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29 August

workshops for 9 to 12 years old

An initiation into the professions of the archaeologist or the ethnologist: listen to instruments from across the world, collect and discuss information, explore an archaeological excavation, wander through the museum, then share your discoveries. 

  • for 9 to 12 years old, with parents
  • duration: 2 hours
  • full rate: € 8/reduced rate: € 6
  • language: French

the quai Branly experts

Profession: ethnologist A mysterious object is brought out of the museum reserves: can you identify it and find it a place among the museum's displays?


mission: archaeologist

Profession: archaeologist Around an archaeological excavation, discover the traces of Pre-Colombian civilisations, then at the heart of the museum collections, trace their influence on the Meso-American cultures.


destination: music

Profession: Ethnomusicologist Meet other cultures through sound: listen, observe, play... discover the music behind the lives of ordinary people.


How to reserve

ticket office

  • by telephone

on +33 (0) 1 56 61 71 72 (Monday to Friday, 9.30 am to 5.00 pm)

  • on the Internet

buy tickets on line via the FNAC website

  • at the museum

anote: tickets will be sold on the day of the event subject to availability.  It is strongly recommended that you reserve in advance. See the opening hours of the museum ticket office

for groups

the workshops Security Blanket, Magic Object and Secret Dolls are available for groups from Tuesday to Friday

by reservation only on +33 (0) 1 56 61 71 72, no later than three weeks before the planned date

See the workshop prices and general conditions for group visits

for school groups, see the teachers and pupils brochure (pdf - 820 Kb)

for handicapped visitors

check with the reservations service on +33 (0) 1 56 61 71 72 or send an email to  accessibilite.reservation(at)