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Musee d'Art Classique de Mougins

32 rue Commandeur, 06250 Mougins, France
+33 4 93 75 18 22
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This is a fabulous place, the product of a very discriminating and cultured mind and deep... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
james c
Northumberland, United Kingdom
Small, fabulous

Spend an hour and see how ancient art can influence and mix with modern. What a wonderful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David B
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Discover, at the entrance of the old village of Mougins, how the beauty of the ancient world has influenced neoclassical, modern and contemporary art. The Museum’s large and diverse collection of antiquities includes Roman, Greek and Egyptian sculpture, vases, coins, and jewellery, and also the world’s largest private collection of ancient arms and armour. These ancient artworks are interspersed with many classically-inspired paintings, drawings, and scupltures by artists such as Picasso, Matisse, Chagall, Dufy, Cézanne, Rodin, Dali, Andy Warhol, Marc Quinn, Anthony Gormley and Damien Hirst.NewWe will be co-hosting a temporary exhibition with the village of Mougins from the 12th April to 28th May 2012, Myths & Heros.A selection of sculptures, paintings & mosaics by Picasso, Arman, Sosno, Renoir, Rubens, Cezanne & Turchi on display in the Espace Culturelle.
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32 rue Commandeur, 06250 Mougins, France
+33 4 93 75 18 22

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fabulous place, the product of a very discriminating and cultured mind and deep pockets It combines old and new in an extraordinarily eclectic way and in the most beautiful setting Undoubtedly one of the world's best small museums. Not to be missed...More

Thank james c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spend an hour and see how ancient art can influence and mix with modern. What a wonderful collection that was donated! Really a fun experience. However, the lighting needs a bit of work in order to identify all of the works.

Thank David B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Probably the finest small museum I've ever visited. An absolute must when visiting Mougins - you will be amazed.

Thank blackpepper10
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

This museum is a great discovery. You can see a beautiful collection of from antique to middle age periods. And a touch of modern art between the various objects is a good idea!

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Three floors of interesting exhibits, displayed well with generally clear and understandable descriptions.

Thank George M
Reviewed 6 August 2017

This is an extraordinary museum plumb in the middle of Mougins in the south of France.. Quite new, in very nice condition, and pleasing to walk from floor to floor. It is small, but intense, and we know we must return a second time. The...More

1  Thank Afrormosia
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The point about this comment is that it consists of a private collection, so far as I understand, and the huge amount of artefacts put together by one man who is not a Museum professional and therefore does not in my view present the items...More

1  Thank cmf1937
Reviewed 1 August 2017

This is a simply spectacular collection of armour and weaponary that has seen battlefields 2,000 years ago! It now rests beautifully presented in a stunning museum. As well as armour there is a fascinating Egyptian collection plus superb classical statues. It's a true feast for...More

1  Thank paulsmith2017
Reviewed 21 July 2017

This small museum presents art through the ages from 500 BC to modern art from this century. It mixes them together showing different interpretation of the same theme over time. Many very famous artists are shown and it is fantastic value for the quality of...More

1  Thank Paul R
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

A most fantastic private museum with a unique collection of classical art. This combined with master paintings from masters such as Picasso, Chagall, Warhol and others make the visit an unforgettable memory. We are already looking forward to visit again. The fantastic lunch before at...More

1  Thank per-olof B
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