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MUSÉE MATISSE

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.
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164 av des Arènes de Cimiez - 06000 NICE
Tel.: +33(0)4 93 81 08 08

Opening hours: 11:00-18:00 (23/06-15/10 : 10:00-18:00)
Annual closing: 01/01, Pâques, 01/05, 25/12
Weekly closing: Tuesday all day,
The collection is of interest for the overview that it offers, from the first paintings in 1890 to the gouache drawings that Matisse produced at the end of his life, and for its presentation of all the techniques the artist used to express his art. The museum also houses the artist’s personal objects, thus offering a more private view of his work.
Closed Tuesday. Guided tour on Monday, Thursday & Friday at 3:30 pm.



Guided tour: monday and friday afternoon by appointment.
Practical information: Access for disabled persons.

The + French Riviera Pass
Free access

Language(s) spoken:
  • German
  • English
  • French
Payment methods:
  • Credit card
  • Master card
  • Cheques
  • Holiday vouchers
  • Cash
Equipment and services:
  • Shop
  • Public car-park in proximity
Areas:
  • Cimiez
Labels:
  • Famille Plus
  • Qualité tourisme
Upcoming events
27
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01
BISKRA : RÊVER D’UNE OASIS
This exhibition aims to bring a cultural perspective on what was then the Biskra that the artist discovered at the very beginning of the 20th century. See the details ›
23
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09
MATISSE ET PICASSO : LA COMÉDIE DU MODÈLE
The exhibition brings together hundreds of works by the two artists : paintings, sculptures and graphic works, as well as photographs to illustrate the history of their relationship through the prism of this particular theme. See the details ›
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