Admire the exceptional works of Picasso and discover his influence on pottery and ceramics in the region.

A must for art and culture lovers. Located in Vallauris, this museum is dedicated to the work of the famous Spanish artist, Pablo Picasso, who lived and worked in the town for many years.
Visit the Picasso National Museum and take part in exciting artistic activities and events all year round.


The National Picasso Museum

The museum is installed in the old castle of the priory, offered to Picasso by the city of Vallauris in 1955, in recognition of his work for the revival of the art of pottery in the region. Today, discover an exceptional collection of over 2,000 works of art by Picasso: paintings, sculptures, drawings and ceramics.

The museum is located in the immediate vicinity of the Magnelli municipal museumand is the first step in a journey through the city linking the places where Picasso lived and worked.

Picasso exhibition

Photo credit Vallauris

Activities to do

The museum offers a variety of activities:
- guided tours
- lectures
- workshops for children
- temporary exhibitions

You can also participate in artistic activities, such as pottery and ceramics workshops, to discover Picasso's artistic legacy.

The museum also organizes special events throughout the year, including :
- classical music concerts
- dance performances
- film screenings

Practical information


Opening hours

September 16 to June 30
10 a.m. > 12:15 p.m.
2pm > 5pm

July 1 to September 15
10h > 12h30
2pm > 6pm

- Museum closed on Tuesdays.
- Museum closed on: January 1, May 1, November 1, November 11 and December 25.


Grouped ticket Magnelli Museum, Ceramics Museum and National War and Peace Museum

Full price: €6
Reduced rate : 3 € (seniors, students)
Free: up to and including age 18, for residents of Vallauris Golfe-Juan, and on the 1st Sunday of the month