Musée national Fernand Léger, Biot. Photo : musées nationaux du XXe siècle des Alpes-Maritimes / Gilles Ehrentrant © ADAGP, Paris, 2020.

Practical information

Bringing together a unique collection of paintings, ceramics and drawings, the Fernand Léger National Museum's collection allows everyone to discover this major avant-garde artist, from his cubist research to the great coloured compositions of the 1950s. Contrasts of form and the dynamism of colour evoke the rhythm of the machine, the poetry of objects and the beauty of the great modern city.

Fernand Léger National Museum
255, chemin du Val de Pôme
06410 Biot
Tel: +33 (0)4 93 53 87 20

 


Opening hours

The specific conditions of the Vigipirate plan and the anti-Covid plan are still in effect (see paragraph below). 
From 21 July 2021, the sanitory pass is required for visitors aged 18 and over to access the museum. For more information, click here

Open every day except Tuesdays, January 1st, May 1st and December 25th.
from May 2nd to October 31st: from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
from November 1st to April 30th: from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Ticket sales stop 30 minutes before the museum closes. Evacuation of the museum rooms begins 15 minutes before closing time.

End of year period
The museum closes exceptionally at 4 pm instead of 5 pm on 24th and 31st of December, the eve of the Christmas holidays. The ticket office is open until 3:30 pm.
 


Access and contact details

By plane: Nice-Côte d'Azur airport at 15 km
By car: by motorway, exit Villeneuve-Loubet RN7, then direction Antibes at 2 km and take direction Biot.
By train: Biot SNCF station
By bus: Envibus n°10 and 21 (stop Fernand Léger museum)

Parking :
Free parking for coaches and cars

Disabled access, disabled toilets. For more information, click here
GPS coordinates : 43,627197 | 7,082123


Rates

Prices outside the exhibition period:

Full price: €5,50
Reduced rate: €4
Groups (10 people or more): €5

Prices during the exhibitions :

Full price: €7,50
Reduced rate: €6
Groups (10 people or more): €7

Free of charge :
- under 26 years old (members of the European Union)
- disabled people (card)
- for all, on the first Sunday of the month.

 

The detailed tariff system of the national museums can be consulted here :

Twinned ticket between the Chagall and Léger national museums, valid for 30 days from the date of issue of the ticket.

Accepted payments
Cash (euros), bank cards (Visa, Mastercard, JCB), holiday vouchers.

Information and booking
Tel : +33 (0)4.93.53.87.20
visitelibre-mn06@culture.gouv.fr

To organise your visit, please click here

 


New visiting conditions
 

Vigipirate

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The VIGIPIRATE plan has been upgraded to the "Enhanced Security - Attack Risk" level for the whole of France, from June 21st 2021.

Following the recent attacks, and in order to ensure the safety of visitors, the Fernand Léger national Museum applies the preventive measures decided by the government for public administrations. For more information on the measures established by the French government, click here


To adopt the right gestures, consult the document illustrated below:

We do not offer a cloakroom service (see information below). Your bags and personal belongings will be systematically searched at the entrance of the museum.
The entire team of the Fernand Léger national Museum thanks its visitors for their attention and cooperation.

 


Health measures

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Due to the exceptional circumstances of the COVID-19, the capacity of the museum, including the refreshment area, is limited and may result in a waiting time at the entrance. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your understanding.

In order to prepare for your visit, we would like to inform you of the specific conditions for visiting the site, which have been put in place to prevent the spread of Covid-19. We thank you in advance for respecting them for the well-being of all:

Sanitory pass is required, from 21 July 2021, for visitors aged 18 and over. For more information, click here
Attention : We advise our foreign visitors to come with a printed version of their sanitary pass and QR Code because photos of the QRcode are often rejected by the app we use.

- Wearing a mask is compulsory for adults and children aged 11 and over, and from 6 years old for group activities
- Keep a distance of 1 metre between yourself, other visitors and museum staff
- Wash your hands in every area where you are asked to do so.

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Please note! The cloakroom is not accessible.
We cannot accept jackets, coats, suitcases, travel bags, motorbike helmets, scooters, etc. Only small handbags or backpacks of the following size are accepted : 20 x 25 x 40 cm maximum.


Reception of groups

For people coming to visit the museum in groups, with their own guide, the number of people is limited, in compliance with current sanitary standards. Reservations are required.

For more information
- for school and extracurricular groups, click here
- for adult groups, click here

Contact
visitelibre-mn06@culture.gouv.fr
Tel: +33 (0)4 93 53 87 20


The tourism quality mark
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Since January 2019, the Fernand Léger national Museum has obtained the Quality Tourism mark, which aims to better understand the needs and meet the expectations of the public in terms of reception and services, to know their points of satisfaction and dissatisfaction, in order to win their loyalty or win them over in advance.

To discover the values and satisfaction criteria of the Quality Tourism mark, click here


The visitor regulations of the museum

The purpose of the visitor regulations is to inform visitors of the conditions for visiting the Fernand Léger National Museum. They are intended to ensure the safety of people, the preservation of the premises and collections and the quality of the visit. They apply to all visitors to the museum as well as to persons and groups authorised to occupy the premises temporarily for meetings, receptions or various events.

Please download and consult the documents below (only in french):

This version of the regulation is subject to change, depending on the evolution of the national health situation.


All photographers

In recent years, photography and filming in museums and monuments has become a common phenomenon that is often extended to social networks. The Ministry of Culture wanted to support the institutions and visitors' associations in the design of a charter of understanding that sets out the main rules for visiting and sharing culture in the digital age. This charter is likely to inspire other ministries, local authorities and the entire network of cultural structures in the heritage field.

Download and consult the document below:

The Transport des Forces moves at the Léger museum !
from May 19th 2021