The Villa Paloma, located in the heart of nature, offers a panoramic view of the ocean and its exotic garden. Discover the collections of the New National Museum of Monaco.

The Villa Paloma

The Villa hosts temporary and eclectic exhibitions of contemporary art. The effect is the same for every visitor.

Whether you're an art enthusiast or just curious, this white villa is an invitation to contemplation in a refined setting. It's a real green lung for Monaco, not far from the Exotic Garden.
Each animation is designed to give you the keys to a better understanding of this contemporary period.

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Culture side

The garden was designed by Octave Godard, a pupil of the famous landscape gardener Edouard André, while the stained glass windows were created by the master glass artist Fassi Cadet of Nice. Nice.

The villa is a legacy of the Belle Époque period, one of the Principality's most beautiful patrician residences.

The most 

- Reading room and access to a library and catalog of former exhibitions
- Museum lunch, table of contents and other family workshops
- Informal meetings, readings, music and other
- Only dedicated to temporary exhibitions

Leisure activities in the vicinity


Numerous workshops are organized throughout the year for young and old alike.

- Activities are organized for family weekends.
Workshops take place every Saturday at 3pm.
Treasure hunts and self-guided activities allow you to explore the gardens and admire the works on display.

- Workshops for young visitors: during current exhibitions, the Nouveau Musée National de Monaco organizes a range of related activities.
Only during school vacations.

- The Regardez Voir program: special guided tours to offer a new vision of art while chatting at Villa Paloma and Villa Sauber.
Mediators welcome and guide you without reservation on Thursdays at 12:30 pm, Saturdays at 11 am and Sundays at 3 pm.
Visit: 6€ + admission ticket

Schedules and Rates

Opening hours

During the exhibitions, the Villa Paloma is open daily from 10am to 6pm.

July and August: 11 am to 7 pm.
Last admission 30 minutes before closing time.

Villa Paloma closed: January 1, May 1, 4 Grand Prix days, November 19 and December 25.

The villa also offers guided tours:

Without reservation:
Thursday at 12:30 p.m. (30 min)
Saturday at 11 a.m. (45 min)
Sunday at 3 p.m. (45 min)

By appointment:
for groups, available daily (for groups of 10 or more)



Adults : NMNM ticket (Villa Paloma + Villa Sauber): €6
Group rate (min. 15 pers.): €4
Cercle A cardholders: €4

Admission is free every Sunday.

Free admission for under-26s, students, school and children's groups, Monegasques, ICOM and CIMAM members, jobseekers with proof, disabled visitors.

Guided tours :

6€ per person (free: for children under 13, school groups, Principality associations) + admission ticket


For guided tours and workshop reservations:
For family workshops:

Nouveau Musée National de Monaco
8 avenue Hector Otto
98000 Monaco
Tel +377 98 98 19 62

Villa Paloma
56, boulevard du Jardin Exotique
98000 Monaco
Tel +377 98 98 48 60