Zoo & aquarium

Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle - Parc zoologique de Paris Member

Croisement avenue Daumesnil et route de la Ceinture du Lac - 75012 Paris

Bois de Vincennes - 12e Arrondissement


The iconic Zoo de Vincennes, renamed the Parc Zoologique de Paris, reopened its doors in 2014, after over five years of renovation work. The new park consists of five distinct geographical zones, called bio zones, where visitors can discover over 1,000 animals. The famous ‘Grand Rocher’ (great rock), a landmark of the site, 65 metres high, stands proudly within the park.


  • Animaux
  • Aquarelles
  • Insectes
  • Salles (autres)
  • Sciences
  • Sciences naturelles



Services and facilities of the establishment

  • Educational activities
  • Audioguide
  • Gift shop
  • Photos allowed
  • Restaurant

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Italian

Documentation in a foreign language

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

Gift shop

1 boutique


2 restaurants, des points de restauration rapide répartis sur le parcours.


  • Bookshop

Entrance fees and modalities

Independent tour

Adults: €22
Students (12-25): €16.50
Children (3-11): €14
Interactive guide:smart phone application available on Apple Store and Play Store.

Guided tour

Guided tours and scientific or creative workshops are available. Booking is required.
€23 per person for groups of 20 people minimum.

Group tour

Rates for groups of 20 or more people: €16.50 per adults - €14 per young person/student - €11 for children over 3.

Free for young people and children

- 3 years

Methods of payment

  • CB/Visa
  • Eurocard/Mastercard
  • Traveler's Cheques

Opening times

Mid-Oct to mid-March: daily, 10am-5pm. Mid-March to mid-Oct: Monday to Friday 10am-6pm; Saturday, Sunday, public and school holidays 9.30am-7.30pm.

Exceptional opening

  • 1 January
  • Easter
  • Easter Monday
  • Ascension Day
  • 1 May
  • 8 May
  • Whitsuntide
  • Whit Monday
  • 14 July
  • 15 August
  • 1 November
  • 11 November
  • 25 December

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Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle - Parc zoologique de Paris

Croisement avenue Daumesnil et route de la Ceinture du Lac
75012 Paris
Tel.. +33 (0) 8 11 22 41 22

  • Subway - Porte Dorée
  • RER - Vincennes
  • Bus - 46, 86, 325
  • Tram T3a Velib' et autolib' : stations in front of Parc.

Adapted to disabled people

  • Hearing Hearing
  • Visual Visual
  • Mental Mental
  • Physical Physical

Access facilities offered to disabled people

Free and reduced for disabled people. Loan of wheelchairs. Adapted activities and workshops.

Accessibility for disabled people

- Mobility impairment: the Parc Zoologique de Paris is 100% accessible for visitors in wheelchairs. Reserved disabled parking spaces are close by. The number 46 bus stops right outside the site.
- Visual impairment: for blind visitors, the welcome area (ticket office, information point) as well as the building entrances and public toilets are equipped with audio guides, and have guiding signs on the ground. For sight-impaired visitors, information panels on the species are easy to read. Audio guides are also available at the reception desk.
- Audio impairment: the welcome area (ticket office, information point) is equipped with hearing loops. Visits in French Sign Language are organized.
- Mental disability: guided tours and a wealth of illustrations providing an adapted discovery of the animals and vegetation. Pictograms are mostly used to simplify getting around.

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