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Musee Cernuschi

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Musee Cernuschi

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7 avenue Velasquez, 75008 Paris France
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sandy c wrote a review Nov 2020
Copenhagen, Denmark583 contributions255 helpful votes
My first impression was the incredible variety of artworks and objects, through different eras and lands. Many different styles and techniques.. You are not simply facing the 'same old junk'. Not a gigantic museum, but very well curated and both fun and enlightening. Right next to the Parc Monceau.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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127Fred wrote a review Mar 2020
London, United Kingdom575 contributions160 helpful votes
We had the pleasure to visit this museum a few days from its re-opening after renovation. It shows some history of China, some history or art of China, and a few contemporary pieces from Chinese artists. The entry is for free (meaning, for no money; there are safety checks at entrance, it is NOT free entry). In the refurbishment, we see a minimal use of electronic displays. The labels mix up, in a confusing way, French and US English, whilst a use of e.g. italics for non-French languages would not have been too much to ask. Some incongruous bold lettering appears here and there, for no fathomable reason. The collections are quite well presented, with a good chronology-based setup. However, we were puzzled by the map (attached), which implicitly refers to the Chinese wall in the IVth century b.c. We also have to regret that the masterpiece of the Han empire, namely Chinese ideogram-based writing (in our view, a great contributor to the unification of China), is not mentioned enough. The above reservations apart, this place is a worthwhile addition to the Paris set of museums, and definitely worth visiting.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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milliesmum2016 wrote a review Jun 2019
Christchurch, New Zealand1,800 contributions249 helpful votes
I guess your level of enjoyment with this museum, as with everything, is how much you are gripped by the topic and your level of understanding. I'm not well acquainted with Asian art so I drifted around with not a lot of insight into exhibits which are, undoubtedly, treasures The house itself is very beautiful and grand. It adjoins Parc Monceau, which is very lovely. And it's just down the street from Musee Nissim Camondo. So a visit in this area will kill lots of birds with one stone.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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mildredp19452017 wrote a review May 2019
Chester, Massachusetts72 contributions15 helpful votes
On rue Velazquez overlooking Park Monceau, this great little museum is a treasure. I spent a quiet hour & a half admiring their small, but really impressive collection. Admission is free, but there is a charge for the audioguide. A stroll through the park after visiting the Cernuschi is the perfect way to spend a morning in Paris.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Toni13 wrote a review Nov 2018
Haifa, Israel498 contributions229 helpful votes
The Musee Cernuschi is hidden away in a beautiful townhouse next to the park Monceau. My advice - go to the park and skip the museum. A very small collection badly lit and very badly exhibited. The special exhibition wasn't much better. There are so many lovely museums in Paris, including of Asian Art. Unless you are a scholar, don't waste your time and money here.
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Date of experience: November 2018
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