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My favourite little museum and art gallery in Paris.

Private museum but a hidden gem for anyone interested in African art and culture. Incredible... read more

Reviewed November 27, 2017
idyllfish
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London, United Kingdom
Nice exhibit

This small museum organized a beautiful exhibition from their own collection which spanned... read more

Reviewed March 15, 2017
Kwistax
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Strasbourg, France
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Nov 27, 2017
“My favourite little museum and art gallery in Paris.”
Mar 15, 2017
“Nice exhibit”
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35 rue Paul Valery, 75116 Paris, France
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Reviewed November 27, 2017

Private museum but a hidden gem for anyone interested in African art and culture. Incredible sculptures and masks with some dating back nearly 1000 years. Beautifully curated with nice lighting and interpretation and a lovely gift shop also. Definitely worth seeking out.

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank idyllfish
Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

This small museum organized a beautiful exhibition from their own collection which spanned "African" art from various cultures on the Continent. It is worth a visit.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Kwistax
Reviewed September 28, 2016

Although we have been to Paris a number of times, we had never heard of Musée Dapper and even our Parisian friends didn’t seem to know it. We almost had the place and the friendly museum staff to ourselves. A pity really because this little...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Trainbleu
Reviewed March 29, 2016

This Museum appears to display only a fraction of its collection at a time due to a relatively small space. The quality of the art works is high,labeling is not always all that helpful particularly as far as the age of the artifacts. Would certainly...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank MILOUW
Reviewed February 19, 2016

Not even Parisians know of this museum, and yet it is just a stone's throw from the Arc de Triomphe in the chic 16th arrondissement. The museum has long-term exhibitions mostly centred on African and Pacific Island art. The exhibits are always fascinating, incredibly well...More

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank derekfr
Reviewed February 2, 2016

A small museum, but immense in the pleasure of your eyes and emotions. Not overly crowded and sometimes it as if the masks and different artifacts come to life. A wonderful experience and museum.

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank Footslee
Reviewed November 16, 2015

Musee Dapper specialises in African art. The museum itself has a modest facade - but do not be mislead - behidn you will find great interior, and while the exhibiitn space is not Louvre-sized, it is exteremlyu tasteful and well designed. the current exhibition is...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank GaborLeo
Reviewed October 6, 2015

There are more than 150 museums in Paris and its surrounding region, the majority of which most tourists never see.** The Dapper Museum unrightfully falls into that category. The Dapper is a small museum devoted to the art of Africa, the Caribbean, and their diaspora....More

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank Renee S
Reviewed February 21, 2015

This small gem of a museum holds a really diverse collection of West African and Caribbean artifacts. A completely different selection than on display at the Branly, and it doesn't take all day to wander through. If you are a lover of African art, this...More

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank Lisa C
Reviewed January 5, 2015

If you are interested in non-traditional art forms do not miss the Musee Dapper when next in Paris. Always showing an incredible group of objects, scultptures, masks, etc from around the world. You will be amazed at what you will see and what you learn....More

Date of experience: December 2014
1  Thank RichardU777
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