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Musee du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac

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Located close to the Eiffel Tower, the musée du quai Branly exhibits 3 500 works of art from Africa, the Americas, Asia and Oceania. This important collection makes the musée du quai Branly an unmissable place for discovering the art culture of the...more
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37 quai Branly, 75007 Paris, France
+33 1 56 61 70 00
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow. Just wow. This museum located just beside the Eiffel Tower hides raw and precious artpieces from a huge diversity of peoples from 4 different continents. All those pieces are tagged with the names of the piece itself, the culture it belongs to and its...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 294phillp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to see Titouan Lamazou paintings, and also saw the permanent exhibition. Really interesting art. Not usually seen in museums.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dominique E
Reviewed 15 December 2018

We only went to the permanent exhibition. The primitive masks are amazing! The museum was not crowded at all, there were a few groups of school kids though. It's a bit too big maybe, and the start of the visit is more fun than the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank zellega
Reviewed 12 December 2018

The last time we were in Paris, the Louvre was planning their Africa exhibits. Apparently, Musee Du Quai Branly is the answer. The building is stunning, with one side having vines and greenery alongside it. I recommend walking around the far side to see the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 10 December 2018

One of the best experiences in Paris. A museum that takes you through the history of the people of the earth over the 5 continents. You cannot go out without admiring the beautiful culture of our ancestors wherever they were

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

Despite the modern building, this is just an old fashioned, fusty collection of ‘exotic’ artifacts, stashed in poorly lit cabinets with superficial labels. The objects are completely decontextualized- For example, there are no photographs of the objects in use or of the people who created...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Spadina2
Reviewed 22 November 2018

A fascinating collection of artefacts from all the continents. A good amount of information accompanying each - detailed, but not exhausting. The building itself is probably a bit like marmite - you'll either love it or hate it. I could understand that the lighting might...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Travellers62
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

Originally this museum was not on our list but we are so glad we went. Amazing collection of African Art. Both kids enjoyed the trip. If I am ever in Paris again this will be one of my first stops.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

A beautiful modern building with an even more interesting and spacious interior. The exhibits - basically focused on first civilisations and tribal artefacts - are presented in a very accessible and uncomplicated manner. Information is provided in French and English, and I suppose that more...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 886radekm
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

I have been to all the usual museums in Paris and a friend recommended this one. I was kind of doubtful but I totally enjoyed it. The museum itself is very compelling as a structure and in the middle of busy Paris is surrounded by...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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7 March 2018|
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Response from Alison M |
When we went in October there were no queues at all for this museum but I think it is worth buying tickets in advance for the more 'popular' sites like the Concergie and the Eiffel Tower as there were long queues for them... More
7 March 2018|
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Response from zenubia | Reviewed this property |
I went at the opening hour and there was only one person before me in the ticket line. As I was going around the museum though I noticed big groups of students and tourists coming in. I would suggest to go early before the... More
12 June 2015|
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Response from musee-du-quai-Branly | Property representative |
Dear Jayne, Thank you for your question. We are happy to hear that some of your friends recommended us and it would be a pleasure to make you discover our museum. In 2015, our opening hours are the following : From... More
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