Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain MAMAC

Promenade des Arts 06300 - NICE

Tel. : +33(0)4 97 13 42 01

http://www.mamac-nice.org

Guided tour on Wednesday at 3:00 pm.  / Opening times : 10:00-18:00 / Weekly closing : Monday

Tramway T1 : stop « Nice Garibaldi »

The MAMAC collections, with nearly 1.200 works, illustrate the key role of Nice in the development of groundbreaking movements from the 1960s and 1970s to the present: New Realists (César, Arman, Niki de Saint-Phalle), Pop Art (Andy Warhol, Tom Wesselmann), Fluxus (Ben Vautier), Minimal and Conceptual Art, School of Nice, Supports-Surfaces, as well as more solitary figures associated with Nice, like Ernest Pignon-Ernest and Gilli. The Museum hosts many temporary exhibitions.

Musee Chagall

Av du Docteur Ménard 06000 - NICE

Tel. : +33(0)4 93 53 87 20

http://www.musee-chagall.fr

Opening times : 10:00-18:00 - 17:00 (01/11 - 30/04 ).    Weekly closing : Tuesday and some holidays

Price for the permanent collection: € 8

Reduced price (for young people age 18 to 25 & on Sundays): € 6

Free admission granted on the 1st Sunday of each month and to EU residents under 26.

Bus 15 / 22 : Stop “Musée Chagall”

The national Marc Chagall museum, was created by the artists will to bring together in one purpose-built place his most important biblical works : the 17 paintings which make up the Biblical Message.

Audioguides for adults are available in 7 languages.

Musée Matisse

164 Av des Arènes de Cimiez 06000 Nice

Tel 04 93 81 08 08

http://www.musee-matisse-nice.org

Guided tour on Monday, Thursday & Friday at 3:30 pm.

Opening times : 10:00-18:00. Weekly closing : Tuesday and some holidays

Bus 15 / 17 / 20 / 22 : Stop « Arènes – Musée Matisse »

In a fully renovated Genoese villa set in the olive grove in the Cimiez Gardens, this single-artist museum follows the artistic development of the painter who lived in Nice from 1917 to his death in 1954.The collection is of interest for the overview that it offers, from the first paintings in 1890 to the gouache drawings that Matisse produced at the end of his life, and for its presentation of all the techniques the artist used to express his art. The museum also houses the artist’s personal objects, thus offering a more private view of his work.

Musée Archéologique

160 av des Arènes06100 - NICE

Tel. : +33(0)4 93 81 59 57

http://nice.fr/Culture/Musees-et-expositions/Musee-d-archeologie-de-nice

Opening times : 10:00-18:00. Weekly closing : Tuesday and some holidays

Bus 17 / 22 / 15 : Stop “Arènes – Musée Matisse”

The museum displays objects and documents from the life of Cemenelum and the province of the Alpes Maritimae dating back to the Neolithic age, Antiquity and the Middle Ages. The ruins that can be visited include the amphitheatre (arènes) and baths (3rd century AD), as well as paved streets and a Palaeo-Christian complex (5th century AD).The museum, inaugurated in January 1989, displays collections ranging from the Bronze Age (1100 BC) to the Middle Ages: ceramics, glass, coins, jewellery, sculptures, tools...

La Crypte Archéologique

Place Garibaldi 06000 Nice

Guided tours Commented visits every day, except for Tuesday at 10h, 11h, 14h, 15h and 16h.

Meet at Place Jacques Toja.

Equipment: wear comfortable shoes for the visit.

Reservation mandatory, tickets issued at the :Centre du Patrimoine de Nice (75, Quai des Etats-Unis). Full price : 5€

This exceptional site, listed as a Historic Monument, is located right in the heart of the city of Nice, under Place Garibaldi. The Archaeological Crypt offers its secrets up to visitors in an immense underground chamber of 2,000 m2, at a depth of 6m.

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