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Musee de la Castre

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Address: Le Suquet, 06400 Cannes, France
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Superb views of Cannes

We walked up to the musee during our visit to Cannes. It is a tough walk to get to the top, lots and lots of steps! However when you make it to the Castre you are treated to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 July 2016
Tom S
Belfast, United Kingdom
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We walked up to the musee during our visit to Cannes. It is a tough walk to get to the top, lots and lots of steps! However when you make it to the Castre you are treated to superb views of Cannes and its surrounding marinas. Well worth the effort!

Thank Tom S
Alexandria, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

Interesting ethnological museum of objects brought back by explorers, but nothing about Cannes itself. Nice view from the tower, though. Worth the admission fee.

1 Thank RayleighR
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

After surveying the landscape we visited the museum for an hour or so which has interesting objects from different far away islands as well as some Egyptian artefacts and local paintings. Eclectic collection was worth the visit.

1 Thank Tradingplaces
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

at the top of the hill so a slight walk up hill but worth the effort great views of the bay of cannes at the top

Thank swift314
Mandelieu, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016

A relatively small museum, but jampacked with interesting items well displayed. I went there to see an especially interesting new display of photographs of Egyptian archaeological sites taken at the dawn of photography. Not a large display, but interesting to see before they became tourist spots. There is a wonderful collection of musical instruments, old paintings of the local area... More 

1 Thank George S
Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016

The viewpoint in front of the church as well as next to the church provides one with panoramic views over the city and valleys. Do continue to the top, the view is worth it. It is not a massive climb and one can wind down back to town with an alternative road and explore the historic quarter to its fullest.... More 

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Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

With a leisure walk up along the Suquet old town about 10 minutes from Cannes. Special rate for group size over 10 pax. Climb up the tower for a beautiful bird eye view over pretty Cannes. Quite many world ethnical collections and paintings on display.

Thank Ted H
Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

This museum is truly a waste of space, and the collection has absolutely nothing to do with the region. The tour has a beautiful of Cannes, but the staircase leading up to the top is really horrific and dirty.

Thank Ethymia
Bolton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

I did not go inside the museum so cannot comment on this. However, I can say it is still worth the visit just to get photos of the outside buildings.

Thank jordanellie41
Manresa, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

Musee de la Castre is the historical ans ethnographic museum of Cannes. It has some collections of art from different parts of the world and from the region. It is an interesting museum, but it is not essential. Outside the Museum, you can see beautiful views of Cannes and the sea.

Thank AlbertSalichs

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