Chinese Collections
In the first half of the 20th century, the museum focused primarily on ancient Chinese art. In the 1950s, it began to include modern painting. Today, thanks notably to donations, the museum is enriching its collections of both ancient and contemporary art.
Japanese Collections
Comprising more than 3,600 pieces, including some 2,000 bronzes and 1,600 ceramics, the Japanese collection makes up one third of the Cernuschi Museum collection.
Korean collection
Korean works have formed part of the Cernuschi Museum’s collection since its foundation. In recent years, the Korean collection has been expanding continuously.
Vietnamese Collections
The Vietnamese collection of 1,800 artefacts spans a period of 2,500 years, with the oldest objects dating from the 5th century BC. Numerous ceramics and several bronzes illustrate later periods. The collection also includes paintings and drawings from the 20th century.

VISITORS INFORMATION - From January 30, 2023 and for a period of six months, part of the permanent collections will be closed due to renovation works of the building. Spaces 1 to 5 will remain open to the public, spaces 6 to 14 (from the Buddha Hall to the Painting Room) will be closed. During this time, temporary exhibitions will continue to be presented on ground floor, such as the exhibitions "Kim Tschang-Yeul, Drops and Strokes" and "Painting and Ceramics in dialogue" from April 14 to July 30, 2023. Thank you for your understanding.