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Le musée des explorations du monde

Located above the old quarter of Cannes, the Musée des explorations du monde (formerly Musée de la Castre) opens on prestigious collections of primitive art, Mediterranean antiques, musical instruments from around the world and 19th century landscape paintings. You can also discover temporary exhibitions...

Practical informations

Please note : during the assembly and dismantling of temporary exhibitions, some rooms of the museum may be closed to the public. Please contact the museum before coming in case of doubt.

Opening hours

Le musée des explorations du monde is open all year long.

Attention: last entry 30 minutes before the closing hour
For security reasons, big luggages are not allowed in Cannes' museums.

Standard opening hours:

OCTOBER to MARCH:
Closed on Monday
Tues - Sun: 10am - 1pm and 2pm - 5pm
Closed on: nov 1st and 11th, dec 25th and jan 1st

APRIL to JUNE:
Closed on Monday
Tues - Sun: 10am - 1pm and 2pm - 6pm
Closed: May 1st
By night on wednesday until 9pm in June

JULY / AUGUST:
Mon - Sun : 10am - 7pm
By night on wednesday until 9pm

SEPTEMBER:
Closed on Monday
Tues - Sun: 10am - 1pm and 2pm - 6pm
By night on wednesday until 9pm

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Sanitary measures

Due to governmental sanitary measures, and for your own safety, the following rules are now enforced on museum premises:

  • The health pass is mandatory

  • A mask must be worn at all times over the nose, mouth and chin

  • Physical distancing of 2 meters (6 feet) minimum between visitors must be applied

  • Hands must be disinfected using hand sanitizer (at your disposal within the museum)

  • Visitor capacity is limited, which may cause waiting time at the museum entrance

  • Oversized luggage and accessories, as well as prams, are not accepted in the museum

  • Animals are not allowed in the museum

Musée des explorations du monde (ex‑musée de la Castre)

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Qualité Tourisme™ trademark

Le musée des explorations du monde is labeled the Qualité Tourisme™ trademark which aims to guarantee hospitality and quality services in this place of visit for the tourism clientele.

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