King François I, Vauban, Queen Jeanne and many other historical figures have gathered in an ancient village house to recount events that marked the history of Saint-Paul de Vence. The wax dummies in the museum were manufactured by the Musée Grévin in Paris and are dressed in period costume.
A fun and informative museum, one of its kind on the French Riviera.
A Côte d’Azur Card gives you free entrance to the Fondation Maeght, the Folon Chapel and the Museum of Local History, plus a tour of the village with a guide from the Tourist Information Office*.
On sale at the Tourist Information Office, 2 rue Grande - Tel. +33 (0)4 93 32 86 95.
Information and conditions: click here.
*For a total value of 26 euros
Unguided individual tours available permanently
Unguided group tours on request
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The Local History Museum is open every day.
From 1 May to 30 September: 10am to 12.30pm and 2pm to 6pm.
From 1 October to 30 April: 10.30am to 12.30pm and 2pm to 4pm.
The Folon Chapel is closed in November, on December 25th and January 1st.
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