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Villa Massena - Musee d'Art et d'Histoire

65 Rue de France, 06000 Nice, France
+33 4 93 91 19 10
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The Masséna Musee, the architectural jewel of the Promenade des Anglais, evokes through its collections the art and history of the Riviera from the time of the attachment of Nice to France until the end of the Belle Epoque.
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  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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65 Rue de France, 06000 Nice, France
+33 4 93 91 19 10
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

We wouldn't have visited this if it was not for free as with our booking at the Musee Matisse you get a free Museum access of your choice and this was close to our hotel. Beautiful house and garden allowing us to imagine how 100...More

Thank avLondon
Reviewed 8 September 2017

I found museum very bad.which is for sure sad. just to make sure what happened: museum by itselth is very nice and full of surprises. But the service on the Reception is miserable. im a big friend of museums,so im really shoked right now. i...More

Thank Volnana1
Reviewed 27 August 2017

In a place so beautiful as the Villa Massena, it is very pleasant to discover the history of Nice. The exhibition "Nice à l'école de l'histoire" is wonderful and very rich. I recommend it highly. It is quite remarkable to gather such a diversity of...More

2  Thank Louis P
Reviewed 26 August 2017

The Villa has beautiful furnishings that are worth seeing on the first level and historical pictures of the city of Nice and clothing worn during the early period on the upper levels.

Thank Marilou0723
Reviewed 22 August 2017

This house is historic focal point in Nice , buy entry and you get access to 8 other galleries and Museums in Nice great value for money . It's not boringly massive ,just enough . White radiator with trv a book in the Gardens away...More

1  Thank Dr G
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Musee Massena was closed for many years but is now open. Three floors - ground houses magnificent rooms and clocks with printed guides in English. Next floor is an eclectic mix of mainly 19th and 20th century portraits and final floor, the most interesting, is...More

Thank michaelcham1
Reviewed 26 July 2017

One of the best museums in Nice, certainly worth visiting. The vila and the gardens are the main attractions. All information on the exhibits is labelled both in French and in English. Wonderful mosaic floors and a nice collection of portrait paintings. Brings you back...More

2  Thank luvmuseums
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We didn't go into the museum, but spent a good 2 hours savouring the beautiful selection of plants and trees growing in the garden. Truly stunning! As one is facing the mediterranean look the the left of the exit gate and You will see the...More

Thank ComfortablyNumb133
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This was well worth the visit on the 10 euro pass. the gardens are beautiful and the inside of the house is lovely especially the mosaic flooring. The pieces within the museum are interesting and range in age. One of the floors was a separate...More

1  Thank Phill C
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Great deal for 10€ you get access to 10 or so other museums for 24hrs. This museum was a nice visit. I walked around for about 15-20min there were 2 floors.

1  Thank Lesie_N
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27 December 2014|
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Closed Tiesdays. Open other days from 8:00 a.m.to 6:00 p.m.