Musee de la Mer, Cannes

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Musee de la Mer was established in 1977 within a fort called ‘Old Castle’. The Old castle is divided into parts – the prison and the museum. When you visit the museum, you will see stunning archaeological remains from underwater excavations. There are also some great articles from land excavation and explanatory models that you can check out. After you explore the museum, you can visit the prison that held the legendary Man with Iron Mask. Plan your visit to Musee de la Mer and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Cannes trip planner.
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  • touch history by visiting the cell of the Iron Mask and other infamous royal prisoners, marvel on the archaeological artifacts plucked from nearby shipwrecks, it's worth the small entrance fee!  more »
  • Really interesting, and reasonable price of 6 euro per adult and free for kids. Man in the iron mask is the main attraction but nothing much provided by way of information. Excellent exhibition of...  more »
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  • Nice trip to the island. As a tourist area, they should speak much better english. Not much welcoming people at the museum. Can di much better
  • Interesting exhibition of ancient politic games
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