Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nice

Nice, France

The Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nice was built in the former private mansion built in 1878 by the Ukrainian Princess, Elisabeth Vassilievna Kotschoubey. Named for the artist Jules Chéret who lived and worked in Nice during his final years, the museum opened on 7 January 1928.

The museum houses a collection of art spanning the past four centuries. There are paintings by Chéret and other artists who lived and worked on the French Riviera such as Gustav-Adolf Mossa, who for many years was curator of the museum. The small museum has sculptures by Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, François Rude, Michel de Tarnowsky and Auguste Rodin, plus ceramic pieces by Pablo Picasso.

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Founded: 1878
Category: Museums in France

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Mart Schilthuis (2 months ago)
Beautiful building with a beautiful exhibition of paintings of flowers at the top floor. Free entry for students and otherwise it's just 10 euros. The only downside is that there are no translations of the texts that are put next to the painting
Jingxing Zou (2 months ago)
Exceeded our expectations - beautiful exhibition on the paintings with flowers (I believe ends in September)
Ross Pengelly (2 months ago)
Nice to visit but to be fair I'm wasn't into this display. But excellent value as I got the €15 3day pass for all museums
Maria Komleva (4 months ago)
The museum is not very big, and very comfortable for visit. Perfect exhibition of paintings, nice atmosphere and location! Recommend for visit for everybody despite children!
Aleksandras O (5 months ago)
Nice small museum with great collection on paintings. Staff is very friendly. Elevator available if needed for children or older people
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