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Musee de la Mer

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a must-do on Lerins islands

touch history by visiting the cell of the Iron Mask and other infamous royal prisoners, marvel on... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2018
Emeline B
Lots to do

Really interesting, and reasonable price of 6 euro per adult and free for kids. Man in the iron... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2018
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Reviewed October 23, 2018

touch history by visiting the cell of the Iron Mask and other infamous royal prisoners, marvel on the archaeological artifacts plucked from nearby shipwrecks, it's worth the small entrance fee!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Emeline B
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Really interesting, and reasonable price of 6 euro per adult and free for kids. Man in the iron mask is the main attraction but nothing much provided by way of information. Excellent exhibition of underwater art when we visited although this is temporary. The general...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 12, 2018

Very well displayed artifacts from various area of the world including Roman remains recovered from the sea.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jo S
Reviewed August 30, 2017

My husband, son, daughter and I trekked up to the old prison thinking we'd wander the site and check out "The Man in the Iron Mask's" cell and then head to the beach. We were all pretty surprised to wander out of the site close...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank wherelolawent
Reviewed July 14, 2017

Nice selection of artefacts ranging from across the world and also the ticket includes being able to go up the tower and the view over Cannes is to die for.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Phill C
Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

The Island itself is beautiful. The museum is quite interesting .Worth visiting. The murals on the walls are stunning. Enjoyed the trip. Would recommend this.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank murtlett
Reviewed February 12, 2016

A very small collection of artifacts, largely from the sea bottom, reminders of the ancient world of sea trade. The collection is not outstanding but shouldn't be missed if you have made your visit to the cell of the Man in the Iron Mask.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank George S
Reviewed November 11, 2015

Another museum not worthy it's name... Their permanent collection is a waste of time, but they sometimes hold modern art exhibitions that may be interesting.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Ethymia
Reviewed July 28, 2015

This is not what you can expect from an attraction in Monaco. The overall presentation and experience is outdated and not exciting at all. Just lucky we were 2 adults because children and teenagers must be bored with such an experience. To illustrate my point,...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Roger J
Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

We visited here on our trip to the island for the day. I am sad to say that for us it wasn't that good. There was little to visit in the prison and few facts or anything interactive about the Man in the Iron Mask....More

Date of experience: July 2015
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