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Musee Dapper

35 rue Paul Valery, 75116 Paris, France
+33 1 45 00 91 75
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My favourite little museum and art gallery in Paris.

Private museum but a hidden gem for anyone interested in African art and culture. Incredible... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2017
idyllfish
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London, United Kingdom
Nice exhibit

This small museum organized a beautiful exhibition from their own collection which spanned... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
Kwistax
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Strasbourg, France
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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35 rue Paul Valery, 75116 Paris, France
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+33 1 45 00 91 75
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

Private museum but a hidden gem for anyone interested in African art and culture. Incredible sculptures and masks with some dating back nearly 1000 years. Beautifully curated with nice lighting and interpretation and a lovely gift shop also. Definitely worth seeking out.

1  Thank idyllfish
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

This small museum organized a beautiful exhibition from their own collection which spanned "African" art from various cultures on the Continent. It is worth a visit.

Thank Kwistax
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

Although we have been to Paris a number of times, we had never heard of Musée Dapper and even our Parisian friends didn’t seem to know it. We almost had the place and the friendly museum staff to ourselves. A pity really because this little...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2016

This Museum appears to display only a fraction of its collection at a time due to a relatively small space. The quality of the art works is high,labeling is not always all that helpful particularly as far as the age of the artifacts. Would certainly...More

1  Thank MILOUW
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Reviewed 20 February 2016

Not even Parisians know of this museum, and yet it is just a stone's throw from the Arc de Triomphe in the chic 16th arrondissement. The museum has long-term exhibitions mostly centred on African and Pacific Island art. The exhibits are always fascinating, incredibly well...More

2  Thank derekfr
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Reviewed 2 February 2016

A small museum, but immense in the pleasure of your eyes and emotions. Not overly crowded and sometimes it as if the masks and different artifacts come to life. A wonderful experience and museum.

1  Thank Footslee
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Reviewed 16 November 2015

Musee Dapper specialises in African art. The museum itself has a modest facade - but do not be mislead - behidn you will find great interior, and while the exhibiitn space is not Louvre-sized, it is exteremlyu tasteful and well designed. the current exhibition is...More

1  Thank GaborLeo
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Reviewed 7 October 2015

There are more than 150 museums in Paris and its surrounding region, the majority of which most tourists never see.** The Dapper Museum unrightfully falls into that category. The Dapper is a small museum devoted to the art of Africa, the Caribbean, and their diaspora....More

1  Thank Renee S
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Reviewed 21 February 2015

This small gem of a museum holds a really diverse collection of West African and Caribbean artifacts. A completely different selection than on display at the Branly, and it doesn't take all day to wander through. If you are a lover of African art, this...More

Thank Lisa C
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Reviewed 5 January 2015

If you are interested in non-traditional art forms do not miss the Musee Dapper when next in Paris. Always showing an incredible group of objects, scultptures, masks, etc from around the world. You will be amazed at what you will see and what you learn....More

1  Thank RichardU777
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