Palais Lascaris

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  • Address: 15 Rue Droite, 06300 Nice, France
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: 33-493627240
  • Ticket Price: 85 EUR
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Heritage Building

Palais Lascaris - Review

The Palais Lascaris is a heritage building from the seventeenth-century, situated in Nice, and largely regarded as a musical instrument historical center today. Placed in the old town of Nice, it houses an accumulation of over 500 instruments, which makes it France's second highest visited cultural centre. The collections feature a tenor sackbut used by musician Anton Schnitzer, numerous violas d'amore by the musician group comprising of Joannes Florenus Guidanti, Gagliano, Johann Schorn, and Johann Ot. The general section also houses a bass violin by Paolo Antonio Testore, and numerous violas da gamba along with the one used by William Turner.

The newer sections feature numerous amazing and extraordinary ornate guitars, incorporating the one used by Giovanni Tesler, and another prestigious guitar used by René Voboam. The guitar used by Jean Christophle is also one of the most recently acquired French guitars. Along with the numerous guitar and violas, various eighteenth-century recorders, including the one used by Johann Christoph Denner, and an unnamed eighteenth-century harpsichord are also preserved. Among the harps, the first models manufactured by Sébastien Erard, which also include his first single-player harp and his first twofold movement harp are preserved. The harp used by Naderman is also featured, which was earlier housed by the Viscountess of Beaumont.

Palais Lascaris Information

  • Along with an uncommon gathering of clarinets, the castle also dedicates its presentation space to the lasting show of the gathering of verifiable musical instruments, manufactured around the prevalence of Antoine Gautier.


How To reach Palais Lascaris by Public Transport

  • rue Droite

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  • Palais Lascaris Address: 15 Rue Droite, 06300 Nice, France
  • Palais Lascaris Contact Number: 33-493627240
  • Palais Lascaris Timing: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Palais Lascaris Price: 85 EUR
  • Best time to visit Palais Lascaris(preferred time): 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Palais Lascaris: 02:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Palais Lascaris

  • 15.06% of people who visit Nice include Palais Lascaris in their plan

  • 43.33% of people start their Palais Lascaris visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Palais Lascaris

Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

76.79% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Palais Lascaris

People normally club together Le Chateau Or The Castle Of Nice and Cours Saleya Flower Market while planning their visit to Palais Lascaris.

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Palais Lascaris, Nice Reviews

  • The museum is located in a less traveled part of the old city of Nice. Once inside, the stairway sucks up all the attention. The extensive music instrument collection adds a bit extra to the palais but on its own wouldn't be worth the visit except for experts. The downside of the old building is that it has no real facilities for people with limited mobility. But in general it's a nice break from the busy centre and a nice museum.

  • Interesting little museum hidden in the old city. Nicely preserved fancy house but not exactly palatial. Worth 30-45 minutes if you have admission from another museum. Cool collection of old musical instruments.

  • Cool collection of old instruments. Beautiful building.

  • Fascinating rooms, world be nice to be able to hear the instruments

  • Nothing is good if you are interested in ancient musical instruments

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