Useful information


Opening hours

Jacques Kerchache reading room

  • Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Friday, Saturday and Sundays 10.30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Thursday 10.30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • closed on Mondays
  • special opening on Mondays during the short school holidays (All Saints and Christmas holidays)
  • closed on May, 1st and December, 25th
  • earlier closure at 4:00 pm on December, 24th and 31st

Study and research mediatheque

  • Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Friday, Saturday  11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Thursday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • closed on Sundays, Mondays and public holidays

The precious collections

  • Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays by prior appointment
  • closed on Sundays, Mondays, Wednesday and public holidays

Archives and collections documentation

  • from Monday to Friday by appointment

To make an appointment

The precious collections

To make an appointment for the precious collections room, please send us an appointment request form (examined within 48 hours, working days).

  • by e-mail to mediatheque(at)
  • by fax to 01 56 61 53 33
  • by post to the media library's postal address: musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac, médiathèque, 222 rue de l'Université 75343 Paris cedex 07.

Archives and collections documentation

Send the appointment request form to gain access to the Archives and Collections Documentation room - examined within 48 hours (working days).