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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 National Conservatory of Plants of Milly-la-Forêt invites you to discover the relationship and interactions of the Man with the natural world.


The National Conservatory of Perfume, Medicinal, Aromatic and Industrial plants is an amazing place in France, revealing the extraordinary diversity of plants and specifically those from the PPAM field: Plants used for Perfume, Aromatic and Medicine. The various gardens and the collections of the Conservatory contain more than 2000 species. A space of exhibition drags you in the Odyssey of Nature. Provided with tape guides, go off to explore the botany, the uses of plants and interaction between mankind and its environment. A walk in garden introduces you to the various uses of plants, whether they are medicinal, aromatic, textile, tinctorial, repulsive…
Sharpen your curiosity in the garden of the rare and threatened plants, the tropical greenhouse. Thematic animations take place throughout the year and during the big event Le Marché de l’Herboiste and Heritage Days. The sales area proposes any sorts of products (herb tea, jam, essential oil and local products), a bookshop department on the theme of the plants of the Conservatory, the organic cosmetics, herbalist’s shop, play games and a whole range of grocer’s shop. The nursery garden is in the entrance of the shop and proposes hundreds of utility species.

Informations pratiques


From 17/06 to 27/10, daily between 2 pm and 6 pm.
Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays 2.00pm-6.00pm until August 30th
Then only on wednesdays and saturdays.


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 individuelles

Unguided individual tours available permanently

Visites groupées

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




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