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The Conservatory of medicinal plants

Route de Nemours
91490 Milly-la-Forêt

Latitude : 48.39787 / Longitude : 2.479947

01 64 98 83 77
Fan d'Essonne
The Conservatoire National des Plantes à Parfums, Médicinales, Aromatiques et Industrielles (The National Conservatory of Plants), also called CNPMAI, of Milly-la-Forêt is an invitation to discover the relationship and interactions of the human being and nature.

Description

The Conservatoire National des Plantes à Parfums, Médicinales, Aromatiques et Industrielles (The National Conservatory of Plants) is a place where plants are kept, protected and studied. It is at the same time a tree nursery, a botanical garden, an agricultural center and an interpretation center. The sensory journey throughout the conservatory gathering more than 1500 different species of plants is completed with a museum's visit.

It is located in an old plants' kiln and is now a space of playful and sensorial discoveries throughout the history of those plants, their origins, cultivation and use nowadays. A good way to learn and discover for families !

The Conservatory is here to manage, value and conserve the genetic resources of perfume, medicinal and aromatical plants in order to :

- take part of the nature's saving
- allow people to discover and learn about plants
- teach people how to identify and use plants

Do you want to develop your botanical knowledges ? Do you want to know how to collect and produce your own aromatical and medicinal plants ? Do you want to know how to use your plants in receipes, medicines and vegetable dyes ?

Also, the Conservatory offers different kind of trainings of 1 or 2 days to learn and complete your own knowledge about plants.

Informations pratiques

Ouvertures

From 03/04 to 31/10, every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday between 2 pm and 6 pm.
Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays 2.00pm-6.00pm.

Tarifs

Adult: 7.50 €
Teenager (13-17 years): 6 €
Student: 6 €
Job seeker: 7.50 €
Disabled: 7.50 €
Set price group adults: 6 € (+10 people).

Free entry for children - 12 years.
Group rate available for > 10 people.

Annual pass: 16€
Free for residents.

Visites

Visites individuelles

Unguided individual tours available permanently

Visites groupées

Unguided group tours available permanently
Unguided group tours on request
Guided group tours on request

Langues

French

Equipements

Public WCCar parkMeeting roomFree car park

Services

Educational visitsCoach accessRoom hireThemed tourShopTourist brochuresGuided toursLeisure Center

Situation