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Asian art close to the Park Monceau

This is a museum located in a charming building and in a charming neighbourhood, at one of the... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2018
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China in Parid

A charming mid-sized museum of Chinese art, less overwhelming than the Musée Guimet, the national... read more

Reviewed July 7, 2018
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Reviewed August 3, 2018

This is a museum located in a charming building and in a charming neighbourhood, at one of the entrances of the park Monceau. The Museum is dedicated to Asian art and I went there to see an exhibition about the use of perfume and incense...More

Thank JuPereira
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

A charming mid-sized museum of Chinese art, less overwhelming than the Musée Guimet, the national museum of Asian art. The perdant collection is free, but temporary exhibitions have an entrance fee. I went to see an exhibit on the culture of incense in Imperial China...More

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Reviewed May 30, 2018

What a remarkable collection of Chinese and Japanese art works from major Dynasties over the years! Moreover, it was breathtaking to see the very large Buddha, which took up a very large percentage of the first floor! Some have suggested that M. Cernuschi built his...More

Thank Stephen P
Reviewed May 9, 2018

Best reason to visit: It's set in a magnificent mansion that is typical of the fancy houses built in Paris late Nineteenth Century. Collection is good enough.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed May 7, 2018

Musée Cernuschi is located in a hôtel particulier next to Parc Monceau and Musée Nissim de Camondo. It houses the Asian arts collection of the French banker Henri Cernuschi. The museum is part of the Paris City Museums and is free of charge for its...More

1  Thank Ronak S
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

Small but very nice Asian art museum housed in a stunning house on the edge of park Monceau. Admission is free and for about five euros you can get an audio guide which covers a good many of the pieces on the collection and gives...More

Thank jsthouston
Reviewed March 13, 2018

This small-ish Asian art museum seemed mostly Chinese to me — lovely. The non-permanent exhibitions — currently Perfumes of China — are also excellent. Combine this with a visit to the Parc Manceau adjoining.

1  Thank DavidM M
Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

The museum is well laid out. No photos are allowed. Interesting diverse Asian art collection with signage on French - but easy to understand what you are seeing. The staff was also very helpful and pleasant.

Thank Diane K
Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

This small museum is located on Monceau (à mon avis the superior Parisian park for location and content), so you might as well wander or picnic while you are up there. The museum is small, (and from what I remember) had mostly Chinese art. And...More

Thank Emma D
Reviewed July 12, 2017

Desappointing ! - Facing more stupid than unpolite African staff, not allowing my spinner in the local cloakroom, though obviously not overzised .., hence I did not visit this small museum highlighting a collection of antique Asian artifacts

Thank Philippe N
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