Musée Cernuschi - Musée des Arts de l'Asie de la Ville de Paris Member

7 avenue Vélasquez - 75008 Paris

Porte Maillot - Monceau - 8e Arrondissement


Henri Cernushi (1821-1896) bequeathed his private collections of Asian art and his mansion, located at the entrance of Parc Monceau, to the City of Paris.
The museum exhibits a remarkable collection of ancient Chinese art (pottery, jade items, ivories, bronzes, statuettes), and a beautiful collection of contemporary paintings. It often organizes exhibitions on art from the Far-East.
Library (by appointment), readings, literary meetings, calligraphy and oriental painting demonstrations.

Architectural style

  • Neo renaissance


  • Archéologie
  • Bronzes
  • Histoire
  • Peinture
  • Sculpture

Services and facilities of the establishment

  • Educational activities
  • Bookshop
  • Visitor tools

Documentation in a foreign language

  • English

Visitor tools

Audio guides available in French, English and German for €5.

Educational activities

Demonstrations of Chinese calligraphy. Literary meetings.

Entrance fees and modalities

Independent tour

Permanent collections : free
Temporary exhibitions:
Full price : €8
Reduced price : €6

The Paris Musées card allows you to visit all the temporary exhibitions of Paris City museums, unllimited access and without line, during one year.
Prices : €40 (individual card); €60 (duo card); €20 (-26 years old). Informations on

Guided tour

For tours with entertainment and story-telling, or family tours, reservations must be made on +33 (0)1 53 96 21 72 (no reservations are taken for weekends).

Group tour

10-20 people. Tel: +33 (0)1 53 96 21 72 - Fax: +33 (0)1 53 96 21 71


Permanent collections are free for all.

Free for young people and children

Under 18s

Closing times


Exceptional closure

Mondays and public holidays

Opening times

Tuesday to sunday from 10am to 6pm.

Exceptional opening

  • Easter
  • Ascension Day
  • 8 May
  • Whitsuntide
  • 15 August
  • 1 November
  • 11 November

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Musée Cernuschi - Musée des Arts de l'Asie de la Ville de Paris

7 avenue Vélasquez
75008 Paris
Tel.. +33 (0) 1 53 96 21 50

  • Subway - Villiers
  • Bus - 30, 84, 94

Accessibility information

The museum is completely accessible to people with physical disabilities.
- Visitors with sight impairments: touch tours with a talk.
- Visitors with hearing impairments: tours with a talk for lip reading on the collections and the exhibitions.
- Visitors with mental disabilities: guided tours of the collections and exhibitions

Museum in the same district: Porte Maillot - Monceau

Museum in the same arrondissement: 8th arrondissement

Museum in Paris and in the Paris Region: Museum

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