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Musee d'Art Classique de Mougins

32 rue Commandeur, 06250 Mougins, France
+33 4 93 75 18 22
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Well worth a visit

Three floors of interesting exhibits, displayed well with generally clear and understandable... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
George M
A visit to a museum

This is an extraordinary museum plumb in the middle of Mougins in the south of France.. Quite new... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Discover, at the entrance of the old village of Mougins, how the beauty of the ancient world has influenced neoclassical, modern and contemporary art. The Museum’s large and diverse collection of antiquities includes Roman, Greek and Egyptian sculpture, vases, coins, and jewellery, and also the world’s largest private collection of ancient arms and armour. These ancient artworks are interspersed with many classically-inspired paintings, drawings, and scupltures by artists such as Picasso, Matisse, Chagall, Dufy, Cézanne, Rodin, Dali, Andy Warhol, Marc Quinn, Anthony Gormley and Damien Hirst.NewWe will be co-hosting a temporary exhibition with the village of Mougins from the 12th April to 28th May 2012, Myths & Heros.A selection of sculptures, paintings & mosaics by Picasso, Arman, Sosno, Renoir, Rubens, Cezanne & Turchi on display in the Espace Culturelle.
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32 rue Commandeur, 06250 Mougins, France
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Three floors of interesting exhibits, displayed well with generally clear and understandable descriptions.

Thank George M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an extraordinary museum plumb in the middle of Mougins in the south of France.. Quite new, in very nice condition, and pleasing to walk from floor to floor. It is small, but intense, and we know we must return a second time. The...More

1  Thank Afrormosia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The point about this comment is that it consists of a private collection, so far as I understand, and the huge amount of artefacts put together by one man who is not a Museum professional and therefore does not in my view present the items...More

1  Thank cmf1937
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a simply spectacular collection of armour and weaponary that has seen battlefields 2,000 years ago! It now rests beautifully presented in a stunning museum. As well as armour there is a fascinating Egyptian collection plus superb classical statues. It's a true feast for...More

1  Thank paulsmith2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This small museum presents art through the ages from 500 BC to modern art from this century. It mixes them together showing different interpretation of the same theme over time. Many very famous artists are shown and it is fantastic value for the quality of...More

1  Thank Paul R
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

A most fantastic private museum with a unique collection of classical art. This combined with master paintings from masters such as Picasso, Chagall, Warhol and others make the visit an unforgettable memory. We are already looking forward to visit again. The fantastic lunch before at...More

1  Thank per-olof B
Reviewed 24 June 2017

I am very interested in antiquities - my wife less so (!) but even she loved this small and personal collection, and we felt fortunate to be able to share it. It is not every museum that would have a row of four heads, three...More

Thank Cityman02
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We pop in for a visit every couple of years. What was an old rundown property has been renovated into a wonderful classic modern melange of art and history cuddling together. Superbly presented, well signed and described and lit exhibits, give a wealth of visual...More

Thank Hal R
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Our family visit to this museum was an absolute joy. We are a family of classical scholars and art historians and we were fascinated to see the variety of the collection displayed in this exquisitely designed museum. There is something here for all ages, from...More

1  Thank Julia K
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

This museum is well worth a visit if you have a couple of hours to spare. Quite an eclectic collection of modern art and Greek and Roman armour together with a nice Egyptian collection. Nice shop where you can pick up some inexpensive souvenirs.

Thank Scott R
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