Musee de la Castre, Cannes

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History Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Musee de la Castre presents the collections belonging to the city of Cannes primitive arts, Himalaya-Tibet, Arctic, pre-Columbian America, Oceania, Mediterranean antiques , musical instruments from Asia, Africa , Oceania, America, landscape painting of the nineteenth century. You will be welcomed by the garden that has large pines. It is your prelude to the entry to the museum. After visiting the collections, you can enter the museum courtyard in the center of which is located the watchtower of the old castle of Cannes. From the top of the 109 steps of the medieval tower, you will get a 360 degree view of the place. Make Musee de la Castre a centerpiece of your Cannes vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Cannes attractions planner.
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  • Very interesting museum with exhibited items from various exotic cultures and many ethnographic musical instruments, but all the information is only in French. Impossible to know what the exotic...  more »
  • We visited this museum with my 5 y.o. this morning. The exposition is little and quite good to explain to a kid how primitive societies used different kinds of materials 'at hand' to live. Also, a...  more »
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  • Wonderful view of the city. It’s located in the old town and it has a great walk up and down with beautiful old buildings.
  • Very impressive museum for a relatively small town. A good exhibition of Oceanic/Polynesian items and a very impressive exhibit of a variety of musical instruments.

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