Musée de l'Homme
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Address: 17 Place du Trocadéro, Paris, France
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Ranked #82 of 140 in France

Ranked #39 of 61 in Ile-de-France

Ranked #35 of 53 in Paris

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Musée de l'Homme

Anthropology museum in Paris, France

The Musée de l'Homme (French, "Museum of Man") is an anthropology museum in Paris, France. It was established in 1937 by Paul Rivet for the 1937 Exposition Internationale des Arts et Techniques dans la Vie Moderne. It is the descendant of the Musée d'Ethnographie du Trocadéro, founded in 1878. The Musée de l'Homme is a research center under the authority of various ministries, and it groups several entities from the CNRS. The Musée de l'Homme is one of the seven departments of the Muséum national d'histoire naturelle. The Musée de l'Homme occupies most of the Passy wing of the Palais de Chaillot in the 16th arrondissement. The vast majority of its collection was transferred to the Quai Branly...

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