Henri Cernuschi

Republican, banker and collector


The mansion

On his return from his tour of Asia, Henri Cernuschi had a mansion built, which would later house the eponymous museum.


History of the museum

The Cernuschi Museum from the 19th to the 21th century.


VISITORS INFORMATION - From January 30th, 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 exhibition "Ink in motion, A History of Chinese Painting in the 20th Century" extended until March 5, 2023. Thank you for your understanding.