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Musee Archeologique de Nice-Cimiez

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Address: 160 avenue des Arenes de Cimiez, 06000 Nice, France
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+33 4 93 81 59 57
10:00 - 18:00
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Wed - Mon 10:00 - 18:00

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Artifacts, ruins and archaeology!

Ancient ruins and a small museum showing artifacts dating back thousands of years. Their Roman section is especially interesting with one statue of Julius Caesar ( if I have... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2016
Zurich, Switzerland
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high wycombe
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting museum of artefacts, did you know the Roman's played Monopoly! Outside dig of the baths and church is interesting and shows how advanced Rome was. Surprisingly intact remains and show the engineering of Rome. Arena is also impressive and free. 10 Euro entry gets you into here and Matisse.

Thank kendricn
Vienna, Austria
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11 reviews
10 attraction reviews
Reviewed 7 April 2017

You get a perfect view of the region throughout the centuries - and I even picked a perfect recipe for the sauce for a - oh, how do you say "sanglier" (wild pig) in English?

Thank Margit M
Nice, France
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34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The museum is nicely done but smallish. What is most interesting is the visit of the ruins outside (included in the price of the ticket) that give you a good idea of what it must have looked like. I particularly like the baths

Thank tipsontrips
Zurich, Switzerland
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398 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 602 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Ancient ruins and a small museum showing artifacts dating back thousands of years. Their Roman section is especially interesting with one statue of Julius Caesar ( if I have recalled correctly?) which looked like it had just been finished. It is cleverly positioned in front of a mirror giving it extra drama.

2 Thank LesleyJM2014
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a quiet walk around the museum and the grounds. Very interesting layout and boards. Many of which are in both English and French. There are support materials for those that are not bilingual for the others.

Thank Helen W
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128 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Loved this Museum and a ticket here also allows you to visit the Museum of Art next door - excellent value.

Thank Tuppy1Brisbane
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43 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

some cool hands on stuff here too, although not too much english so you have to do some guessing. if you're into ruins and archaeology definitely go!

Thank cc12342015
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47 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Would like to see more developed guidance among the ruins, museum has some good artefacts and children's tactile area.

Thank Beanie06
Bourne End, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

It is important to realise that you can buy a museum ticket that allows you into several attractions over a period of 2 days. Be very careful when you buy the ticket, as some of the museums are closed on certain days e.g. Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday. Therefore, you will miss out on using your ticket to it's full potential. Also, if you... More 

Thank Claire R
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Whilst I didn't glean much from the displays inside this museum, the real treasure lies in the grounds outside. A beautiful old Roman city in ruins lies in the backyard of the museum. Transport yourself back to ancient times and really absorb the beauty of this great site. For me, this ancient Roman city of baths and spas dating from... More 

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