Nice: Culture and Arts

The arts and culture scene in Nice is well known. Offering museums of archelology and ancient ruins to contemporary art galleries with the works of Mattisse and Chagall, Nice has something for all art lovers. Nice is known in particular for being a favorite workplace of many of the greats of Impressionist art.

The most popular museum choices include the Chagall Museum, the Fine Arts Museum, the Mattise Museum, Musee International d'Art Naif Anatole-Jakovsk, Archelological Museum of Nice, Natural History Museum of Nice and Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art. Ballet and classical music lovers should head to the Nice Opera in Central Nice. The Nice Opera has its own dedicated philharmonic orchestra, opera and ballet company. There are also several theatres throughout the city.