We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Palais Lascaris

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Some nice artefacts...

A bit out of the way from the centre but has lovely artefacts in an old building. Worth a visit. No... read more

Reviewed May 24, 2018
Travelling_LindaG
,
Italy
via mobile
A hidden gem. A small palace for musical instruments.

I really just came upon this palace (villa) Sunday afternoon. It's a museum for mostly trinf... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2018
FloridaTravelfan
,
Florida
Read all 562 reviews
267
All photos (267)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“old palace”(12 reviews)
“rue droite”(8 reviews)
About
Closed Now
Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
22°
15°
Sep
19°
12°
Oct
15°
Nov
Contact
15 rue Droite, 06300 Nice, France
Old Town / Vieux Nice
Website
+33 4 93 62 72 40
Call
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Nice
from US$19.10
More Info
from US$35.80
More Info
Reviews (562)
Filter reviews
187 results
Traveller rating
79
70
25
12
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
79
70
25
12
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsmusical instrumentsold palacerue droitemusic loversinteresting collectionold townoriginal furnituresmall palaceceiling artbaroque erapainted wallsmuseum passworth a visitentrance feeday passon displaytapestries
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 187 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago

Hiden in the back streets of the Old town . A truley wonderful Palace to visit and see Inside the home .Furniture ,Pianos Musical instuments rooms with the actual furniture dateing abck 100s years .Quite a few steps and 3 floors to visit .But oh...More

Thank 495emma
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was not what I expected ... but the instruments are worth the visit. warm during the day (better go early) this old building on Old Town Nice is filled with a collection of old musical instruments that are a goldmine! Go with an open...More

Thank jazzfang
Reviewed July 30, 2018

This delightful small urban house in the Old Town holds a remarkable collection of period instruments from a wide geographical area.

Thank GailD1096
Reviewed June 23, 2018

A beautiful collection of different instruments in an old house, worth the visit if you are a music lover. The entrance fee we paid cover several museums entrance in the area, so it was worth it. I was not interested on Wi Fi, as I...More

Thank doraniamato
Reviewed June 6, 2018

I wasn't expecting much, based on some of the reviews I'd seen here. However, if you find baroque buildings interesting, if you would like to see baroque decorations (tapestries, painted walls and ceilings, portrait paintings), if you are an ethnomusicologist, if you are a student...More

1  Thank 845NKR
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

A bit out of the way from the centre but has lovely artefacts in an old building. Worth a visit. No wifi, or cafe.

Thank Travelling_LindaG
Reviewed May 19, 2018

Musical instrument collection is the second largest in France. Beautiful architectural details and beautiful painted ceiling

Thank karen2450
Reviewed April 30, 2018

The municipal museums of Nice are rather disappointing, and the entrance fee excessive for what's on view. Though the interior of this building is evidently baroque, there's not much to see unless your interested in musical instruments, and the walls and ceilings are distinctly faded....More

1  Thank OandA-London
Reviewed April 22, 2018

Quite small museum where you get to see a lot of different instruments. Wouldn't say it's a must see but if you have bought the museum pass you might as well see it.

Thank Nicholas N
Reviewed April 10, 2018

I really just came upon this palace (villa) Sunday afternoon. It's a museum for mostly trinf instruments. Has three floors. Instruments, chapel, bedroom, rooms of harps, pianos etc. Wonderful ceiling and building details, frescos etc. You can get a one day thicket or a week...More

1  Thank FloridaTravelfan
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 204 hotels in Nice
Au Picardy
105 reviews
.20 km away
Hotel Villa La Tour
458 reviews
.23 km away
Palais Saleya
218 reviews
.27 km away
Hotel Suisse
1,362 reviews
.42 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2,140 restaurants in Nice
Koko Green - Vegan and Raw food
172 reviews
.06 km away
Oliviera
1,177 reviews
.05 km away
Chez Palmyre
651 reviews
.05 km away
Illia Pasta
485 reviews
.06 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 584 attractions in Nice
Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate
796 reviews
.11 km away
Place Rossetti
713 reviews
.05 km away
Place Saint-Francois
221 reviews
.15 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Palais Lascaris staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines