Musée du Quai Branly
Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
The permanent collection at Paris' modern-art museum displays works representative of just about every major artistic movement of the...
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Lonely Planet review
No other museum in Paris so inspires travellers, armchair anthropologists and those who simply appreciate the beauty of traditional craftsmanship. A tribute to the diversity of human culture, Musée du Quai Branly presents an overview of indigenous and folk art. Its four main sections focus on Oceania, Asia, Africa and the Americas.
An impressive array of masks, carvings, weapons, jewellery and more make up the body of the rich collection, displayed in a refreshingly unique interior without rooms or high walls.
Be sure to check out the temporary exhibits and performances, both of which are generally excellent.