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Musee Villa Montebello

64 Rue du General Leclerc, 14360 Trouville-sur-Mer, France
+33 2 31 88 16 26
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A wonderful little museum

Don't go here if you're expecting fantastic views (the glass panes are quite old/dusty) or original... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
Jashiin J
Small art museum in grand house but worth a visit

Located in the of the grand houses that have sweeping views this small art museum is quirky but... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
Hong Kong, China
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64 Rue du General Leclerc, 14360 Trouville-sur-Mer, France
+33 2 31 88 16 26
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Don't go here if you're expecting fantastic views (the glass panes are quite old/dusty) or original 19th century interiors (sadly those were removed). Do go here if you like history and/or old masters' paintings. This is a small and very cosy museum which features the...More

Thank Jashiin J
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Located in the of the grand houses that have sweeping views this small art museum is quirky but worth the visit at 3 Euros!! The first floor contains three rooms dedicated to painters who have documented the lives of fishermen and sea farers, the top...More

Thank ESVincent
Karl L, Responsable du musée at Musee Villa Montebello, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

Thank you for your visit and your comment !

Reviewed 18 June 2016

Magnificent French seaside villa, worth the 3 euros entry just to look inside. The first floor is more of an art gallery but does have some artefacts, the second floor was closed off, and the ground floor usually has a permanent exhibition, which was setting...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 10 January 2016

And also a good way to learn local architecture and lifestyle of 18th century. Stunning view on the sea and a nice small garden to sit and relax or make some drawings if you paint.

Thank Dimitriii
Reviewed 29 October 2015

We thought we'd get to see the villa itself...nope. 2 Euros gets you into the first two floors, there are a few art exhibitions...nice but nothing mind-blowing...The rooms themselves have been completely stripped of any original decor so there is nothing at all to look...More

1  Thank Marty_g89
Reviewed 6 September 2015

I absolutely loved this Museum. It is a little walk from the town centre but I took the diddy train and the lovely driver on it stopped the train outside of the Museum (which he shouldn't really have done to help me). Small but interesting...More

Thank Wonderful270
Reviewed 23 August 2015

A creaking old mansion wth a pleasant enough collection of (I guess) local artists, and paintings of Trouville over the last century or so. Only 3e entry and worth the ten minute walk from the centre of town - particularly if you stick to the...More

Thank Brantome2
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Montebello Villa is typical of Second Empire seaside architecture. Built in 1865 by architect Jean-Louis Celinski for the Marquess of Montebello, it emulates 17th century castles. Located on a hill on the sea front, it provides a unique sight on the bay of the Seine...More

3  Thank yvesganansia
Reviewed 20 May 2015

The villa where the museum is located is very pretty. Small collection of local significance. Nice and quiet place.

Thank GPCampbell
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