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Musee de L'Homme

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Gradually becoming the museum of humanity and human rights stating that all men are equal.

The Musée de l'Homme is an anthropology museum which was established in 1937. The Musée de l'Homme... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ghent, Belgium
Interesting and very detailed history of early man

Plan to spend an hour or two. This museum has a tremendous amount of information on the... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2019
Vienna, Virginia
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17 Place du Trocadero et du 11 Novembre, 75016 Paris, France
16th Arr. - Passy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Musée de l'Homme is an anthropology museum which was established in 1937. The Musée de l'Homme is a research center, which is often forgotten. The museum offers the possibility to find cultural links between people on different continents, focuses on humanity and put emphasis...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Museum looks great, idea to show cognitive revolution and other members of Homo genus is brilliant, but to successfully do it for non-French speaking people one needs to translate texts and exhibit captions to at least English! Good work with translation of digital media (audio,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Matija P
Reviewed 27 January 2019

Plan to spend an hour or two. This museum has a tremendous amount of information on the development of mankind from apes, tools, fire, etc. Very detailed on anatomy and on how early tools were made from rocks. Some of it is very suitable to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Virginatraveler
Reviewed 20 January 2019

We have never been to this museum but decided to go since it has a science focus. It was a delight! The story line built around the "story telling" woman was really interesting - the evolution of mankind was well developed and made easy for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank DartonProf
Reviewed 26 December 2018

Human evolution is one of my greatest interests. I find the way the theme is treated at Musee de l'Homees is one of the best in the world. It is certainly up-to-date, as it incorporates the most recent findings in the analyses of human DNA....More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank concertoitaliano
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Super interesting museum! For everyone who wants to know more and for those who already know a lot about Homo Sapiens.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Linus S
Reviewed 28 September 2018

My wife and I have been to the architectural museum (next door) several times and we love it because the exhibits are amazing and the museum is never crowded. We stopped by the Musee de l'Homme to see what it was like were very impressed....More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank paul_czerny
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

It was a very nice and interesting museum in '90 but now really few things are remained. It doesn't worth the ticket. If you like prehistoric bones something still remain to see. A lot of screens and videos but really few real things to see....More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank ValerioDM
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

The museum building itself was nothing special but the exhibit was very interesting. The material was well presented with examples both written, in French and English and displays.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lkincan
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Both the current Neanderthal exhibit and the permanent exhibit are top of class examples of curatorial excellence. Each exhibit is exceptionally well organized, so that visitors can follow a logical path, getting as much or as little information as they please along the way, but...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank keithofrpi
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8 June 2018|
Response from Erikrapule | Reviewed this property |
Bonjour! Le musée met à disposition des visiteurs un vestiaire, donc je pense que vous pouvez laisser vos valises là-bas. Néanmoins je vous préviens que à l'entrée il y a le contrôle de tous genres de sacs et valises: il... More