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“Great museum for art lovers” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art

Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art
Promenade des Arts, 06364 Nice, France
33 04 9713 4201
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Ranked #25 of 107 Attractions in Nice
Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Owner description: This museum houses a large collection of French and American artwork from the 1960s to the present.
London
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“Great museum for art lovers”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Absolutely fantastic, well worth it. You buy a ticket for 10 Euros which you can use for 4 other museums too.

Visited July 2013
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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“The Mausoleum of Contemporary Art”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

This museum looks promising from the outside. The building has its own style and is a landmark in this part of Nice.
But as modern and promising it may look from the outside, as boring it is at the inside. We had prepaid multi-tickets for the Matisse festival and expected to get relatively easily into the museum - but no, even though three employees were behind the counter to check the tickets, we had to stand 10 minutes in a line of only 4 people. The computer system seemed not to be working... Finally we got in and took the escalators to the first floor. Here we found "a tribute to Matisse" by several modern artists - none of the works were really interesting and the interior of the museum was too dominant to let any piece of art get your attention. Unfortunately, the whole museum seemed outdated - it was like everything had been seen before elsewhere. I will only remember the Yves Klein collection, which was breathtaking and a real contrast to the general bore exhibited in the other floors.

Visited June 2013
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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“Terrasse with peaceable garden”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

The permanent collection has among other interesting works by Dufy and Niki de Saint Phalle and the special exhibition (until sep 23) clearly shows how Matisse has inspired contemporary painters. Don't miss the terrasse where you can experience Picasso, Warhol and Bourgeois (with spider) in a so-called peaceable garden.

Visited July 2013
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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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“Fantastic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

This museum now charges entry contrary to all the information in the guide books. but for the 10 euros you also get a passport into several other museums as well. The exhibits are interesting, thought provoking and well worth a visit.

Visited July 2013
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Moscow, Russia
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“One of the best modern art museums”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

I had a real pleasure in the museum. The collection is very interesting. The terrace outside with a view on the city is a nice spot to finish the observation. Would definitely return here again.

Visited July 2013
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