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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
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
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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
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Reviewed 4 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
Thank psycozz
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

The collection is fantastic and it is presented brilliantly. Great building. I wish I had more time and had gone on a tour.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Klara H
Reviewed 26 October 2018

If you like Oceania, Africana, ethnography, folk art, primitive/outsider art and possibly modern art you will love this place. Beautiful exterior landscaping. I have mixed feelings about the building that houses the works. Some aspects were very nice- dark, unlit main galleries offer intriguing hints...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Baron Haussmann's urban vision meet military
precision, stretching avenues, and luscious lawns. The
area boasts the Musée D’Orsay, the tomb of Napoleon,
the National Parliament and UNESCO, as well as
luxurious, exclusive residences. In fine restaurants
and at the weekend markets, families, diplomats, and
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8 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
8 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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