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The history of Nice

Like all museums in the city, Musée Masséna is free to visitors and offers an impressive collection of works that chronicle the regional history of Nice, all the way from the fall of the empire in 1814 to modern life. On the second floor there is a rotating exhibit of temporary works, which usually include paintings from masters like Rembrandt and Van Gogh. All the explanations are in French, but unilingual visitors will still find the stop worthwhile. The museum is housed in the beautiful 18th-century Villa Masséna, which features neo-classical architecture and gorgeous English-style gardens.

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