Access, Times, Prices
Following the "Decree n° 2021-1521 of 25 November 2021 prescribing the general measures necessary for the management of the exit from the health crisis", we kindly ask you to present your sanitary pass at the reception of the Escoffier Museum of Culinary Art (from the age of 12).
Wearing a mask is required from the age of 6, since 3 January 2022.
3, rue Auguste Escoffier, 06270 Villeneuve-Loubet
Motorway exit 47, direction Villeneuve-Loubet Village.
Free parking recommended at the Auguste Escoffier Cultural Centre.
Museum access, 10 minutes on foot following the “Balade Escoffier” (Escoffier Walk).
From Nice: Azur Line No. 500, direction Grasse.
From Antibes: Envibus line No. 23, direction La Colle-sur-Loup.
In the town of Villeneuve-Loubet: Icilà transport by Envibus on request.
SNCF train station at Cagnes, then Azur bus line No. 500, direction Grasse.
Opening times: everyday, 10:00-13:00 and 14:00-18:00
July/August: every day, 10:00-13:00 and 14:00-19:00
Closed: 24 December from 2pm to 6pm, 25 December, 31 December from 2pm to 6pm, 1 January and 1 May.
As visits to the museum require an average of 45 minutes, last admittance is at 12:15 and 17:00 (18:00 in the summer season).
Full price: €6/person
Reduced price: €4 for students, jobseekers and the disabled (on presentation of proof)
Free: children under 11
The Escoffier Walk
Departing from the Auguste Escoffier Cultural Centre located at 269 Allée René Cassin, a pedestrian trail dotted with 10 panels tracing the life of the great chef leads you up to the Museum.
Mental handicaps: Guided visits suited to this type of handicap are organized on reservation.
Deaf/hard of hearing: Adapted audio guides are available at reception (€3) and can be plugged directly into a hearing aid through a jack plug.
Physical disability: The Museum is located in a provençal house from the 18th century. It's a five-floor building without a lift. The Museum is not set up to welcome people with physical disabilities.
Blind/partially-sighted: The Museum does not have mediation devices intended for the blind or partially sighted.
How to use the Museum
In the current context, a health protocol has been put into place to ensure the safety of our visitors and our staff. A visitor's charter has been specially created for this purpose.
Barrier gestures in images at the Escoffier Museum of Culinary Art
In order to help preserve the collections, enhance the heritage and ensure a certain degree of comfort for all when visiting, you must comply with six main rules during your visit.
On entering the Museum, you agree to not:
Touch the works
Photographs are authorized without a flash with regard to the paintings, with flash for the rest of the collection.
Animals are not allowed in the Museum, except guide dogs for blind people or assistance dogs only.
Located by the reception, our shop offers you a selection of cookery books and derivative products.
Magnets, Bragard brand aprons, chefs’ caps, trays, placemats, etc. are available in this area.