Rendez-vous at The Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Centre, New Caledonia

Tjibaou, the gateway to Kanak

More than just a cultural hub epitomising the rich diversity of New Caledonia, Tjibaou is an entry point to Nouméa with a whole host of activities to enjoy with family and friends.

  • You'll be impressed by 8 hectares of contemporary architecture in harmony with traditional Kanak buildings. The different huts symbolise the ever changing Kanak culture.
  • Watch a traditional Kanak performance about the genesis of early man with a vibrant, colourful procession.
  • Become a real local and share your experience with a Kanak family, by taking part in everyday family life!
  • Discover amazing works of art inspired by Oceania culture, from music and art. The Tjibaou Cultural Centre also offers a retrospective look into the works of Jean-Marie Djibaou, the charismatic leader of the Kanak cultural movement.


Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Centre
Rue des Accords de Matignon
98800 – Nouméa


Rue des Accords de Matignon, 98800 Nouméa