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Musee de la Mer

Fort Royal | Ile Ste-Maguerite, 06400 Cannes, France
+33 4 93 43 18 17
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Day Trip

The Island itself is beautiful. The museum is quite interesting .Worth visiting. The murals on the... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2016
Áine-Márie d
Wexford, Ireland
via mobile
From the bottom of the Med

A very small collection of artifacts, largely from the sea bottom, reminders of the ancient world... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2016
George S
Mandelieu, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France
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  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Fort Royal | Ile Ste-Maguerite, 06400 Cannes, France
+33 4 93 43 18 17
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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

The Island itself is beautiful. The museum is quite interesting .Worth visiting. The murals on the walls are stunning. Enjoyed the trip. Would recommend this.

Thank Áine-Márie d
Reviewed 13 February 2016

A very small collection of artifacts, largely from the sea bottom, reminders of the ancient world of sea trade. The collection is not outstanding but shouldn't be missed if you have made your visit to the cell of the Man in the Iron Mask.

Thank George S
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Another museum not worthy it's name... Their permanent collection is a waste of time, but they sometimes hold modern art exhibitions that may be interesting.

Thank Ethymia
Reviewed 29 July 2015

This is not what you can expect from an attraction in Monaco. The overall presentation and experience is outdated and not exciting at all. Just lucky we were 2 adults because children and teenagers must be bored with such an experience. To illustrate my point,...More

Thank Roger J
Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

We visited here on our trip to the island for the day. I am sad to say that for us it wasn't that good. There was little to visit in the prison and few facts or anything interactive about the Man in the Iron Mask....More

Thank reviewthisplace
Reviewed 17 June 2015

This museum houses ancient roman artifacts from the 1st century AD which was very cool to see. The price of admission is free if you have a student ID. This is also where the Prison museum is located. We enjoyed our visit!

Thank Shawn N
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Musée de la Mer has a nice collection of ancient jars found off the coast of Sainte Marguerite Island. There is the prison cell of the famous Man in the Iron Mask. If you can manage to get a guided tour, it is worth the...More

1  Thank 55Chantal
Reviewed 9 February 2015

This museum is famous basically because of it's association with Man in the iron mask. More of a prison with various cells, this a small museum with not much to see but still good for a one-time visit.

2  Thank meshef
Reviewed 8 February 2015

The museum is what drew us to the Island in the first place. It is a pretty simple museum. There is signage in English which is very helpful and not all that common in France. However, no guide book in English. There is a charge,...More

2  Thank Michael R
Reviewed 18 November 2014

We liked the Fort Royal because we came upon it after a big walk round the island followed by a nice swim to cool off and at that point we were just in the mood for a bit of culture. The fort is an impressive...More

3  Thank Peter H
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