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Musée Dapper

Musée Dapper Review

Dedicated to the art of Africa and the African diaspora, the Dapper Museum showcases an ever-changing selection of impressive temporary exhibitions, ranging from elaborate masks, traditional sculptures, and ceremonial jewelry to contemporary African designs. Opened in 1986 as a museum and cultural space by Christiane Falgayrettes-Leveau (a native of French Guyana) and her husband, Michel Leveau, the museum relocated to its current modern-design building in 2000. A visit to the Dapper makes a good pairing with a stop at the nearby Musée Guimet. Most of the visitor information is in French, but the website has English descriptions of current exhibitions. There is no permanent collection.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 35 bis, rue Paul Valéry, Champs-Élysées, Paris, 75016 | Map It
  • Phone: 01–45–00–91–75
  • Cost: €6
  • Hours: Mon., Wed., Fri.-Sun., 11–7; closed Tues. and Thurs.; open during exhibitions only.
  • Website:
  • Metro Charles-de-Gaulle–Étoile.
  • Location: Champs-Élysées
Updated: 02-19-2014

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