Musée des Beaux Arts - Palais de Carnolès

Carnolès Palace: Museum of Fine Arts

Museum, Fine Arts, Musée de France, Municipal museum in Menton
3 Full-fare
  • Former summer residence of the Princes of Monaco and situated on the Via Julia Augusta, it houses a beautiful collection of paintings from the 19th century to the present day, as well as exhibitions of contemporary artists and contemporary sculptures in the garden.

  • In 1717, Antoine I Grimaldi, Prince of Monaco, had a summer residence built in the Carnolès district. Attributed to the architects Robert de Cotte and Jacques Gabriel, the palace became a private residence in the 19th century. At the request of its owner, Dr Edward Philips Allis, Tersling refurbished it in 1896. Acquired by the Alpes-Maritimes department in 1961, it has housed the town's Fine Arts Museum since 1977.

    However, during the Roman period, the place occupied by the present...
    In 1717, Antoine I Grimaldi, Prince of Monaco, had a summer residence built in the Carnolès district. Attributed to the architects Robert de Cotte and Jacques Gabriel, the palace became a private residence in the 19th century. At the request of its owner, Dr Edward Philips Allis, Tersling refurbished it in 1896. Acquired by the Alpes-Maritimes department in 1961, it has housed the town's Fine Arts Museum since 1977.

    However, during the Roman period, the place occupied by the present Palazzo Carnolès and its gardens was probably the seat of a Roman agricultural estate called "Villa Rustica" or "Maritima". The buildings of this domain were placed at the edge of the track. They combined fishing wealth and agricultural land probably planted with olive trees and vines.
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  • Accessibility
    • Not accessible in a wheelchair
  • Activities
    • Temporary exhibition
  • Services
    • Shop
    • Guided tours
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  • Rates 2022
  • Full price
    3 €
Openings
  • All year
  • Monday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    Closed
    -
  • Wednesday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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