Visiting a museum is always a unique experience, as each one has its own distinct characteristics, style, and of course, content. Museum subjects vary greatly from city to city, and can range from firefighter's museums to fine art, to sports. If you need help making a selection, our 10Best list highlights the top spots to visit in Monte Carlo.

Musée des Timbres et des Monnaies

Monaco's monetary system accepted both French francs and Monégasque coins, and now euros. At this museum, visitors find displayed samples of every piece of Monégasque currency, which dates back to the 1640s. The exhibit is borrowed from the...  Read More

Musée d'Anthropologie préhistorique

In the early 1900s, Prince Albert I founded this museum near the Exotic Gardens. Two expansive rooms contain cases filled with remains or traces of animals, plants and humans. The Albert I room tells the story of human evolution, while the...  Read More

Musée des Souvenirs Napoléoniens et des Archives historiques du Palais

Located on the ground floor of the south wing of the Prince's Palace, this museum presents thousands of items detailing the First Empire. Exhibits about Napoleonic times include clothing worn by the King of Rome, personal items of Emperor...  Read More

Musée du Vieux Monaco

This intriguing museum is nestled along Old Town's narrow streets, which revel in their medieval atmosphere. Displays include literature, utensils, tools, garments and photos that demonstrate life during Monaco's earlier days. The National...  Read More

Musée naval de Monaco

Three rooms in this spacious museum boast more than 150 models of the world's most famous historical ships. Visitors can view renditions of the "Titanic" and of Captain Cousteau's "Calypso," along with model battleships, submarines and aircraft...  Read More

Musée Océanographique et Aquarium

Until 1988, Commandant Jacques-Yves Cousteau served as director of this impressive, world-class museum. Ninety tanks in the aquarium display thousands of fish, and models of Prince Albert I's ships are exhibited on the first floor....  Read More

Musée National: Villa Sauber

Throughout the 18th and 19th centuries, the latest clothing styles were displayed on dolls, and the idea for this unique museum came from such advertising. Since the early 1970s, the attraction has displayed animations and dolls that once...  Read More

Collection de voitures anciennes de S.A.S. Le Prince de Monaco

More than a hundred vintage automobiles from the collection of H.S.H. Prince Rainier III highlight advancements made by the automobile industry since the beginning of the 20th century. Jeeps used during World War II are on display, along with a...  Read More

Musée de la Chapelle de la Visitation

Art from the Italian Baroque period is this museum's specialty, and featured artists include Rubens, Ribera and Zurbaran. The beautiful collection, which belongs to Mrs. Barbara Piasecka Johnson, is exhibited in a Baroque chapel that dates to the 17th century.