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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 #11 of 35 attractions in Cannes
Type: Specialty Museums
Most recent review
- Mar 11, 2013
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Beirut, Lebanon
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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