Summer Garden 2021 at Paris Musée du Quai Branly: free entertainments this summer

Published by Julie M. · Photos by Laurent P. · Updated on 29 June 2021 at 13h20 · Published on 28 June 2021 at 17h39
Paris Musée du Quai Branly expects you again for their "summer garden" event providing a free entertainment program in the garden: tours, workshops, and tales are on the menu... Meet from July 3 to August 29, 2021.

Every summer, the Musée du Quai Branly – Jacques Chirac opens to Parisians and tourists to make us enjoy the freshness of its huge 18,000-sqm garden (created by landscape architect Gilles Clément)/

Tales for children, workshops, guided tours, the Musée du Quai Branly knowns how to open our minds onto the world and its diversity! This year, following the coronavirus epidemic, Jardin d'été - or summer garden - shortens the program but does not forget to provide you with free tours!

For an hour, or the day, Musée du Quai Branly summer garden is THE place to be to rest and escape.

Musée du Quai Branly summer garden program:

  • Guided tours in the garden, from Tuesday to Friday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. (tour every 15 minutes)
    Learn more about the museum's garden, this unique green setting, and the diversity in the world, for a 20-minute walk (from 8 years old).

  • Sound immersion into the world, Thursdays at 7 p.m.
    Travel across the world thanks to the sound of tropical forests, nights by the lake or afternoon in the sun in the Théâtre de Verdure.

In addition to these entertainments for adults, the Musée du Quai Branly also targets children with art, workshops, tales, all this for free!

Musée du Quai Branly summer garden program for children:

  • Tales, Saturdays from July 10 to August 28, 2021, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
    On Saturday afternoons, story-tellers will come over to tell stories, legends, and other tales from Africa, Asia, Oceania, and Americas, to children from 6 years old. Comfortably seated, they are encouraged to be lulled by these mythical tales.
  • "Dessine-moi un herbier" workshop, Sundays at 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m., and 5 p.m.
    With this 45-minute workshop, children (from 6 years old) are invited to create a small beehive, and learn more about these pollinating insects vital to life on Earth. To participate, please get a voucher at the reception desk on the very day.

  • Wednesday's quizzes, Wednesdays and Fridays at 3 p.m.
    The Musée du Quai Branly expects children (from 6 years old) in the Théâtre de Verdure for a fun entertainment. On the menu: insects in the museum, architecture and environment, water, collections...

  • "Chasse au livre" workshopFridays at 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. depending on dates
    Leave and look for clues to find the mystery book from the Théâtre de Verdure to the Salon de Lecture. A 30-minute mission, starting from 8 years old, upon free access within 12 spots available.

On your own, with friends or your family, come and enjoy the Musée du Quai Branly summer garden, protected by one of the 169 oak trees and maple trees in the northern part, magnolias and cherry trees in the southern part! And if you want to go viist the Musée du Quai Branly, it devotes a very beautiful exhibition to the Olmecs and the cultures of the Gulf of Mexico, in addition to its display of magnficient works from all over the world.

A sensory travel without even leaving the French capital!

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
From 3 July 2021 to 29 August 2021



    Quai Branly
    75007 Paris 7

    Métro ligne 9 station "Iéna", RER C station "Pont de l'Alma"

    animations gratuites: Free
    entrée au rooftop: €3

    Recommended age
    For all

    Official website

    More informations
    Jardin en accès libre et gratuit à partir de 9h15 et jusqu'à 19h - Activités gratuites.
    Accès au musée selon la tarification en vigueur.

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