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22 October

thematic visits

THEMATIC VISITS

Oceania collections © musée du quai Branly photo Lois Lammerhuber

VISIONS OF BEAUTY

Do we have the same concept of “beauty” here as elsewhere?

This visit is the opportunity to question our idea of beauty and adopt a new perspective on the objects and practices of other continents. Come contemplate masks, jewelry and money…

Duration: 1h

Group tariff: 150 € + 7 € /person for the "Permanent Collections" entry ticket (instead of 9€).

mat with ants © musée du quai Branly photo Patrick Gries

RITES OF INITIATION

Sacred rituals and important moments of a life...

How does one move from childhood adulthood? What is a secret society and how does one enter it? This visit presents the great non-western initiation rites that mark the seasons of life.

Duration: 1h

Group tariff: 150 € + 7 € /person for the "Permanent Collections" entry ticket (instead of 9€).

wedding tunic © musée du quai Branly photo Patrick Gries

WEDDINGS FROM ELSEWHERE

Why and how does one marry elsewhere?

How does one choose a partner with whom to create a household? How are the roles divided between men and women? This visit invites you to discover the diversity of weddings and their rites.

Duration: 1h

Group tariff: 150 € +  7 €/person for the "Permanent Collections" entry ticket (instead of 9€).

funerary mannequin © musée du quai Branly photo Patrick Gries, Bruno Descoings

DEATH, AND AFTER?

Death and rebirth, the presence of the ancestors...

The death of the individual is a source of constant fascination among humankind. This visit allows one to discover how each society found solutions to assimilate a disappearance and extend the presence of the absent.

Duration: 1h

Group tariff: 150 € + 7 € /person for the "Permanent Collections" entry ticket (instead of 9€).

"continent" visits

helmet mask © musée du quai Branly photo Michel Urtado, Thierry Ollivier

STOP OVER IN AFRICA

An entire continent to behold

The musée du quai Branly houses one of the most important collections of African art in the world. Explore the exciting history of kingdoms and peoples of the Maghreb, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Madagascar.

Duration: 1h

Group tariff: 150 € + 7 € /person for the "Permanent Collections" entry ticket (instead of 9€).

large headdress © musée du quai Branly photo Patrick Gries, Bruno Descoings

STOP OVER IN THE AMERICAS

Five millennia, from Alaska to the Andes cordillera...

Works of yesterday and today from North and South America…Come consider the surprising masks of the arctic regions, the moving vestiges of pre-Columbian civilizations and the striking objects of the American Indians.

Duration : 1h

Group tariff: 150 € +  7 €/person for the "Permanent Collections" entry ticket (instead of 9€).

cape © musée du quai Branly photo Thierry Ollivier, Michel Urtado

STOP OVER IN ASIA

A revealing kaleidoscope of extreme contrasts...

This area brings to light the highly cultural and religious periods of the Asian peoples, as well as their daily lives. On the program, from India to Southeast Asia: magnificent costumes, artisanal objects and traditional masks.

Duration : 1h

Group tariff: 150 € + 7 € /person for the "Permanent Collections" entry ticket (instead of 9€).

Oceania collections © musée du quai Branly photo Lois Lammerhuber

STOP OVER IN OCEANIA

A crossroads of the Pacific with multiple influences

Australia, Polynesia, or Melanesia…

Discover strange works, sometimes monumental, of unexpected materials. The men’s house of Papua New Guinea and the bark room are open to you.

Duration: 1h

Group tariff: 150 € +  7 €/person for the "Permanent Collections" entry ticket (instead of 9€).

how to reserve?

Only by telephone at 01 56 61 71 72 (Monday to Friday, from 10am to 4:30pm), at least two weeks in advance.