The MNHN of Paris
The French National Museum of Natural History, or Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, is the national natural history museum of France and a grand établissement of higher education part of Sorbonne Universities.
The main museum is located in Paris, France on the left bank of the Rive Seine.
It was founded in 1793 during the French Revolution, but was established earlier in 1635. As of 2017, the museum has 14 sites throughout France, with four in Paris, including the original location at the royal botanical garden, the Jardin des Plantes, which remains one of the seven departments of MNHN.