Museums in Cannes

Culture in Cannes is also expressed through its two museums which contain prestigious art collections and testimonies of a unique archaeological past. Visitors can discover the Musée de la Castre, located above the old quarter of Cannes, in the ruins of the medieval monastery of Lérins (a historic monument), and the Musée de la Mer, offshore from Cannes, which occupies the oldest part of the Vauban style Fort Royal (also designated as a historic monument) on the largest of the Lérins Islands, Ile Sainte-Marguerite.