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Musee de la Mer

Fort Royal | Ile Ste-Maguerite, 06400 Cannes, France
+33 4 93 43 18 17
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We really enjoyed it!

My husband, son, daughter and I trekked up to the old prison thinking we'd wander the site and... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
Folkestone, United Kingdom
Quite interesting

Nice selection of artefacts ranging from across the world and also the ticket includes being able... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2017
Phill C
Southampton, United Kingdom
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  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Fort Royal | Ile Ste-Maguerite, 06400 Cannes, France
+33 4 93 43 18 17
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

My husband, son, daughter and I trekked up to the old prison thinking we'd wander the site and check out "The Man in the Iron Mask's" cell and then head to the beach. We were all pretty surprised to wander out of the site close...More

1  Thank wherelolawent
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Nice selection of artefacts ranging from across the world and also the ticket includes being able to go up the tower and the view over Cannes is to die for.

Thank Phill C
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

The Island itself is beautiful. The museum is quite interesting .Worth visiting. The murals on the walls are stunning. Enjoyed the trip. Would recommend this.

Thank Áine-Márie d
Reviewed 13 February 2016

A very small collection of artifacts, largely from the sea bottom, reminders of the ancient world of sea trade. The collection is not outstanding but shouldn't be missed if you have made your visit to the cell of the Man in the Iron Mask.

Thank George S
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Another museum not worthy it's name... Their permanent collection is a waste of time, but they sometimes hold modern art exhibitions that may be interesting.

Thank Ethymia
Reviewed 29 July 2015

This is not what you can expect from an attraction in Monaco. The overall presentation and experience is outdated and not exciting at all. Just lucky we were 2 adults because children and teenagers must be bored with such an experience. To illustrate my point,...More

Thank Roger J
Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

We visited here on our trip to the island for the day. I am sad to say that for us it wasn't that good. There was little to visit in the prison and few facts or anything interactive about the Man in the Iron Mask....More

Thank reviewthisplace
Reviewed 17 June 2015

This museum houses ancient roman artifacts from the 1st century AD which was very cool to see. The price of admission is free if you have a student ID. This is also where the Prison museum is located. We enjoyed our visit!

Thank Shawn N
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Musée de la Mer has a nice collection of ancient jars found off the coast of Sainte Marguerite Island. There is the prison cell of the famous Man in the Iron Mask. If you can manage to get a guided tour, it is worth the...More

1  Thank 55Chantal
Reviewed 10 February 2015

This museum is famous basically because of it's association with Man in the iron mask. More of a prison with various cells, this a small museum with not much to see but still good for a one-time visit.

2  Thank meshef
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