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Chateau Grimaldi Musee d'Art Moderne Mediterraneen

place Grimaldi, Cagnes-sur-Mer, France
+33 4 93 20 87 29
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Quaint Museum

A visit off season can add to the charms of this museum and its location. Standing proud in old... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AlanCoxon
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Worcester, United Kingdom
Worth a visit

Bought a combined ticket for the Chateau Grimaldi in Cagnes-sur-Mer old town (get the free shuttle... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
luvOz2011
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good48%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
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“modern art” (11 reviews)
“olive oil” (6 reviews)
“worth a visit” (9 reviews)
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place Grimaldi, Cagnes-sur-Mer, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit off season can add to the charms of this museum and its location. Standing proud in old Cagnes village overlooking Cagnes sur mer and the med sea, the lack of a tourist invasion to the fortified building allows you to wander gently and...More

Thank AlanCoxon
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Bought a combined ticket for the Chateau Grimaldi in Cagnes-sur-Mer old town (get the free shuttle if you don’t want to climb up the steep hill) and Renoir’s house (cost €8). Well worth visiting both places. Great views from the top of Chateau Grimaldi and...More

Thank luvOz2011
Reviewed 27 October 2017

A very reasonable entry price, an amazing 4/5 storey building crammed full of modern art, capped by a tower with the most incredible 360 degree views of the surrounding area, well worth a visit. Parking can be tricky unless you arrive very early or out...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Visiting the Bourg medieval is a return in the past. The end of the walk takes you to Chateau Grimaldi with magnificent views. Only 15 mns away by bus from the coast. At Haut de Cagnes, take the free shuttle to the medieval village. Well...More

Thank simonajax
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We easily spent an hour here. The terrace Anne is worth the admission and the climb. The art in contemporary, and very modern. There is an interesting collection of portraits of Suzy Solidor. The family history of the Grimaldi's is also on display.

Thank Samiseal
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Too much emphasis on Art and Suzy Solidor. The few historical exhibits were fascinating and these should be developed and extended to encapsulate the wider local history and the influence of the Grimaldis .

Thank aristotle45
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We stayed in the medieval part of Cagnes for just over a week and are glad we made the effort to visit this interesting castle. Different things inside will appeal to different people and this reviewer wished that there had been more information available in...More

Thank Valueallreviews
Reviewed 8 September 2017

While the Chateau does have an interesting exhibition of artwork from days gone by, featuring such items as some works of Suzy Solidor, a past celebrity, however missing were images of the original building, to compare with the new however sparse, which leaves much space...More

Thank TamarafromDubai
Reviewed 6 September 2017

It is not just to see how the Grimaldis live. It is also a very nice collection of art and has a great atmosphere.

Thank P1646OSandreas
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Not much to see in the museum. We hoped to see an original and old building, but the renovation was poorly executed with uninteresting materials and with modern art installations. Albeit, the view from the museum was really nice.

Thank cenedraNorway
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