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Museums

The exceptional range and quality of the City’s Museums enable Nice to rank second only to Paris in terms of the popularity of its Museums.

The following conditions apply to municipal museums and galleries
(except Musée National Marc Chagall, Musée National du Sport, Musée Départemental des Arts Asiatiques):

  • 24hr individual ticket : 10€ (access to all municipal museums and galleries for 24 hours)
  • 7 day individual ticket : 20€ (access to all municipal museums and galleries for 7 days)
  • Group ticket (from 10 persons) : 8€ (access to all municipal museums and galleries for 24 hours)

 

More information on rates and free access

 
Some institutions also offer their reception rooms.

Museums

musee-national-marc-chagall
MUSÉE NATIONAL MARC CHAGALL
Cimiez
The Nice national Marc Chagall museum, was created by the artist's will to bring together in one purpose-built place his most important biblical works : the 17 paintings which make up the Biblical Message.
The permanent collection is the biggest...
Capacity (Cocktail) : 200
Capacity (Sit down meal) : 200
musee-d-art-moderne-et-d-art-contemporain-m-a-m-a-c
MUSÉE D'ART MODERNE ET D'ART CONTEMPORAIN M.A.M.A.C
Acropolis
This original architecture and a major permanent collection tracing the history of the European and American avant-garde since the early sixties.
The MAMAC collections, with more than 1.300 works, illustrate the key role of Nice in the development of...
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musee-matisse
MUSÉE MATISSE
Cimiez
CLOSED 05/06-22/06/2018 In a fully renovated Genoese villa set in the olive grove in the Cimiez Gardens, this single-artist museum follows the artistic development of the painter who lived in Nice from 1917 to his death in 1954.
Temporary...
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musee-de-la-photographie-charles-negre
MUSEE DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE CHARLES NEGRE
Old Nice
With it's location in the heart of the Old Town, this establishment offers temporary monographic or thematic exhibitions which present all the trends from old photography to the digital image.
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museum-d-histoire-naturelle
MUSEUM D'HISTOIRE NATURELLE
Acropolis
Founded in the mid 19th century, the Museum of Natural History is truly the memory of Mediterranean Nature, and creates a better understanding of regional biodiversity.
A heritage to serve environment protection, rich in more than a million specimens...
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musee-d-archeologie-de-nice--site-de-terra-amata
MUSÉE D'ARCHÉOLOGIE DE NICE - SITE DE TERRA-AMATA
Sea side
An elephant-hunters’ camp dating back 400,000 years, where the first traces of domestication of fire in the world have been discovered.
This deposit is known throughout the world as it revealed the oldest known habitations in human history. The...
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musee-des-beaux-arts
MUSÉE DES BEAUX-ARTS
Sea side
This museum is the heir to the first Municipal Museum of Nice featuring loans from the State, encouraged by Napoleon III.
In 1928, it was moved to a sumptuous late 19th-century villa. The paintings and sculptures on display range from the 14th to the...
Capacity (Cocktail) : 150
Capacity (Sit down meal) : 100
musee-international-d-art-naif-anatole-jakovsky
MUSÉE INTERNATIONAL D'ART NAIF ANATOLE JAKOVSKY
Fabron
The museum has been set up in the former residence of perfume creator François COTY, the Château Sainte Hélène, surrounded by a large park with rare species.
Thanks to sizeable donations from Anatole and Renée Jakovsky, guided tours through the...
Capacity (Cocktail) : 300
Capacity (Sit down meal) : 0
musee-prieure-du-vieux-logis
MUSÉE PRIEURÉ DU VIEUX LOGIS
North Nice
“La Prieuré” houses collections of medieval religious art and a set of day-to-day objects and furniture.
Open by appointment.
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palais-lascaris
PALAIS LASCARIS
Old Nice
An exceptional example of civil baroque architecture, the Palais Lascaris is a recognised Musée de France, devoted to the art and music of the 17th and 18th centuries.
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villa-massena
MUSÉE MASSÉNA
Sea side
Listed in the Historic Monuments inventory, the Villa Masséna is an architectural jewel in a tree-lined setting on the Promenade des Anglais that presents the history of Nice in the 19th Century.
Guided tours through the collections of the Museum...
Capacity (Cocktail) : 150
Capacity (Sit down meal) : 80
musee-departemental-des-arts-asiatiques
MUSÉE DÉPARTEMENTAL DES ARTS ASIATIQUES
Airport
The Alpes Maritimes Departemental commissioned the famous Japanese architect Kenzo Tange, to design a building for a museum, a venue for meetings and exchanges between Asian arts and western culture.
Standing in the artificial lake in Parc Phoenix, in...
Capacity (Cocktail) : 250
Capacity (Sit down meal) : 70
musee-d-archeologie-de-nice--site-de-cimiez
MUSEE D'ARCHEOLOGIE DE NICE - SITE DE CIMIEZ
Cimiez
Founded by Augustus in 14 BC, Cemenelum was proclaimed the capital of Alpes Maritimae, an ancient Roman Province.
The museum displays objects and documents from the life of Cemenelum and the province of the Alpes Maritimae dating back to the Neolithic...
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musee-national-du-sport
MUSÉE NATIONAL DU SPORT
Nice Plaine du Var
Devoted to sport in all of its different forms, the Museum is open to all. Its collection of objects bear testimony to sport's finest hours, whisking visitors away on a journey through the museum's 2,000 m2 of exhibitions.
A certified Museum of...
Capacity (Cocktail) : 100
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