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Palais Lascaris

Address: 15 rue Droite, 06300 Nice, France (Old Town / Vieux Nice)
Phone Number: 33 4 93 62 72 40
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Ranked #23 of 175 things to do in Nice
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles, Art museums, History museums, Historic sites, Architectural buildings, Sights & Landmarks, Museums
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Type: Castles, Art museums, History museums, Historic sites, Architectural buildings, Sights & Landmarks, Museums
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Wed - Mon 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
27 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Was glad we stopped to visit this free museum while doing a walking tour of old Nice. Easy to find with friendly staff

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Nice
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A Nissart Palace where you can pick how the ancient habitants of Nice live, surroudings by fine arts, music, ....

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Bucharest, Romania
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114 reviews 114 reviews
99 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

has own this palace in vieux nice,built in italian style,not very well maintened,which hosts a music instruments collections,a pharmacy donated by a rich americaine who decided to spent his life in NICE.

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Kuala Lumpur
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5 reviews 5 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

It is a great thing for Nice to have this museum open for free to the public. The palace shows how life would have been for the wealthy in those days. It also has on display a huge selection of musical instruments from different eras.

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Melbourne
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This is a very small "palace" when compared with many of the grand chateaux of France, but is an interesting building of its period. The display of antique musical instruments is fascinating and informative. Well worth a visit!

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Reading, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We found ourselves outside this beautiful old palace and went in to visit with no knowledge of what it contained. Well worth a visit.

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Linthicum, MD
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31 attraction reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We were wandering around the old town and decided to stop in here on a whim. I had glanced at the sign that said the admission was 6 Euro and stopped at the reception area to pay. The woman working there explained that it was free. They only charge for escorted tours, which are offered on Fridays at 3. The... More 

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Rishon Lezion, Israel
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120 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

If you like classic art and/or antique music instruments, the place is for you! It's located in an antique building and has a unique atmosphere that contributes to the museum experience.

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014 via mobile

came in to escape the rare torrential rain and found a interesting museum. The old palace itself was fascinating, beautiful ceilings and surprisingly several staircases open to the rain. Amazing collection of musical instruments, including pocket sized violins and exquisite 18th century pianos.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We ventured here to see the old pharmacy that is mentioned in several guide books but unfortunately this has gone now. The museum itself is in a very beautiful original building and features some old musical instruments and art. The building itself was most interesting. Free to visit. Sometimes closed between 12 and 1pm for lunch.

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