Museums in Nice French Riviera

Asian Arts Museum

Designed by the Japanese architect Kenzo Tange.  It is located in the middle of the Parc Phoenix and the museum offers classical works and contemporary creations.

Location: 405, Promenade des Anglais

Open : 10:00 am to 5:00 pm (6:00 p.m. in summer) except Tuesday and some bank holidays.

Museum of Arts and History

The museum houses collections of the late Gothic ‘Primitive’ painters from Nice and Europe, armour, regional porcelain and work from local painters.

Location: 65 Rue de France

Open: check with museum

Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art

Collection of European and American avant-garde since the early sixties.  The collection is set in a building of four marble towers linked by transparent walkways.

Location: Promenade des Arts

Open: 10 am – 6pm except Tuesday and holidays.

Fine Arts Museum

Permanent exhibition set in a beautiful home with paintings from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries.

Location: 33 Avenue des Baumettes

Open: 10am – noon, 2-6pm.  Closed Mondays and some holidays.