Exhibition: Météorites, entre ciel et terre

The Grande Galerie de l’Evolution du Jardin des Plantes dedicates an exhibition to meteorites from 18th October, 2017.Where are they from? What do they teach us? All these questions are broached on-the-spot, through the retrospective “Météorites, entre ciel et terre” (“Meteorites, between earth and sky”). It proposes to passionate or simply curious people a travel between Earth and space. Meteorite strikes, shooting stars, impact craters on the earth’s surface, associated myths and legends, diversity of these extra-terrestrial rocks, solar system’s origins and space research are ones of the principal themes that wait the visitors during their visit. More than complete, this exhibition will please children as well as adults. It is to discover until 10th June, 2018.

Exhibition “Météorites, entre ciel et terre”, from 18th October, 2017 to 10th June, 2018.
Open every day, unless on Tuesday, from 10a.m. to 6p.m.
Closed on 1st May, 2018.
Full price: €11 / Reduce rate: €9.

Chondrule observed by microscope
© M.N.H.N.

Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle
Jardin des Plantes
Grande Galerie de l’Evolution
36, rue Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire
75005 Paris
Tel: +33 (0)1 40 79 54 79
Metro: Censier-Daubenton (line 7).

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