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Musée de la Castre

Musée de la Castre Review

The hill is topped by an 11th-century château, housing the Musée de la Castre, with its mismatched collection of weaponry, ethnic artifacts, and ceramics amassed by a 19th century aristocrat. The imposing four-sided Tour du Suquet (Suquet Tower) was built in 1385 as a lookout against Saracen-led invasions.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Pl. de la Castre, Le Suquet, Cannes, 06400 | Map It
  • Phone: 04–93–38–55–26
  • Cost: €6
  • Hours: Oct.–Mar., Tues.–Sun. 10–1 and 2–5; Apr.–June and Sept., Tues.–Sun. 10–1 and 2–6; July and Aug., daily 10–7 (June to Sept. Wed. till 9)
  • Location: Cannes
Updated: 12-19-2013

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