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Can I start by saying that I love museums and I love history, but I'm afraid that I found this museum a little old fashioned in its display style.
A big positive however, is that wireless headsets are available at no extra charge, which can...More
We had to navigate the local shopping centre to find this museum. One of the great things about Marseille is it's history and the influences that it's received going way way back. It was cheap to enter and they had English audio on the headsets....More
The museum is huge, well-curated, and educational. However, for an English speaker, it was simultaneously too little and too much: the audio commentary didn't cover everything in each area, but what was covered was covered in great detail.
The exhibits concerning the pre-Christian era are...More
The museum is accessed via the Marseille Shopping Centre. We took advantage of our 72hour city pass. There was a free audio tour, in fact two as the children's tour is different from the adult tour.
Superb museum explained the history of Marseille from its...More
Beautiful museum about the history of Marseille and the Mediterranean region. It is “hidden” inside a shopping mall of all places, just behind the tourist office. The museum is so big you really need to plan to see part of it, then take a break...More
A superb museum with just so much to see in a range of different forms - recovered items (boats, mosaics, amphorae etc), films and beautifully made models (houses, ovens, burial grounds etc). We spent over 3 hours here and could easily have stayed longer, and...More
This place is NOT in the Bourse. Rather, it is tucked onto the west side of it. It is HUGE and can easily take 3 hours to see. Really helps one understand both the history and architecture of Marseilles. And reasonably priced...
We wanted to visit the Mucem, but it was closed that day so we ended up coming to the Musée d'Histoire de Marseille, and it was a nice visit.
You access the museum through a large garden that has many archaeological remains. The museum documents...More