Benjamin Moore Museum Piece CSP-40

Official color page:Museum Piece CSP-40
Color code:CSP-40
Color name:Museum Piece
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Introducing Benjamin Moore CSP-40 Museum Piece, a timeless hue that exudes sophistication and elegance. This soft and versatile color serves as the perfect backdrop for any interior space, creating a sense of tranquility and warmth. Pair Museum Piece with crisp whites, such as Benjamin Moore OC-65 Chantilly Lace, for a classic and clean look. For a pop of contrast, consider pairing it with rich navy tones like Benjamin Moore CSP-735 Midnight Navy. Whether used as the main color or as an accent, Museum Piece brings a sense of refined beauty to any room.

What are Benjamin Moore Museum Piece undertones?

Red is Benjamin Moore Museum Piece undertone color, as you can clearly see on the color field below. To determine this undertone we’ve removed all the tints, tones, shades and get HUE (pure color). Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

HEX value:


RGB code:

176, 172, 163

Is Benjamin Moore Museum Piece CSP-40 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 42° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

CSP-40 Museum Piece HSL code: 42, 8%, 66%

Hue - degree on a color wheel from 0 to 360. 0 is red, 120 is green, and 240 is blue.
Saturation is a percentage value. 0% is a shade of grey, and 100% is the full color.
Lightness is also a percentage value. 0% is black, and 100% is white.

  • Warm Grey will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Grey undertones tend to make you feel happy, energized and playful
  • Warm paint colors are ideal for kitchens, living rooms or bathrooms
  • Warmer hues make larger spaces feel more inviting

Act like a pro: Mixing warm and cool shades is a must have to get harmonius interior. Add accents that contrast with the primary color to create visual balance. If your walls are a warm color, don’t forget to add accent in cold colors (furniture, art, décor). A good practice is too use a complementary color scheme.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Benjamin Moore Museum Piece:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

This scheme consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. It's the perfect hue combination, but with no accent decor it's pretty boring.

Lighter shades

Darker shades

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

This color scheme is a combination of two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Color comparison

Museum Piece CSP-40 vs Smoke & Mirrors CSP-105

Can't decide between these stunning hues? We'll help you compare these two color to find the perfect shade for your home.

Benjamin Moore Museum Piece CSP-40 vs Benjamin Moore Smoke & Mirrors CSP-105Open Museum Piece CSP-40
LRV: 41.47%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 41.98%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Museum Piece CSP-40 vs Evening Gown CSP-375

Can't decide between these two shades for your project? We break down the differences to assist you in making the right choice.

Benjamin Moore Museum Piece CSP-40 vs Benjamin Moore Evening Gown CSP-375Open Museum Piece CSP-40
LRV: 41.47%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 40.91%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm