Musée de la Marine - Mémorial Amiral de Grasse

Museum devoted to the life and career of a great sailor from Provence and his companions: François-Joseph Paul Count of Grasse (1722-1788).

Museum devoted to the life and career of a great sailor from Provence and his companions: François-Joseph Paul Count of Grasse (1722-1788).

Thirty models of ships are exhibited.

In winning the naval battle of the Chesapeake September 5, 1781, Admiral de Grasse ended the war of independence of the United States of America.

Annual closure in November.

Free entry

Fragonard Villa Museum

This elegant, late-17th century country manor, boasting a magnificent garden, houses the works of the famous Grasse painter Jean-Honoré Fragonard and his descendants. 

This gallant champion of love painted four beautiful scenes entitled The Progress of Love for Comtesse du Barry, the King’s mistress. 

Today, replicas of these beautiful paintings adorn the salons of the museum.