A natural must-see for children and adults. Meet the famous Bernissart Iguanodons in the largest Dinosaur Gallery in Europe. Learn about the human body and how it evolved in the Gallery of Humankind and go back in time in the Gallery of Evolution. You can also find out about urban species in BiodiverCITY, discover specimens which illustrate the Museum’s history in the 250 years of Natural Sciences hall. Admire the magnificent crystals in the Mineral Hall, and experience something new every year by visiting the temporary exhibitions or by taking part in one of the educational service’s interactive activities.
Did you know that the gnu and the zebra eat the same plants? But they don’t fight about it! The gnu eats the young sprouts that are soft and juicy while the zebra chews on tougher leaves. And did you know that a thirsty camel can drink up to 150 litres of water? And that wildfires can be beneficial for some trees?
Living Planet represents more than 850 specimens displayed on 2,000m2 (from the giraffe, to the koala and the aphid), 3D models you can touch, visual media, audio interviews and interactive, recreational and educational animations.
The Earth is swarming with life – rediscover it in our new Gallery, Living Planet, through an aesthetic, family-friendly and scientific approach to biodiversity