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Musee Cernuschi, Paris

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When you grow tired of European art, check out Musee Cernuschi, an Asian art museum in Paris specializing in fascinating works from China, Japan, and Korea. In these exhibits, you can view priceless Asian works such as Han Dynasty objects, funerary statues from the Northern Wei Dynasty, ceramics from the Tang and Song dynasties, and, most prominently, the large Buddha of Meguro, a Japanese bronze from the 18th century. About 900 objects are on permanent display.

Musee Cernuschi, founded in 1898, is one of the oldest museums of Paris. It is the only municipal museum in France which exhibits high-level Asian art, and it is the second most important Asian art museum in France as well as the fifth most important in Europe. To visit Musee Cernuschi and get the most from your holiday in Paris, create itinerary details personal to you using our Paris itinerary maker .
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  • 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 ad...  more »
  • Museum of Asian art from the Neolithic era to the contemporary era, the rich collection of Henri Cernuschi's Museum is located near the parc Monceau. Admission is free.
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  • 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 pl...  more »
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  • Nice collection, some manufacs are incredible. The visit is not very long
  • Much new oriental artworks, but also some real old relics... stop and contemplate the large Buddha for free.
  • Asian art and antiquity. Small private museum in a lovely hotel particulaire.
  • Stops entrees at 17:30
  • Excellent museum displaying Chinese art and artifacts from as early as the Spring & Autumn Period in China. Beautiful building and totally FREE! Also next to Parc Monceau, one of Paris' most beautiful parks for jogging or just a breath of fresh air! Admire the beautiful apartments nearby.
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