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Theatre de la Photographie et de l'Image

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Address: 27,Boulevard Dubouchage, 06364 Nice, France
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+33 4 97 13 42 20

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a small but interesting place

one can visit the different expos of photographers the museum is very pretty and there is an auditorium and old cameras and photographie equipment to admire

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 September 2016
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

I was looking forward to this as it had good reviews, but it seems to be closed. The original location, which is still widely advertised, is close the Nice Etiole shipping centre. However, the sign on the day re-directs visitors to 1 Place Pierre Gautier, which is the small square in front of the town hall in the Old Town.... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We visited the gallery last August as part of the scheme with Musee Matisse and MAMAC so entry was effectively free. We were introduced to the work of Martin Parr with an excellent exhibition of his worldwide beach work and have attended subsequent exhibitions of his at home in the UK. On this visit to Nice, however, we were told... More 

Thank Adrian B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

one can visit the different expos of photographers the museum is very pretty and there is an auditorium and old cameras and photographie equipment to admire

Thank rivieraNice
Newbury, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

We had to walk a little to get here but were rewarded by a pleasant little museum with an interesting exhibition. It didn't take long (about an hour) to go around but it was worth it.

Thank JonFitt
Durham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Visited this museum with our tickets that lasted 48 hours. It is very small and most of the information is in French. The exhibition of photographs from the 1920's was interesting and it was a good place to escape the heat for a while. I'm not sure we would have visited if it hadn't been covered by the pass however.

Thank aliholth
Budapest, Hungary
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263 reviews
147 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

This is a fine photographic exhibition replete with an hour-long videa/slide presentation in the theatre section (believe it begins on the hour-every hour- at least it did when we visited. It's an attractive, if limited, display of a famous French photographer's work which was quite revolutionary. Only drawback, though not a deal-breaker is that everything is in French. Worth a... More 

Thank stan w
Brighton, UK
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18 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

It's quite hard to find this museum as it's so tucked away but well worth it. When we visited the whole place was devoted to one photographer which was really nice as we got to see a broad range of work. The restoration of the theatre space within the building is breathtaking. This is included in the ticket you buy... More 

Thank Princess_Poppapia
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54 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

A single exhibit of bathers at the beach. It seemed to me that the permanent exhibit was traveling and these photos of beaches, bathers and beach balls were erected as a fill in. Certainly not worth the price of admission and when I expressed my disappointment to the manager she agreed with me. Obviously I was not the first one... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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205 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

...for those interested in photography, where apart from the permanent collection there is usually an interesting temporary exhibition - their Cartier-Bresson exhibition earlier this year was better than the one in the Pompidou of a couple of years ago!

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Flitwick, England, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Not much on display, and lacked anything really inspirational. Glad I found the museum though, and will revisit on another occasion. I think it is one of those places where the current exhibition will determine how enjoyable it is.

Thank Peter R

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