Museums in the Alpes-Maritimes

Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

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Make your vacation in the Alpes-Maritimes an unforgettable experience! We have put together our suggestions for the most beautiful places to visit and attractions available here. Enjoy discovering!
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The 10 Most Beautiful museums in the Alpes-Maritimes

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Museum · Italy and France - Trekking & Biking in Piemonte
Musée de Préhistoire de Terra Amata
An elephant-hunters’ camp dating back 400,000 years, where the first traces of domestication of fire in the world have been discovered.
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Museum · Italy and France - Trekking & Biking in Piemonte
Musée d'Archéologie de Nice Cimiez
Founded by Augustus in 14 BC, Cemenelum was proclaimed the capital of Alpes Maritimae, an ancient Roman Province.
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Museum · Italy and France - Trekking & Biking in Piemonte
Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain M.A.M.A.C.
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.
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Museum · Nice - Côte d'Azur
Villa Arson
Remarkable contemporary architecture, theater of exhibitions dedicated to contemporary creation, the Villa Arson offers visitors free access to a unique view of the bay of Nice accessible from its terraces and hanging gardens.
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Museum · Italy and France - Trekking & Biking in Piemonte
Palais Lascaris
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.
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Museum · Italy and France - Trekking & Biking in Piemonte
Seashell Museum
Unique in Europe! A collection of 7000 seashells, including 400 that hold world records. The biggest current Mediterranean collection, as well as an exceptional exotic collection.
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Museum · Italy and France - Trekking & Biking in Piemonte
Musée Lou Ferouil
Pierre-Guy Martelly, master blacksmith, will welcome you to relive 40 trades of the past and the local stories related to them. At the end of the visit, he will light up his forge to create sculptures for you.
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Museum · Italy and France - Trekking & Biking in Piemonte
Musée Matisse 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.
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Museum · Italy and France - Trekking & Biking in Piemonte
Musée National Marc Chagall
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.
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Museum · Nice - Côte d'Azur
Centre International d'Art Contemporain
Last born of the art centres of the Alpes-Maritimes, the Vieux Château de Carros has become a place of cultural and international exchanges. High-level exhibitions and retrospectives and a programme widely open to the world.
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