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The Quai Branly Museum

Publish on Wednesday, 26 October 2011
Categorized in Surroundings

Located between the Eiffel Tower and the Pont de l'Alma, just few steps from Hotel Motte Picquet, the Quai Branly Museum is one of the most important museums in Paris. Designed by the architect Jean Nouvel, it includes several different areas: the permanent collection galleries, a theatre, a multimedia library, a reading room, a bookshop, and gardens... Permanent collections of the Quai Branly Museum Dedicated to the arts of Africa, the Americas, Asia and Oceania, the Quai Branly Museum will show you the diversity and richness of numerous cultures and their relationship with our Western world. The galleries display 3,500 objects originating from all four corners of the world. An extraordinary geographical journey awaits you. Highly detailed multimedia facilities throughout the galleries provide more than a hundred programmes and video features, which speak as much to the specialist as to the casual visitor. A tactile gallery lets the visitor understand how humans perceived and represented space. Aimed at all visitors, this unique journey is accessible to disabled people and has twenty sequences: feel free to look and touch. Gourmet breaks at the Quai Branly Museum It's easily to spend a pleasant day at the Quai Branly Museum. If you would like to get something to eat before or after your visit, there are two possibilities. Café Branly: With large glass facades which open out onto a ground floor terrace, the Café Branly is open for tasty snacks from 9am onwards. Soak up the ambiance of a Parisian brasserie. Initially intended for museum visitors, the Café Branly has become a favourite spot for Parisians due to its exceptional setting. Les Ombres restaurant: Les Ombres restaurant is open for lunch or dinner. Enjoy the delicious traditional cuisine from the set menu or daily specials, together with the extensive wine list which includes many grand crus. The dining room opens out onto a terrace giving exceptional views over Paris. Les Ombres also doubles as a tea room in the afternoon, where the patisserie chef will delight you with his exquisite pastries, ice creams and other sweets. Booking only.  

Hotel Motte Picquet Paris, a 3 star hotel located just few steps from the Invalides and the Eiffel Tower in Paris.