The Censier-Daubenton station is located in south Paris' 5e. It serves metro line 7 in fare zone 1.
The station was first known as Censier-Daubenton aux cuirs, which translates to the Censier-Daubenton leather market. The entiriety is named after naturalist Louis-Jean-Marie Daubenton who was the first director of the nearby Natural History Museum and the author of Natural History.
The Censier-Daubenton station mainly serves the city's Natural History Museum.
Because of the high volume of collegiate aged people here, the 5e Latin Quarter has many lively bistros and bars as well as prestigious schools and universities.