Musee du Bastion, Menton

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  • This small museum is located on the sea front, near the harbour, and contains works from Jean Cocteau, which are largely based on his film 'The Beauty and the Beast'. They are not particularly to our....  more »
  • This small stone building on the harbour wall at Menton was constructed as a small fort in the first half of the 17th century. Subsequently it was used as a warehouse, a lighthouse and even a gaol...  more »
  • Beautiful space for an exhibition though I would rather more correct lighting since the building lacks of natural light. The welcome was very pleasant from the staff and the little gift shop had interesting works of Cocteau for souvenirs. In contrast of many museums this is small, estimate less than an hour to go around, except if you want to dive into Cocteau world.
  • Small but interesting.

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