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Les Musees de La Citadelle

Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
+33 4 93 01 73 68
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Fascinating collections of little-known artists

The citadel at Villefranche houses four museums, of which we visited three- a small regimental... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
948barryg
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Unique Location For Sculptures

I do not have an appreciation for sculpture, or suffering artists, so I was not able to fully... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
Cruiseman21
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Henderson, Nevada
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Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The citadel at Villefranche houses four museums, of which we visited three- a small regimental museum with a great video(!), a museum dedicated to Henri Goetz and Christine Boumeester, who lived in the town and one full of works by sculptor Volti. Really interesting art...More

Thank 948barryg
Reviewed 2 June 2017

I do not have an appreciation for sculpture, or suffering artists, so I was not able to fully appreciate the Musees. The location is unique - under the Citadel. Admission is free.

Thank Cruiseman21
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We knew nothing about the citadel and the museums so we were surprised and delighted by the gallery of modern art in the chapel and the large collection of sculptures which could be views for free in atmospheric cavelike rooms. There were modern sculptures in...More

Thank Taxidevil
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The Citadelle itself is well worth a visit built in the early 17 th century. Visit the museum of the 24 th Chasseurs Alpins. That regiment now disbanded used to be stationed in Villefranche

Thank Alain P
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We visited three museums at the Citadel and thought the Volti Museum was beyond fantastic. The ancient stone walls and rooms were the perfect backdrop for the simple bronze sculptures of Volti. It was beautiful to see such a perfect marriage of old rough stone...More

1  Thank Go4Red
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Went to the Citadelle and 3 Museums during a drastic winter downpour but it all added to the experience. The Volti exhibit is breathtaking especially arranged in the adjoining stone caves. Admission is free to all museums. Walk around the grounds, there is a hidden...More

Thank MegaWorldTraveller
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We had dinner three nights in a row. Excellent food. Great service and comfortable ambience. Highly recommend.

Thank David D
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Interesting collection of artifacts, spent a pleasant hour just wandering around with the other tourists.

Thank Willitsgoodtotalk
Reviewed 25 August 2016

All the museums and exhibitions inside the La Citadel are free of cost. We had a good time checking out all the exhibitions and the quality of art exhibited was really superior. Must visit in case you are an art lover and have free time...More

Thank Karishma K
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

If you are staying in VilleFranche go to the tourist office and do the guided tour they offer on a Friday morning. It is 1.5 hours & costs 5 euros each. You get a guided tour of the area ,the Citadel which included the museum...More

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