Quai Branly Museum, Paris

4.4
#11 of 148 in Museums in Paris
Opened in 2006, Quai Branly Museum is the newest and the most modern of Paris' great museums, housing an outstanding collection of tribal art, with a particular emphasis on France's former (and present) territories in Oceania and Africa. Put Quai Branly Museum and other Paris attractions into our Paris road trip planning website , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • October 5, 2017
    I regularly in this Museum, beautiful and where we discover objects and exhibits on tribal art, of great interest. Ideal location close to the Seine and the EIFFEL Tower, very beautiful building by one of the best architects in the world, Jean NOUVEL; It feels very well in this museum where there is a silence, resting place great and very interesting. Take a membership card, if you have the opportunity to go there several times a year, low cost and benefits.
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  • October 4, 2017
    Different Museum, fine craft, with African shows. Good choice for those who enjoy most popular art.
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  • October 4, 2017
    Aesthetic introduction and educational copy to human genius of all cultures. Was not there that the West to access the beauty! You feel less alone. At the very least, spend a day of adventure for each continent because there are four different thematic wings... Very well designed, very nice and accessible. We find the taste of exploring.
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  • September 16, 2017
    Awesome place! Felt like I stepped into the woods when I arrived, beautiful trees and bamboo. Beautiful journey on the inside, winding your way through different cultures and worlds. Quite interesting. Lovely quiet reading room. Cafe a bit expensive... Didn't go.
  • September 1, 2017
    A really well-planned and presented museum, with an enormous diversity of objects on show. There is an especially strong Pacific section, but the other areas are well done too. Toilets are quite far from the exhibits, but are clean and well maintained. The bookshop is excellent, although if you are bilingual, you'll notice with some disappointment that a lot of the books are translated from English.
  • July 21, 2017
    If you like the primitive art this is right museum for you, the exposition is not too big so you can explore it in around a couple of hours. There is a nice store to buy books and primitive stayle goods. You can find also a good coffee restaurant and a beautiful gardens. The tickets to get access to the exposition are around 10 euros, the rest of the museum's areas are free access.
  • July 18, 2017
    Very nice garden you need to go through before you can enter the museum. The museum is laid out very well, the space just leads you through all the art without you ever need to think about it. The staff that knows English do wear a button with the British flag on it. A nice touch to help you avoid any confusion. Also if you're under 26 and are European, the entrance for part of the exhibition is completely free of charge. I would recommend it only if you're into history or ancient art.
  • September 25, 2017
    Absolutely an amazing experience! The audio guide is a must as it helps moves you through the museum and helps give you an authenic view on the artifacts present! I would definitely suggest this museum to all people!

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