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Museum of Photography

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Address: Porte Sarrasine, Mougins, France
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Nice museum in quaint village 20 min from Cannes

I am so glad that I visited this museum. I was drawn to it by a guide book and discovered the quaint artist village of Mougins. Can't complain about the free entry. The primary... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Redmond, Washington
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Redmond, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am so glad that I visited this museum. I was drawn to it by a guide book and discovered the quaint artist village of Mougins. Can't complain about the free entry. The primary draw is the permanent collection of photographs of Picasso by Andre Villers. For me the most touching were the ones with Picasso and his young children... More 

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Half Moon Bay, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

It may be small and the collection simple but I have to say there is something magical about seeing the photographs of the lovely candidness of Picasso by Andre Villers. It's free admission...linger and really transport yourself into these personal black & whites. You've nothing to loose by visiting this lovely little museum that appeals to all ages. There were... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

The Museum is largely photographs with some old cameras, no photography allowed in side and not a lot to see but its free so why not visit.

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Thank GrahamandJennifer_13
Dundee, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Free entry to this quaint and compact museum. Admire the cube of melded old cameras in the entrance-way, and you will probably recognise some of your early camera models. Set over 3 levels, accessed by a steep spiral staircase, the displays include large sections on Pablo Picasso who lived in Mougins. There are lovely views of the old village of... More 

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Houston
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

This museum has lots of photos of Picasso in a stairwell. We really didn't see anything to pique our interest.

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

This small museum is devoted almost entirely to one photographers collection of photos he took of Picasso. So would be of interest to anyone who is a fan of Picasso.

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Thank Fred W
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

A great collection of arresting photos of Pablo Picasso who spent his final years in Mougins and died here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

This little museum has an interesting collection of photos not usually seen of Picasso. These photos are displayed all the way up the stairs to the third floor. The exhibition we saw was by two photographers. Maia Flore and Guillaume Martial. Both very different and worth seeing

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Thank Mary O
San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

Nice little stop while walking through the village of Mougin. Candid shots of Picasso (with this weather I now know why so many photos of him capture him shirtless and in shorts!). Very impressive photo display from the 2 featured photographers.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015

Very interesting and eclectic and free ! Good if you have kids too .... Easy to find and a great way to spend an hour or two

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