Palais Lascaris, Nice

#5 of 31 in Museums in Nice
Historic Site · Specialty Museum
The home of the Vintimille-Lascaris family until the beginning of the 19th century, Palais Lascaris has been owned by the city of Nice since 1942, and has been open to the public for over 40 years. The aristocratic structure houses one of France's best collections of musical instruments, with more than 500 pieces. See Palais Lascaris and all Nice has to offer by arranging your trip with our Nice road trip app.
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  • Pretty building inside that is non descript for the outside. A very interesting collection of musical instruments from the Middle Ages onward.  more »
  • I read about this small museum and was interested to see it because it is located in Old Nice, and is an example of a XVII century residence. It also houses an extensive collection of historical...  more »
  • Some fascinating old musical instruments on the top floor. Sadly the level of explanation was not up to the standards of other museums in Nice and the opportunities to add good audio experience not explored. The temporary exhibitions on other floors could also have been better curated.
  • It was an interesting place. We got in for free because we were students with ID, so I can't speak to if it's worth the price. There were entertaining things to see related to music.

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