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Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art

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This museum houses a large collection of French and American artwork from the 1960s to the present.
Place Yves Klein, 06364 Nice, France
+33 4 97 13 42 01
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The building is very well designed. It has a remarkable amount of art but I don’t appreciate most of it.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I'll admit to not being a big fan of modern art but I did enjoy this gallery. The building is well laid out and the exhibits are impressive. You get some excellent views over the gardens and over Nice from the windows but I was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just the right size for a 1.5 hour visit. Great collection of the Nice School of Art including the Klein blue. Go outside for the view.

Thank Canadian_hikerGuelph
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If contemporary art is your thing then this museum is well worth a visit! Fantastic building and stunning collections of art. We saw Cosmogonies - a temporary summer exhibition of wide ranging art inspired by the elements, including installation, film and performance art. My teenage...More

Thank julia2groves
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This very unique building is close to Nice France old city A completely modern structure with an amazing panoramic rooftop terrace. The art itself is special due to two artists that have big collections there Niki St Phalle and Yves Klien To my mind St...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Modern art can be controversial but one can always learn something new about the location or simply come across some interesting information

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After reading the reviews on TripAdvisor, I didn’t set high expectations for this museum. With my museum pass from the day before still valid, I could enter the museum for free. Else there would be a 10€ charge which entitles you to visit all museums...More

Thank Lyn D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Managed to obtain last admission at 17:20 in order to go straight to the rooftop to take in the views over Nice. This was the main reason for our visit and was worth the visit

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The first sign that all was not well was the locked doors, all the doors locked all around the bottom destroying the architects vision of a place approached from many sides. The building was designed for better things. The art is self indulgent and from...More

Thank Cogniscenti11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to this museum because it was easily accessible. Most of the artwork was not to our liking. Very strange exhibits with historical interest from the 50s and 60s, but very strange. No exhibits with any familiar artwork or names. I think I would...More

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July 29, 2018|
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Response from Lynne M | Reviewed this property |
yes, but they are small.
June 27, 2016|
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Response from dieselbloke | Reviewed this property |
You have to buy a ticket to get in so the terrace is included in the ticket price! The views are fantastic - you should def go!