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Le Musee de Curiosite et de l’Insolite

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Address: 39 rue Beaumont, 06300 Nice, France
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+33 6 45 20 62 32
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     The Museum of the Curiosity and the Unusual: a magic...

     The Museum of the Curiosity and the Unusual: a magic place in NiceParadise of the children, the Museum of the Curiosity and the Unusual was conceived to be a surprise and make its visitors dream. We suggest you entering this fantastic universe, made by curiosity, by unusual and of magic… The Museum of the Curiosity and the Unusual was created by Jean-Pierre Speidel, an enthusiast of automatons.This museum-show, which account 150 automatons of collection, invites you to dive into the world of the magic, the dream and the strange.The visit is marked out of numerous effect and optical illusions there and gets organized around three themes :The Magic of Automatons: an interactive and educational route which redraws the story of automatons through centuriesThe House of Tarzan: a luxuriant jungle populated with animals life-size automatons (tiger, crocodile, lion, toucan etc.)

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Not bad but a little bit pricey

Went there yesterday with our 2 kids (age 4 and 11). Starts with a little magic show, where the kids participate which was fun. Then a guided tour with a guy who is very... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 February 2014
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Mougins, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2014

Went there yesterday with our 2 kids (age 4 and 11). Starts with a little magic show, where the kids participate which was fun. Then a guided tour with a guy who is very passionate about what he does. There's a room with mirrors like at a fair and huge jungle animals that move; then a haunted tea room where... More 

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Nice, France
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2013

we had dinner there with a group of friends, there was a show quite funny and entertaining, but the dinner served was terrible! A pissaladiere with just onions ( no anchovies, no olives....???!!!) , a terrible pasta with no sauce served with a beef casserole which was acceptable, and for dessert a piece of tarte wirh jam , hard extremely... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2013

Went today with my 2 daughters. The place is filthy, boring, showing a bunch of junk!! When buying the tickets we were told to wait as the next tour was about to start. The guide only stayed with us for a few minutes. Not very organized place at all! A complete mess!

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