Dedicated to the French artist Jean Cocteau, Bastion Museum is a popular destination for art enthusiasts visiting the French Riviera. This museum is actually a seaside fort which was originally built by Prince of Monaco in the 17th Century. Jean Cocteau took it over and restored it.
Experience an extensive documentation of Cocteau’s work through books, magazines, journals and catalogues. Every year a new instalment of Cocteau’s work is exhibited here. The poet and a painter, his drawings and work in tapestries, watercolors, pastels, Ceramics, earthenware and mosaic are on display here. Group tours are also offered to families, school groups and elders.
Bastion Museum Travel Tips
- The museum is locally known as Musée du Bastion.
- Free for kids, students, journalists, artists, handicapped and unemployed.
How to Reach Bastion Museum
- Nearest Railway Station: Menton-Gravan station
- Bus no 98, Bust stop: Cathedral, Menton
- Hotel Balmoral
- Hotel Delcloy
- A Braijade Meridiounale
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95% of people who visit Menton include Bastion Museum in their plan
2 PM - 3 PM
61.15% of people start their Bastion Museum visit around 2 PM - 3 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Bastion Museum
76.47% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Bastion Museum