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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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Ranked #18 of 38 Attractions in Cannes
Type: Specialty Museums
Most recent review
- Aug 23, 2014
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The tale of the iron mask takes you to Musee de la Mer where you learn more than 60 names where incriminated to have hidden behind the mask for 11 years. Beautiful view but not a real museum

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Quebec City, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

It is just a short walk from the pier and the path is nice. It cost 6 Euro/pers to visit the fort/museum. There is not much to see but it is still interesting and worth it. It took us about 30-45 minutes to visit. There are also some great photo spots from inside the fort.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

tell the story of the Fort Royal and you get to see the prison where the Man in the Iron Mask was imprisoned.

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Bellevue
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

Unless you're into roman jugs, the two things to see here are the huguenot memorial, to the memory of the pastors imprisoned by the crown in the eighteenth Century, and the prison cell of the man of the iron mask (whoever he was).

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Jeddah, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012

I would not recommend this museum , as there are not much to see . You should be spending your time on the island instead of going to this museum .

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Cannes, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

This small museum housed in the Royal Fort on Sainte Marguerite Island offers interesting information and exhibits about the history of the site.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

Great little museum. The 1st half looking at the fort's use as a state prison. There are some huge murals painted on the walls in there, though I must admit they were completely lost on me as I found them completely unrelated to any of the historical background. The 2nd part looks at the history of the trade there, dating... More

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