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Château Musée Grimaldi

Built in 1309 for Rainier Grimaldi and converted into an Italian-style residence in around 1620, Château Grimaldi was bought by Cagnes Council in 1937 and became the municipal museum in 1946.
Place du Château - Haut-de-Cagnes - 06800 CAGNES-SUR-MER
Tel.: +33(0)4 92 02 47 35

Opening hours: 10:00-12:00 14:00-17:00 (01/10-31/03) - 10:00-12:00 14:00-18:00 (01/04-30/06 et 01/09-30/09) - 10:00-13:00 14:00-18:00 (01/07-31/08)
Annual closing: 01/01, 25/12
Weekly closing: Tuesday all day,
Situated at the heart of the medieval village of Haut-de-Cagnes, the château is home to the “Musée de l’olivier”, the Solidor donation (forty portraits of Suzy Solidor painted by famous artists such as Foujita, Lempicka, Laurencin, Picabia, etc.), an outstanding painted baroque ceiling and a number of contemporary art exhibitions.
Guided tours on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 10am (July / August: at 10am, 11am and 12 noon). Meet at the Chateau entrance.

Group prices: from 10 people.

The vaulted rooms on the ground floor house the ethnographic museum of the olive tree. Splendid Renaissance-style inner courtyard surrounded by two levels of arcaded galleries; Salle Carlone; Suzy Solidor donation; Intenational Festival of Painting in summer.
Temporary exhibitions.

The + French Riviera Pass
Free access

  • Coastal area around Nice
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer
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