Visit us

Here you will find all the practical information you need to prepare your museum visit and to make the most of our vast permanent collections and temporary exhibitions.

Contact

For further information, please do not hesitate to contact us at the following e-mail address: accessibilite.museedelhomme [@] mnhn.fr

Practical information

Opening hours

The museum is open every day except Tuesday, from 11 am to 7 pm.

Price of admission

Admission to the museum is free for all visitors with disabilities and their companion or carer, upon presentation of proof at the reception desk.

Programme

If you wish to discover our entire programme (exhibitions, events, activities, etc.), visit our events calendar.

How to get there

The Musée de l’Homme is located in Paris’ 16th district, on Chaillot hill, inside the arced Palais de Chaillot building, across the gardens and River Seine from the Eiffel Tower. The Musée de l’Homme is located in the Passy wing, to the right of the Parvis des Droits de l’Homme when facing the Eiffel Tower.

Public transport

Métro

  • Lines 6 and 9, “Trocadéro” station
  • Exit n°6 “Avenue Paul Doumer”

Bus

  • Lines 22 and 32, “Scheffer” or “Trocadéro” stops
  • Lines 30 and 63, “Trocadéro” stop
  • Line 72, “Pont d’Iéna” stop (then proceed to top of Trocadéro Gardens)

Riverboat

  • “Tour Eiffel” stop (Batobus, Bateaux parisiens, Vedettes de Paris)

Car

Parking

The Musée de l’Homme does not have a dedicated car park. The Kléber-Longchamp car park, located at 67, Avenue Kléber, has 3 spaces reserved for people with reduced mobility. Vehicle height must not exceed 1.90 m.

There are disabled parking spaces available for people with permits in the vicinity of the museum, here are the closest addresses:

  • 3 spaces at 12, 18 and 19 Rue Franklin
  • 1 space at 7 Avenue de Camoëns
  • 1 space at 1 Rue du commandant Schloesing
  • 1 space at 17 Rue Vineuse
  • 1 space at 10 Avenue Georges Mandel
  • 1 space at 13 Rue d’Eylau
  • 1 space at 93 Avenue Kléber
  • For other permitted parking spaces near the Musée de l’Homme, consult the official City of Paris website (in French).

Taxi

There is a taxi station on Avenue d’Eylau, 150 metres from the Museum on the opposite side of the Place du Trocadéro.

Access map for people with disabilities

Access map for disabled publics

Museum accessibility

  • An accessible ramp, to the right of the main entrance, provides access to the reception hall for people with reduced mobility.
  • Museum lifts serve the various exhibition spaces.
  • All areas of the museum are accessible to people with reduced mobility.
  • The reception desks on the ground and first floors are equipped with magnetic loops for visitors with hearing aids.
  • A sensory pathway has been installed near the windows throughout the Galerie de l’Homme. It is accessible to all. It consists of a tactile “you are here” map, objects to touch and listen to, and tactile displays in association with the showcases.
  • Videos in French Sign Language are available.