Palais de la Découverte
Veritable laboratory of experiences for future scientists, this recreative museum is instructive and open to all.
Witness the eruption of a volcano. Voyage to the heart of an ant colony and discover insects over 2m tall... Thanks to the playful and educative temporary exhibitions, the Palais de la Découverte (The Discovery Palace) lets you see and helps you to understand.
Situated in the west wing of the Grand Palais, this museum dedicated to science while delight the youngest of creatures and interest their parents. In the framework of permanent workshops, or by asking the mediators at any time, children can take part in electrostatic experiments or even enjoy a chemistry or cooking lesson. Over 40 experiences are available each day with explanations adapted for all ages!
Astronomy enthusiasts will appreciate the large planetarium that re-traces the movements of the planets and the constellations on an giant celestial ceiling.