Musée du Carnaval

Museum, Arts and culture, Folk arts and popular traditions in Contes
  • Discovering the museum ... Tank models, posters, photographs, costumes, masks, big heads, all kinds of archives, will make you travel in the world of "Her Majesty Carnival".

    You will be able to dive in the heart of the different carnivals in the area of Nice and in the rest of the world by either following a participative initiation course, walking around according to your desires, or even participating to a guided tour by a carnival specialist of the "GrossesTêtes".

    You will be able...
    Discovering the museum ... Tank models, posters, photographs, costumes, masks, big heads, all kinds of archives, will make you travel in the world of "Her Majesty Carnival".

    You will be able to dive in the heart of the different carnivals in the area of Nice and in the rest of the world by either following a participative initiation course, walking around according to your desires, or even participating to a guided tour by a carnival specialist of the "GrossesTêtes".

    You will be able to appreciate, during extraordinary visits, the demonstration of fabrication of typical "Big Heads" of carnival in respect of the traditional art of papier-mâché and spray paint.
  • Spoken languages
    • French
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