Museum of Mankind

Local nameMusée de l'Homme
Location16th arrondissement of Paris, France

The Musée de l'Homme is an anthropology museum in Paris, France. It was established in 1937 by Paul Rivet for the 1937 Exposition Internationale des Arts et Techniques dans la Vie Moderne. It is the descendant of the Musée d'Ethnographie du Trocadéro, founded in 1878. The Musée de l'Homme is a research center under the authority of various ministries, and it groups several entities from the CNRS. The Musée de l'Homme is one of the seven departments of the Muséum national d'histoire naturelle. The Musée de l'Homme occupies most of the Passy wing of the Palais de Chaillot in the 16th arrondissement. The vast majority of its collection was transferred to the Quai Branly museum.

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Opening hours

Daily except Tue: 10 am - 6 pm
Wed: until 9 pm

Last admission 30 minutes before closing time.
Closed: 1 January, 1 May and 25 December.


Museum + temporary exhibition: €10
Reduced price: €8
Up to 12 years: free

More information and contact


Official Website




Phone +33144057272

Address 17 Place du Trocadéro, 75116 Paris, France

Coordinates 48°51'43.956" N 2°17'14.559" E

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