Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Nice

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Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art was inaugurated in June 1990, and is an example of Neoclassical architecture, with a facade covered in Carrara marble. The collections present an overview of avant-garde artistic creations from the mid-20th century to the present day, and are dedicated to movements such as the New Realists, American Pop Art, and minimalism. The museum's ten galleries spread over 370,000 sq m (4,000,000 sq ft). It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art and many more Nice attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Nice tourist route planner.
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  • August 16, 2017
    I went there several times, more or less interested next exhibitions current but always nice to find the corner dedicated to Ben...
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  • August 11, 2017
    This museum is well set out and has some really interesting art on display. My eldest daughter, who is studying fine art, especially loved the pieces by Yves Klein. Tickets are €10, but last for 24hou...  more »
  • August 10, 2017
    Without a major contemporary, but very interesting, very bet Museum in temporary exhibitions.
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  • July 21, 2017
    This was my first time to a modern art museum. I really enjoyed it. There was a grand theme overarching the artefacts, namely the criticism of consumerism. The theme allowed me to connect to the pictures and think of them as creative expressions and puzzles. Plus, there was a room below with inclined chairs to rest and/or sleep, which was quite helpful. Last but not least, free for students!
  • May 4, 2017
    This is a bright airy, and modern museum. Plenty of modern art on show, with a combination of fixed features and temporary exhibits. A ticket here will get you into the other art museums in Nice for 24 hours so it is really good value. Don't forget to visit the roof garden on the top. You have some great views down towards the sea and up towards the mountains.
  • July 1, 2017
    The permanent exhibits gave a very interesting look into the recent history of art in Nice. This museum is free if you are a student (otherwise €10). The museum also has a terrace where you can get some great views of Milan! Definitely worth the visit, especially if you are a student.
  • June 18, 2017
    Nice museum, free if you're a student. Not too much to look at, but definitely check out the view from the top floor. There are beautiful bridges, too – a good place to take pictures, if you wish.
  • August 29, 2017
    Very interesting collection of both local and international modern and contemporary art !! Also the building itself deserves admiring - and the terrace with views is perfect !!

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