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foreign visitors

Located a few meters from 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 it an unquestionable seat of non-western cultures and arts.

Take off in the discovery of these cultures thanks to multiple tools in multiple languages!

If you would like assistance upon your arrival, go to the welcome desk in the museum hall.

guided visits       

Guided visits in foreign languages (English, German, Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese) are available upon request.


call reservations at (+33) 1 56 61 71 72, Monday to Friday, from 10am to 4 :30pm

click on an image to learn more about a guided visit!

discovery visit exhibitions visit garden visit

visit tools

pratical information

the audioguides          

inuit mask © musée du quai Branly, photo Sandrine Expilly

The audioguide of the musée du quai Branly offers a first selection of works about which to learn. Multiple routes are offered:

  • the collections route (French, English, German, Spanish, and Italian)  

audioguide tariff (in addition to price of entry): 5€ / 3€, free for handicapped patrons and their companions

learn more about the audioguides


Free, official iPhone and iPad apps allow you to consult the complete agenda of museum activities, practical information, as well as the discovery walks through the collections.

download the iPhone app of the museum (to the App Store – new window)

download the iPad app of the museum (to the App Store – new window)


Specially designed for the Internet, the multimedia programs offer guided visits through the collections of the museum with an original and never-before seen perspective. Explore the museum collections or prepare your visit from your home!

see the flash visits (French, English and Spanish)

see the map walks (French, English and Spanish)

see the interactive programs (French and English)


activities booklet for children

The musée du quai Branly invites its young visitors to walk in the footsteps of the great explorers, thanks to the activities booklet Journal of an explorer, available for free in the hall of the museum or to download online, in English or in French.

download Journal of an explorer (pdf - 3.2 Mb - new window)

Guide to exploring collections

Are you coming to the museum for the first time? The exploration guide leads you on an original visit of the collections. In about 2 hours, you will cross four continents and discover how the works speak to each other…

Enjoy your visit!

download Guide to exploring collections (pdf - 5 Mb - new window)


The reference works of the musée du quai Branly are available in multiple languages, find them in the museum store, across from the exit.

  • The Collection, under the direction of Yves Le Fur   
  • The musée du quai Branly Guide     
  • Masterpieces in the collections of the museum   
  • Masks, masterpieces of the musée du quai Branly   
  • The spirit of the place, Hugues Demeude