Fine Arts Museum, Nice

Local nameMusée des Beaux Arts
LocationNice, France

The Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nice in Nice, France at 33 av. des Baumettes was built in the former private mansion built in 1878 by the Russian Princess, Elizaveta Vasilievna Kochubey. Named for the artist Jules Chéret who lived and worked in Nice during his final years, the museum opened as the "Palais des Arts Jules Chéret" on 7 January 1928.The museum houses a collection of art spanning the past four centuries. There are paintings by Chéret and other artists who lived and worked on the French Riviera, such as Alexis Mossa, and his son Gustav-Adolf Mossa, who for many years were curators of the museum. The small museum has sculptures by Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, François Rude, Michel de Tarnowsky and Auguste Rodin, plus ceramic pieces by Pablo Picasso. Some of the paintings are from:

Marie Bashkirtseff

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Opening hours

Daily: 10 am - 6 pm
Guided tour every Wed at 3 pm.

Closed on Jan 1, Easter Sun, May 1 and Dec 25.


Adults: €10
Children (under 18): free

Guided tour:
Adults: €6
Children (under 13): free

More information and contact


Official Website

Phone +334 92 15 28 28

Address Avenue des Baumettes 33 , 06000 Nice, France

Coordinates 43°41'40.523" N 7°14'56.011" E

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