Musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac

37 quai Jacques Chirac - 75007 Paris Tour Eiffel - Invalides
For your professional events (meetings, conferences, seminars, etc.), the Musée du Quai Branly - Jacques Chirac offers its spaces for private hire, with 4 meeting rooms and an 897 m² auditorium, where businesses can engage with the museum as 'mecènes' (sponsors) or 'parrains' (patrons) to enjoy tax privileges. Dedicated to the arts and civilizations of Africa, Asia, Oceania and the Americas, the Musée du Quai Branly - Jacques Chirac, designed by the renowned architect Jean Nouvel, opened its doors in June 2006 in an exceptional location at the foot of the Eiffel Tower.

Type of event

  • Cocktail
  • Press conference
  • Fashion show
  • Dinner
  • Meeting / conference / study day
  • Show room

Technical services


Cinéma Auditorium 110m²

Theater 95 people

Salle du conseil 80m²

Theater 32 people

Auditorium du théâtre Claude Lévi-Strauss Auditorium 897m²

Theater 490 people

Café Branly Salle ou structure éphémère 170m²

Cocktail 200 people
Banquet 100 people

Restaurant Les Ombres Salle ou structure éphémère 260m²

Cocktail 150 people
Banquet 110 people

Foyer du théâtre Claude Lévi-Strauss Salle ou structure éphémère 612m²

Cocktail 1000 people
Banquet 350 people

Jardin 1800m²

Cocktail 1000 people

Terrasse panoramique Salle ou structure éphémère 2500m²

Cocktail 500 people
Banquet 500 people

Rooms overview

Theater Cocktail Banquet
Cinéma 95 people
Salle du conseil 32 people
Auditorium du théâtre Claude Lévi-Strauss 490 people
Café Branly 200 people 100 people
Restaurant Les Ombres 150 people 110 people
Foyer du théâtre Claude Lévi-Strauss 1000 people 350 people
Jardin 1000 people
Terrasse panoramique 500 people 500 people

Sustainable approach

  • Participate in the Sustainable Development programme


Tourism & Handicap
T&H for hearing impaired
T&H for mental disability
T&H for motor disability
T&H for visually impaired
Offer adapted to disabled people
Hearing impairment

Physical disability:
- All areas of the museum are accessible for wheelchair users
- Almost all cultural activities (visits, workshops, talks, shows, ...) are accessible.
- The address 222 rue de l’Université, with a lift, is the recommended entrance.
- Car park at the museum (not free) with many equipped spaces.
- For the easily fatigued, it is advisable to access the museum through the administrative entrance on rue de l'Université, which avoids going through the door.
- Reserved places for wheelchair users in the cinema and in the Claude Lévi-Strauss theatre.
- Wheelchairs, cane seats and walkers are on loan in the cloakroom for people those with mobility issues.

Visual impairment:
- Descriptive and tactile guided tours (2 per semester) and narrated tours through the Plateau of collections, or in the exhibitions.
- Music or dance workshops
- Sessions of "Shared readings in the dark" or "Exploring a work of art in the dark" (tactile discovery of an object from the collections) in the Reading Room.
- The Tactile Exploration Guide: a tactile trail of discovery of 7 objects from the collections (with tactile notebook, accompanying text in large print and Braille, audio guide).
- The audioguided trail of "La Rivière", located in the centre of the collections area, combining tactile and sound devices as well as directions on how to get about.
- Audio guides are available free of charge at the reception desk.
- Magnifiers, binoculars and flashlights can be picked up from the cloakroom.
- Tactile and sound based model of the museum at the reception desk and tactile maps over the course of the visit.
- Told or tactile visits through the collection area or in the exhibitions are offered (tactile and sound devices with audio guide).
- The Jacques Kerchache Reading Room and the museum's media library offer adapted computer equipment.
- Someone available who accompanies a guided tour and quietly describes the visual elements necessary for comprehension.

Hearing Impairment:
- Each semester programmes:
¤ 2 guided tours in french sign language
¤ 2 guided lip-reading tours based on French sign language
¤ Events at the Jacques Kerchache Reading Room
- For the museum's permanent collections, subtitled video guides in French sign language are available.
- At the beginning of each exhibition at Galerie Jardin and on the West mezzanine, an introductory video in French sign language presents the general purpose and main points of the exhibition.
- The iPad application "Quai Branly Experts", for all children, in French sign language, with sound and subtitles, is available on loan free of charge at the reception desk in the museum hall.
- Sign language spoken by museum staff.

Mental disability:
- The museum offers adapted guided tours (2 per semester) and storytelling tours in the museum collections and exhibitions.
- All workshops are accessible to people with mental disabilities.
- The iPad application "Quai Branly Experts", designed for all children, is available on loan free of charge at the reception desk in the museum hall.
- Some parts of the museum are dark. Flashlights can be borrowed free of charge from the cloakroom.

Contact information:
+ 33 (0)1 56 61 70 00 / [email protected]
+ 33 (0)1 56 61 71 72 / [email protected]

This place was tested and approved in 2015 by 'Paris by wheelchair':

Organize an accessible event

Official partner


37 quai Jacques Chirac
75007 Paris
Public transportation
CChamp de Mars Tour Eiffel
42Tour Eiffel

Useful information

+33 (0) 1 56 61 70 00

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