Jul 21, 2010

Musée de l’Homme, located in the west wing of the Palais Chaillot, 17 Place du Trocadéro, 16 th arrondissement. Established in 1937, it’s a museum of anthropology, ethnology, paleontology and prehistory.

The Exhibition space covers 10,000 square meters, 108,000 square feet, with a third of that devoted to the prehistoric and ethnographic collections. The remaining area is used for temporary exhibits and a library containing over 180,000 books. The Musee de l'Homme has four permanent collections: "The Night Times", describing the evolution from the first hominoids to modern humans including exhibits of human fossils; "Six Billion Humans", tracing the growth of world populations and the challenges facing the future;"All Relatives, All Different", concerning the unity and diversity of humans through biology, genetics and linguistics;"Galleries of Ethnology" covering Africa, Asia the Americas, the Arctics and the Pacific Islands.

Station on Paris metro: Trocadéro