My laboratory (UMR 7206 Éco-anthropologie) moved between late 2014 and early 2015 from the Jardin des Plantes (Botanical Garden) to the Musée de l’Homme (Museum of Man), both sites are parts of the Muséum national d’histoire naturelle (National Museum of Natural History). Since then, work work has continued on the lower floors to build or rebuild the exhibition part of the Musée de l’Homme.
The new Musée de l’Homme is inaugurated on November 15, 2015 in Paris.
- Inauguration du nouveau Musée de l’Homme le 15 oct. 2015 à Paris par François Hollande.
- Opening of the new Musée de l’Homme Oct. 15th 2015 in Paris by the French President François Hollande.
From right to left: François Hollande (President of the Republic), Ségolène Royal (Minister for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy), Najat Vallaud-Belkacem (Minister of Education, Higher Education, and Research), Thierry Mandon (Secretary of State for Higher Education and Research), and Bruno David (President of the Muséum national d’histoire naturelle).
Completely rebuilt in its interior design, completely redesigned in its content after six years of renovation, the Musée de l’Homme is inaugurated by the French President François Hollande Thursday, October 15, and is open to the public from Saturday, October 17, 2015 (the first three days are free).
Below, the press kit of this reopening (in English), another one about the research done inside the Musée de l’Homme and its Fall 2015’s program (in French).