In this section you will find organisations that support the Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (National Museum of Natural History).
Friends of the Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle and Jardin des Plantes
The Société des amis du Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle et du Jardin des Plantes was founded in 1907.
Recognised as a charity in 1926, the purpose of the Société des amis du Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, according to articles 1 and 2 of its articles of association, is:
“(...) To give moral and financial support to the Muséum national d’histoire naturelle, add to its collections, ménageries (zoo of the Jardin des Plantes), laboratories, greenhouses, gardens and libraries, and to promote the scientific work and teaching associated with it”.
“(...) It shall endeavour to make or encourage donations or free loans in order to develop the Museum’s various services, and to acquire, in the interests of those services, objects with a scientific or historical value and to provide the institution with all the support that may help to ensure its prosperity”.
Société des amis du Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle et du Jardin des Plantes (Friends of the Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle and Jardin des Plantes)
57 rue Cuvier
75231 Paris Cedex 05
Tel./Fax: +33 (0) 1 43 31 77 42
steamnhn [@] mnhn.fr
Its administration office is based at Maison Cuvier, close to the Museum’s Grand Lecture Hall
Recommended access: 47 rue Cuvier, Paris 5e.
Availability of the administration office: from Tuesday to Saturday, from 2 p.m.00 to 5.30 p.m., except Sundays and public holidays.
For more information on the Société des amis du Muséum
Society for the encouragement of wildlife conservation
SECAS supports rescue operations for endangered species initiated by the Museum’s zoological parks.
If you wish to get involved with endangered species conservation while helping the animals in the Museum’s parks, please follow this link: http://secas.org/index.php/adherer-ou-parrainer
SECAS (Société d’encouragement pour la conservation des animaux sauvages) [Society for the encouragement of wildlife conservation]
Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle
Ménagerie du Jardin des Plantes
57 rue Cuvier – CP 31
Tel. +33 (0) 1 40 79 56 52
secas [@] secas.org