All the areas in the Muséum are accessible to everyone. The programming at the Musée de l’Homme offers a wide variety of exhibitions, conferences and festivals… Here you will find all the information you need to plan your visit.

Plan your visit

General accessibility
The various reception desks are equipped with induction loops (ticket booths, group reception centres, resource centre).

The videos shown in the exhibition areas are mostly subtitled. A certain number of them are also translated into the French Sign Language. The multimedia interfaces are highly visual.

Some multimedia exhibits in the Galerie de l’Homme are fitted with magnetic induction loops.

The Jean Rouch Auditorium is equipped with a fixed induction loop.

Opening times and days
The Musée de l’Homme is open every day, except Tuesday, from 10am to 6pm.
Closed on Tuesdays, 1st January and 25th December.
The rooms start to be vacated 30 minutes before closing time.

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Getting here

It can be accessed at 17, place du Trocadéro. The entrance doors are heavy to open, but some are power-assisted.

Individual visitors and families: there is not a visitors’ car park at the Musée de l’Homme, but there are several car parks in the surrounding area.

Coming by car
Kléber-Longchamp car park, at 67, avenue Kléber - 265 spaces, including 3 reserved for people with reduced mobility The height of adapted vehicles must not exceed 1.90 m.

GIC car park spaces are available in the area around the Muséum:

  • 1 space 7, Avenue de Camoens
  • 1 space 12, Avenue d’Eylau
  • 5 spaces Avenue Kléber
  • 1 space 2, Avenue Paul Doumer
  • 1 space 6-8, Avenue Georges Mandel
  • 6 spaces Avenue du Président Wilson

There is a taxi rank opposite the esplanade on the Avenue d’Eylau, and another one on the Avenue Paul Doumer to the left as you leave the Muséum.

Coming by public transport
Bus: lines 22 and 32: Sheffers or Trocadéro stop; lines 30 and 63: Trocadéro stop; line 72: Pont d'Iéna stop (then walk up the Trocadéro Gardens)
Metro: line 6 and line 9 - Trocadéro station
Exit No.6 "Avenue Paul Doumer – Musée de l’Homme"
Riverboat shuttle: Eiffel Tower stop (Batobus, Bateaux parisiens, Vedettes de Paris)
Vélib and Autolib stand: nearby - -
Transport accessibility information:


Reception staff are available upon your arrival. The reception desk is equipped with a magnetic induction loop. Three lifts serve the areas in the Muséum.

Toilets on each floor of the Muséum.

Food and drink
There are two places to eat at the Musée de l’Homme: the Café de l’Homme on the ground floor and the Café Lucy on the second floor of the Muséum (entry with admission ticket).

Accessibility in collaboration with users

Committed to improving its services, the Musée de l’Homme invites visitors to share their feedback with the teams of Muséum assistants. Please send your comments to the following address:

The Musée de l’Homme warmly thanks its sponsors, the Fondation EDF and the Caisse d’Épargne Île-de-France.