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Museums and cultural sites around Nice

From sites to castles, including exceptional monuments and museums, the French Riviera boasts an incomparable cultural and architectural heritage.

By its beauty and extraordinary gentle life, the French Riviera has always inspired artistic creation.

Museums around Nice

Free access with your French Riviera Pass
Nouveau Musée National de Monaco
Around Metropolitan area
The New National Museum of Monaco is contained in the Villa Sauber and Villa Paloma
By offering several exhibitions a year in each venue, the New National Museum of Monaco enhances the value of a little-known heritage and collection and gives...

8 rue Honoré Labande - Villa des Pins B - 98000 MONACO - MONACO
Tel.: +377 98 98 19 62
Collection Roux
The Collection Roux is a collection completely unusual. This collection is unique in its quality, originality and fidelity to the documents it inspires. A story cube is included in the museum as well as a terminal with a virtual tour.
In all, several...

La Citadelle Saint-Elme - La Citadelle BP7 - 06230 VILLEFRANCHE-SUR-MER
Tel.: 04 93 76 33 27
Musée du Patrimoine
History and functioning of the old electric turbine ; corn mill (demonstration of grind-stones), objects used in daily life in the 19th century...

Quartier des Moulins - 06450 SAINT-MARTIN-VÉSUBIE
Tel.: 04 93 03 21 28
Musée des métiers traditionnels
This museum is built in one of the village's rampart houses. It is in this picturesque setting that you can discover over 6,000 tools dating from the 19th century to today. Each recess is used to reconstruct a craftsman's workshop. A temporary exhibition...

171 montée du château - Maison des Remparts - 06690 TOURRETTE-LEVENS
Tel.: 04 97 20 54 60
Musée d'Histoire et d'Art
Around Metropolitan area
The Museum of History and Art is located at the heart of the historic village, behind the Town Hall. Many exhibitions take place there so that visitors can enjoy different discoveries all year long.

Closed : Monday all day,

Rue de l'Hôtel de Ville - 06270 VILLENEUVE-LOUBET
Tel.: +33(0)4 92 02 60 39
Musée Naval
Around Metropolitan area
The Naval Museum of Monaco, founded in 1993, a true maritime encyclopedia, exhibits a splendid collection of more than 250 ship models and marine objects.
Many antic models from the magnificent personal collection of H.S.M. Prince Rainier III of...

Terrasses du Centre Commercial - Fontvieille - Niveau 2 - 98000 MONACO - MONACO
Tel.: +377 92 05 28 48
Maison du Portal
One of the first cultural centers in the hill-country behind Nice where one can see original exhibitions of painting, sculpture, patchwork. Worth a visit for Jean-Pierre Augier's sculptures.

1 place Victor Masseglia - 06670 LEVENS
Tel.: 09 62 66 85 84
Musée Jean-Honoré Fragonard
Around Metropolitan area
Discover the secret of Fragonard perfumes in our factories and museums.
The Fragonard museum is located in the Hôtel de Villeneuve, an old mansion restored in keeping with the tradition of large 18th century stately homes in Grasse. The museum...

Hôtel de Villeneuve - 14 rue Jean Ossola - 06130 GRASSE
Tel.: +33(0)4 93 36 44 65
Musée Bastide aux Violettes
Around Metropolitan area
A wonderful violet-themed walk that takes you from museum to flower-packed greenhouse in Tourrettes sur Loup.
The Bastide aux Violettes offers a visit and free entrance to the museum for individuals.

Closed : Saturday all day, Sunday all day,

Route de la Ferrage - 06140 TOURRETTES-SUR-LOUP
Tel.: +33(0)4 93 59 06 97