Designed by Jean Nouvel, the museum architecture itself is remarkable.
After the bugcrew left Paris we were horrified to discover that the Branly hosts a remarkable live and growing wall in the garden, and we missed it. Sh**! We just love living walls. Photos welcome!
The displays are modern and stylish. These are African pieces, part of 3,500 exhibits.
A dancer's mask for Bolivia's Carnival of Oruro.
A Mayan object made of shell and jade.
A gushing, tumbling river of words flow down one darkened path. Next, Tuileries Gardens.
Official Musée Quai Branly site
Near Quai Branly Museum: Eiffel Tower, Hôtel des Invalides (Military Museum and Napoleon's Tomb), Seine boats, Arc de Triomphe, Alexandre III bridge + Grand Palais + Petit Palais.