The renovation project is the brainchild of the combined core competencies of the Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, and first and foremost, of its research teams at the Musée de l’Homme. Outside experts contributed additional skills and knowledge to the discussions of the in-house workgroups with the creation in 2012 of an advisory panel consisting of 18 qualified personalities from the fields of palaeontology, prehistory, anthropology, neurosciences, genetics, medicine, ecology, social anthropology, philosophy, history of science, and population and museum studies.

The project