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Location/opening hours/admission


7 avenue Vélasquez
75008 Paris
tel : 01 53 96 21 50
fax : 01 53 96 21 96

Tuesday through Sunday from 10a.m.to 6 p.m., closed on Mondays and bank holidays

Ticket office and museum shop close at 5.30 p.m.

Free admission in the galleries to all visitors except for temporary exhibitions :

Full price : 8€
Discount price : 6€
Free for children under 18

Due to the anti-terrorist rules suitcases and backpacks are not allowed in the museum

Download the map of the galleries

The Cernuschi museum, founded in 1898, is one of the oldest museums of Paris. The Cernuschi museum is the only municipal museum in France which exhibits high level Asian art and it is the 2nd most important Asian art museum in France, and 5th most important in Europe.
With about an inventory of ten thousands  pieces  ranging from ancient bronzes (14th B.C. - 3rd A.D.) and burial figures (3rd B.C. - 12th A.D.) to rare buddhist sculptures (5th - 11th A.D.), the Cernuschi museum collections are internationally famous.