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The neoclassical Italianate architecture of Massena Museum was inspired by the Rothschild villa in Cannes. A very skillful restoration of the historic gardens was conducted in 2006-2007, which restored the original luster of the aristocratic mansion. The villa is surrounded by a courtyard, a French garden, and a great lawn. Wander past remarkable plants, such as the Magnolia grandiflora, Araucaria excelsa, Melaleuca, and Brachychiton populneum. Take a look at our Nice vacation generator to schedule your visit to Massena Museum and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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Dans la magnifie villa que fit construit le prince Victor Masséna, le Musée homonyme abrite, dans un cadre somptueux, donnant sur la Promenade des Anglais, de très jolies collections niçoises. Le jard... more »In her magnifies villa that was built the prince Victor Masséna, the namesake Museum houses, in a magnificent setting, overlooking the Promenade des Anglais, nice nice collections. The garden, for small, is nice, and the visit is completed by a nice shop. Highly recommended!View original
Piero Luigi A
Vale la pena passare un'oretta in questo museo dai saloni molto decorati e con un primo piano con ricordi napoleonici. Vi è amche un pesso d'Italia con ritratti di Garibaldi e Vittorio Emanuele II. Fa... more »Worth spending an hour in the Museum from very ornate salons and with a first floor with Napoleonic. There is also a weight of Italy with portraits of Garibaldi and Victor Emmanuel II. Easy to get to ...View original
I've been to Nice 4 times over the past 9 years. Have always meant to check out this museum and finally did on the last visit. It's a waste of time. Supposedly it's an overview of art history and Nice... more »
Matt Jacobs Jr
Beautiful building housing a number of Nice related historical objects, posters, and paintings. All signage is in French. All paintings in the building are portraiture but there are a few cool historic nuveau style posters to see upstairs. Would not recommend visiting with children - lack of any interactive or activity based exhibits. Expensive for what it is, save this for a rainy day if you have already seen the modern art museum, the Chagal museum, the Matisse museum, Mt Boron, the harbor, castle Hill, and everything else in Nice.
Great history of Nice as applied to the Napoleonic wars and subsequent history. A must visit on the Promenade Des Anglais, and the ticket is good at most other museums in Nice.
Beautiful building but exhibition a little thin
No material in English. The signage that was there in French seemed a bit sparse.
Fascinating museum, pretty cheap (at least for students) , it tells the history of nice with paintings, artifacts, videos and photos. For me , a must for a trip in Nice
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