times, the story of hunting is told though the accumulation of many paintings, sculptures, tapestries and stuffed animals. And it is also the close relationship between mankind and nature that’s being told. Temporary exhibitions are also happening there. Indeed, contemporary artists showing their work in the premises of the museum.

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Ze + : it is free to visit if you are less than 18 years old or if you go on the first Sunday of each month 🙂

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Ze- : Some rooms are using “odorama” and can smell of stables 🙁

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Ze tip : Follow carefully the 10 rules given to you before you start your visit. They are secrets draws to be opened during your visit…. 🙂

Must know

  • Phone :
  • http://www.chassenature.org/
  • Metro :Hotel de Ville (ligne 1) et Rambuteau (ligne11).
  • Budget : 8€
  • Open : Tuesday to Sunday from 11am to 6pm and until 9.30pm on Wednesday.