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Musee International d'Art Naif Anatole-Jakovsky (Museum of Naive Art)

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Simply amazing

Over different visits to Nice we had visited the main city Museums, Marc Chagall, Masséna and... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
Antonio R
Madrid, Spain
A Refreshing Alternative to the Usual

Check the hours carefully and know that the museum closes so the small staff can have their lunch... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2018
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A history of the naive art from XVIIIth century to nowadays through Anatole Jakovsky's donation, and State's trust (among them the National Museum of Art Georges Pompidou).
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avenue de Fabron | Château Sainte Hélène, 06200 Nice, France
+33 4 93 71 78 33
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Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

The only reason I came here was because I had a 24hr museum pass and I was already at the Fine Arts Museum. Traveling time is approx 30min by bus and walking. It’s uphill walking from the nearest bus stop. When I arrived at the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LynD827
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Over different visits to Nice we had visited the main city Museums, Marc Chagall, Masséna and Matisse. On this last we just decided to visit this one, as the Naif art spirit itself the museum conception is simple. Just the building and the surrounding area...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Antonio R
Reviewed 21 August 2018

The museum website claims the collection on the ground floor is accessible to disabled visitors. This, however, does not correspond to the reality as the chairlift broke down more than a year ago and was not repaired in the meantime (nor was their website amended...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jean B
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Check the hours carefully and know that the museum closes so the small staff can have their lunch. 12:30-1:30. This is in large part the personal collection of Anatole Jakovsky who went against the grain in the middle of the last century and sought out...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank happyart-marti
Reviewed 12 April 2018

With statues in the garden which you can walk through on your way in you know that this is going to be a quirky place. Some lovely pieces and some that make you scratch your head - which is fine for an art museum. Easy...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Paul H
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Took a cab to get to the museum. Arrived 1215 to be met by a grumpy old goat of a receptionist. She directed me and my wife to leave our bags outside of the building on the floor explaining it was for "security" reasons. She...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 536laitha
Reviewed 11 January 2018

This museum saved the overall impression of municipality museums of Nice. I had the 10 euro ticket which gives you access to 10 or so museums of Nice within 24 hours. My first museum was of Modern art - disappointment. Then Musee de Beaux Art...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Bob R
Reviewed 20 November 2017

A small museum a short distance from the beach. Go for the art- some primitive but mostly a pleasure to see the result of creative minds at work; large fabric dolls- Mary and her lamb.watch its sharp teeth, sculptures out of metal or sea serpents...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Don G
Reviewed 14 October 2017

This muzeum has more than 600 art works, but on the exposition you find probably only 60... It is closed from 12.30 to 1 30 daily, and they are not even planning to correct the information on the web site...

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Haim V
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Website states 10 am to 6 pm today but on 12.15 arrival we were told it was closed 12.30 to 1.30. Hmmm. Lunch in nearby park and on return, entry declined because the somewhat surly woman on the till was unable or unprepared to give...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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