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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

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Musée Départemental des Arts Asiatiques
NICE
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) : 200
Capacity (Sit down meal) : 80
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Musée de la Photographie Charles Nègre
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.
After 16 years spent in the walls of the Artistique,...
Capacity (Cocktail) : 0
Capacity (Sit down meal) : 0
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Musée National Marc Chagall
NICE
The Marc Chagall national 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 public...
Capacity (Cocktail) : 200
Capacity (Sit down meal) : 190
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Villa Arson
North Nice
A major center for training and artistic experiment, the Villa Arson is both a center for contemporary art, an artists' residence and a national art school.
It invite at once to discover a 20th century monument (the site and the architecture being...
Capacity (Cocktail) : 500
Capacity (Sit down meal) : 400
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Musée Masséna
NICE
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
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Musée Matisse Nice
NICE
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.
The Matisse Museum houses the donations to the...
Capacity (Cocktail) : 0
Capacity (Sit down meal) : 0
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Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain M.A.M.A.C.
NICE
Located in the heart of the city, next to the Place Garibaldi and in the extension of the Coulée Verte, the MAMAC offers a dive into the adventure of art from the 1950s to today.
The collection, with more than 1,400 works by 350 artists, offers a...
Capacity (Cocktail) : 0
Capacity (Sit down meal) : 0
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Museum d'Histoire Naturelle
Port / Acropolis / East Nice
The Museum presents the natural heritage of the Côte d'Azur through a selection of its collections rich with more than a million specimens.
A heritage to serve environment protection, rich in more than a million specimens (botanic, zoology and...
Capacity (Cocktail) : 0
Capacity (Sit down meal) : 0
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Micro-Folie Départementale, Espace Culturel Numérique
NICE
The departmental Micro-Folie in Nice is a digital culture space dedicated to Arts and Culture. It offers a new and innovative cultural offer on the French Riviera.
A true third-party digital culture centre dedicated to the arts, the departmental...
Capacity (Cocktail) : 0
Capacity (Sit down meal) : 0
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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 only at the Musée Masséna.
Capacity (Cocktail) : 0
Capacity (Sit down meal) : 0
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Musée National du Sport
Airport / West Nice
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
Capacity (Sit down meal) : 0
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Musée Franciscain - Eglise et Monastère de Cimiez
NICE
The Monastery of Cimiez, like its cemetery and its magnificent garden, is one of the most important places of worship, culture and tourism in the city of Nice.
An evocation of the life of Franciscan friars in Nice from the 13th to the 18th century, an...
Capacity (Cocktail) : 0
Capacity (Sit down meal) : 0
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Palais Lascaris
Old Nice
The Palais Lascaris is one of the most beautiful museums in Nice. Located at the heart of the Old Town, it holds many rare works as well as an impressive collection of ancient musical instruments.
Residence of the Lascaris-Vintimille family, this...
Capacity (Cocktail) : 0
Capacity (Sit down meal) : 0
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Musée d'Archéologie de Nice Cimiez
North Nice
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...
Capacity (Cocktail) : 0
Capacity (Sit down meal) : 0
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Musée des Beaux-Arts Jules Chéret
Nice-Sea side
The museum was opened in 1928 in the Kotschoubey-Thomson villa, an example of 19th century neo-classical architecture. Its collections cover six centuries of history.
The Museum was installed in 1928 in the princely villa Kotschoubey, after the...
Capacity (Cocktail) : 150
Capacity (Sit down meal) : 100
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Musée de Préhistoire de Terra Amata
Nice-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...
Capacity (Cocktail) : 0
Capacity (Sit down meal) : 0
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Musée International d'Art Naif Anatole Jakovsky
Airport / West Nice
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
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