This page displays a list of the most important art museums exhibiting Tribal (African and Oceanian) Art. Use the brief list on the right to go directly to the museums of a certain zone. Links to museums open in a new tab

Czech Republic

Naprstek Museum, Prague - Part of the Prague National Musuem, it houses an interesting collection of American, Asian and Tribal Art


Musée du Quai Branly, Paris - This new museum (opened in 2006) is France's national museum to African, American, Oceanian and Asian Art

Musée Picasso, Paris - The world's greatest collection of works by Pablo Picasso, also exhibits some important pieces of primitive Art


Musees Barbier-Mueller, Geneva - A collection of over 7,000 works of art from Africa and Oceania, considered one of the finest in the world

United Kingdom

BritishThe British Museum, London - England's greatest museum -and one of the best in the world- of Ancient Arts and antiquities, with an excellent collection that includes tribal art.

Beyeler Foundation, BaselBeyeler Foundation, Basel - This small but rich museum exhibits the art collection of Hildy and Ernst Beyeler, with works by van Gogh or Monet, as well as African works of Art


National Gallery for Foreign Art, Sofia - Houses a good selection of European paintings, in addition to Asian, African and contemporary Art


Museum of African Art, Belgrade - Founded in 1977, it represents the only museum in the country dedicated to the arts and culture of Africa


MetropolitanThe Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York - Arguably America's greatest museum. Its spectacular collection of tribal art ranks among the finest in the world.

Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York - Houses an extensive collection of African and Oceanian Art, including a 'soul container' from Guinea Bissau

Museum of Fine Arts, BostonThe Museum of Fine Arts, Boston is one of the oldest and most respected Art institutions of North America. One of his most interesting masterpieces is a royal pipe from Cameroon

Art Institute of ChicagoThe Art Institute of Chicago houses one of the most outstanding Art collections of the United States, featuring masterpieces such as a figure of a horse and rider, created in Mali in the 14th century

Museum of Art, Cleveland - One of the most complete art collections in America, its collections of African and Oceanic Art comprises more than 250 works

Detroit Institute of ArtsDetroit Institute of Arts, Detroit - One of the greatest Museums in North America, with a great collection of African Art, including a female 'Guro' figure from the collection of Tristan Tzara

Menil Collection, Houston - This museum, designed by Renzo Piano, houses a great collection of African Art, including an 'Atwonzen' from Cameroon

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles - One of the best Art collections in the country, among its highlights we find an impressive figure from New Guinea

deYoung Museum, San Francisco - One of the most interesting art collections in America, exhibiting Tribal and early American art

South Africa

South Africa National Gallery, Cape Town - Established in 1872, this Museum houses a collection of European paintings and drawings from 17th to 20th century

Johannesburg Art Gallery / Pretoria Art Museum, Johannesburg - Arguably the best collection of European paintings in Africa, it also exhibit African Art


National Museum of Sudan, Khartoum - One of the most important Museums in Africa, shows the rich Sudanese heritage, including a bust of Queen Hatshepsut


National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Harare - Zimbabwe's National Museum, exhibit a collection of artifacts from the country's heritage, as well as contemporary Art


National Gallery of AustraliaNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra - The most important Art Museum in Australia, its exhibition of aboriginal art shows pieces from the 18th to the 20th century

Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane - Exhibits a very good collection of Aboriginal Art, as well as Asian Art and contemporary Australian Art

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney - Exhibits an interesting collection of Art, the Gallery is specially strong in Aboriginal and Asian Art

New Zealand

Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland - Houses a large Art collection, from Maori artifacts to an interesting selection of European paintings and drawings

Museum of New Zealand, Wellington - This large Museum exhibits a good selection of New Zealand paintings, as well as Aboriginal and Native Art


Fiji Museum, Suva - Fiji's National Museum exhibits a large collection of Oceanic artifacts, from the prehistory to the contemporary artists

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