Jean Cocteau Museum Collection Severin Wunderman, Menton

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Opposite a famous covered market and the sea, Jean Cocteau Museum Collection Severin Wunderman was built in 2011. It was created by architect Rudy Ricciotti and based on the Jean Cocteau design from 1958 to 1963. Stroll through the 2,700 sq m (30,000 sq ft) museum to learn about the poet. You'll also see famous Innamorati drawings, pottery of the Madeline-Jolly workshop, and wedding hall decorations of the ages. Add Jean Cocteau Museum Collection Severin Wunderman and other attractions to your Menton trip itinerary using our Menton itinerary planner.
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  • The coast of Menton was hit by a heavy autumn storm one night in October 2018 and the new museum partly underground was badly flooded. The wave that broke the basement windows must have been huge as.....  more »
  • The Museum is actually closed indefinitely due to a natural disaster of a year ago Unfortunately this is kept untold and the concierge of our hotel sent us there [an hour by car] only to find out...  more »
  • Beautifully situated on the water in the heart of beloved Menton, this space is whimsical and steeped in a history that is tangible. The art is sublime and the museum is well worth a visit.
  • Cool building. Great exhibition space upstairs. Cocteau collection downstairs. Obligatory gift shop and cafe.

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