Discover what goes on behind the museum scenes

The History of the museum

The first Museum of natural history is inaugurated in 1822

A converting museum

Year after year, the Museum of natural history of Lille continues to redesign itself to offer you a not-to-be-missed experience. 

2020 > 2025 : the renovation of the museum

From November 2020 to February 2021, the museum has been closed for a first phase of renovation works

Who are we ?

Discover the trades of the museum !

The Shop and Café

Discover the Sweet Flamingo’s cabinet of curiosities (Cabinet de Curiosités du Sweet Flamingo)