The latest version of cesium can be installed via pip:

pip install cesium

The cesium library has the following dependencies:

From source

  1. Install Cython

  2. Clone the repository: git clone && cd cesium 4.1. For a regular install: pip install . 4.2. For an in-place developer build: pip install --no-build-isolation -e .

Note that cesium requires a C99 compiler which, in particular, excludes MSVC. On Windows, we recommend clang.


  • pip install pytest mock

  • make test