May-Oct: 10am-6pm; rest of year: 11am-6pm - closed Tue, 1 Jan, Easter Sun, 1 May, 25 Dec
The 19C villa by Marshal André Massena's grandson is surrounded by gardens and sports a lavish First Empire interior. A designated "Musée de France", the museum charts the history of Nice from 1860 to the end of the 1930s with a modern museum design, making for a good introduction to the city's eventful destiny.
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