National Museum of Natural History, Paris


Original name(s)
    Institution Address

    57 Rue Cuvier
    75005  Paris
    FR - France

    Type of organisation

    Institution Address

    57 Rue Cuvier
    75005 Paris
    FR - France

    Museum (Public)

    Director Representative

    Dr.Bruno David


    Structure Chart

    Staff fields

    scientific staff associated: 407.0.scientific staff collections permanent: 50.0.scientific staff non permanent: 172.0.scientific staff permanent: 372.0.scientific staff post doc non permanent: 160.0.staff administrative permanent: 408.0.staff collection managers technicians non permanent: 25.0.staff collection managers technicians permanent: 170.0.staff exhibitions non permanent: 128.0.staff exhibitions permanent: 324.0;staff total: 2166.0;staff year of reference: 2019

    Membership fields

    Full member

    General Description

    • Phylogenetic systematics, involving both morphological and molecular studies
    • Biodiversity variations through time
    • Identification systems
    • Biodiversity and Biogeographic studies
    • Specific Biodiversity programs devoted to selected geographical areas


    New Caledonia, French Guiana, Cameroon (western Africa), Madagascar and Mascarene Islands, South-East Asia (Laos and Vietnam), Arctic and Antarctic fossil and Recent faunas and floras, Clipperton Island and Santo (Philippines islands)..

    Link: Annual Reports


    Research Fields

    • Zoology
    • Botany
    • Palaeontology
    • Anthropology
    • Mineralogy

    Research Initiative

    On-line outreach activitie : : [['No']]
    other outreach activitie : : []
    Non academic trainings : : ['Taxidermy']
    Academic trainings : : ['MNHN staff teaches at Paris VI University ( at master’s level (343 first grade, 168 master students) and secondary teachers training (2000 trainees)']
    General description : : []


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