exploring the collections
interactive visit of the permanent collections
Envie de mieux préparer votre future découverte du Plateau des Collections, ou de prolonger votre visite ?
Cette visite interactive vous permet d’explorer en détail chaque vitrine du Plateau, continent par continent, et d’accéder aux notices de l’ensemble des objets exposés.
voir le programme "visite interactive" (in french)
highlights 3D visit
Talk a 3D walk through the museum’s collections: a selection of objects to be discovered from every angle...
seamless draped clothing
How can you dress yourself with a simple rectangular piece of material? This intelligent and practical module uncovers the secrets of the Massai shuka, the Indian sari and dhoti, the Berber haik and the Tahitian pareo. This is the art of wrapping which varies across the continents (see the photos, texts, and testimonies) and which is used by contemporary fashion designers… To print: the indispensable do-it-yourself info sheet to help you wrap and drape your own clothes!
See the seamless draped clothing programme (in french)
The Mongolian steppe, the African forest, the Sahara Desert, the Arctic ice fields or the American Great Plains: choose your destination! The museum’s virtual minibus will take you to the door of the yurt, tent, igloo or teepee. You will meet nomads – Mongolians, Pygmies, Tuaregs, Inuits or American Indians – and learn about their history and everyday life.
See the nomad habitats programme (in french)
it's 100% natural!
The museum’s permanent collection area is transformed into an immense virtual landscape: each geographical region (Africa, Asia, Oceania and America) is symbolised by its principal natural resource: savannah, paddy fields, ocean and rainforest. In just a few clicks you can set off on a journey of discovery of the rites and secrets of the zebu, seashell, feather or grain of rice.
See the it’s 100% natural programme (in french)
portrait of Jacques Kerchache
An interactive saunter through the fascinating world of Jacques Kerchache.
Explore this "room of treasures", where mementos, masterpieces and curiosities mingle.
See the portrait of Jacques Kerchache (in french)