Musée du quai Branly is one of the latest additions to the dizzying variety of art museums in Paris. The museum was conceived as hosting an enormous collection of world art, with notable exclusion of any art or artifacts from Europe. This conception, proposed back in 1995, resulted in this grandiose museum which opened on June 23, 2006.
From the outside, the museum is separated from the street by a giant glass wall:
The entrance reveals staggering architectural vision:
Inside the museum we first see the giant stone head from the Easter Island:
As we’re approaching the African exhibition, we are greeted by the stunning torrent of ever-flowing words:
Outside, in the museum garden:
Final parting shot: