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Musee Jean Cocteau Collection Severin Wunderman

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A marvellous Jean Cocteau Museum

Finally Menton has recognised and honoured this artist/writer/poet/designer and much more. He has a... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2018
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Luang Prabang, Laos
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The modern building by the sea promenade is impressing in form both inside and out forming an... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful building, amazing collection of Cocteau’s art - paintings, tapestries, ceramics. Excellent explanations and very educational! Great experience!

Thank Adina T
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

We took train from our apartment in Villa France walking towards water from train station you just turn left when you arrive at the beach. Beautiful building inside and out, first floor had an exhibition of an artist Valerio Adami I was not crazy about...More

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Reviewed August 30, 2018

I'm not a massive fan of his work, but there was another artist's work displayed on the ground level which I liked. The sub-level has Cocteau's work and a film he made about his work. The ticket does get you into the Old Fort a...More

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Reviewed August 5, 2018

Finally Menton has recognised and honoured this artist/writer/poet/designer and much more. He has a great reputation. Not only should you visit the Museum but the Salle de Mariage and the Museum on the sea wall. All dedicated to him. Hopefully you will come away knowing...More

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Reviewed July 15, 2018

The modern building by the sea promenade is impressing in form both inside and out forming an interesting architectual pair with the Art Nouveau food market on the same square. This summers main exhibition was by Italian artist Valerio Adami whose colourful, cartoonlike paintings concentrated...More

Thank Heli P
Reviewed July 11, 2018

The artist was unknown to us prior to our visit. The museum is lovely and well cared for. You have to have an appreciation for this interesting artist's work.

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Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

We were lucky to turn up on the first Sunday of the month and get free entry. Nice exhibition space & cafe. The cafe was packed, and a self service lunch was laid out with cold meats, pâté, quiches, French cheeses and indulgent deserts.

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Reviewed May 29, 2018

This guy was unknown to us but he obviously was very important in France and knew a lot of the big names of the 1900's such as Chanel, Picasso and others. In fact he was so unknown to us we mixed him up with Costeau...More

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Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

Lovely looking museum, we didn’t know much about this artist to be honest, nice to learn something new. Also an art connection with Picasso. Quite a small and open space. Didn’t take long to have a look round. 5euro each which was pretty good. Staff...More

Thank Thebeardtourist
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

All the building has a modern form as seen on the foto. Inside you can find all kind of video, film, documentary, sculpture, design, painting, scenography belong to Jean Cocteau and the group 6 . Not all of them translated to other languages but the...More

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