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Online presentation
How many times have you heard your children say, “Yuck... I don’t like it!”? Did you know though that there are many strategies, and even solutions, for overcoming food phobia? Sophie Nicklaus, an erudite expert in this field, is giving a presentation on the topic, online.
The Alimentarium now prepares tasty takeaways!
Our team of chefs is pleased to prepare a selection of tempting takeaways! As for those little cravings, our Café offers a range of delicious takeaway snacks, hot drinks and homemade cakes.
We have more good news for you too! Our Shop is also reopening, stocked with a stash of unusual homeware that makes great Christmas gifts!
Our “Tell me” podcast

Our “Tell me” podcasts answer children’s questions.
Also available on Spotify and Anchor!

Temporary closure
The Museum has reopened!
We are thrilled to be able to open our exhibition again and look forward to welcoming you from 10:00 on Tuesday 1 December!

Our Restaurant and Café will resume their usual service from 10 December 2020. In the meantime, why not try our takeaway menu?

As for our Shop, it’s already open! Come and browse our selection of quirky Christmas gifts that will go down a treat!
Find us on the welQome platform! Secure your voucher and benefit from a 20% discount for an activity of your choice in our Museum!
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Feed your curiosity

Our Magazine is jam-packed with food-related articles and videos. Science, history, society, nutrition...

Where do you draw the line regarding what you eat?
10 min.
Garden Stories

The vegetables in our Garden have germinated, grown and ripened. Watch as we harvest some of them, make a ratatouille following the recipe handed down by our grandmothers, and a jar of pickled vegetables that will keep for months… for a taste of summer sunshine all year round!

6 min. 48
Hu Fang, star of the Chinese art world, is cultivating a small field of vegetables in the middle of the gigantic industrial sprawl of the Pearl River Delta. Here, where China’s capitalist experiment began, he wants to achieve a new understanding of the land from the ground up. The fruits of his garden are visions of the future of Chinese society – ways of escaping predatory capitalism and the increasing contamination of the soil.
15 min.
Put the organs in the right place so that food can be digested, and win as many points as you can.
Eggs and cholesterol
Eggs were long considered as perfect food, particularly for the quality of their protein. However, they declined in popularity in the 1980s when it was discovered that...