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Musee d'Histoire de Marseille

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2 rue Henri Barbusse, 13001 Marseille, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The presentation was good, and we learnt tons of things about Marseille. It's so interesting, the history, but you will need knowledge in french, because it's not well done for tourists.

Thank darrellsmith53
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Some of the works are breathtaking and it is a great, inexpensive way to spend a day. Easy tram ride to old port.

Thank Barrie F
Reviewed October 5, 2018

This is a place worth a visit if you are interested in knowing where the place came from. The exhibits take you from the earliest times through the development of the early fishing village through to the major city that now exists. The history of...More

Thank slowfeet2016
Reviewed September 27, 2018

This discovery took place during the construction of the Bourse Shopping Plaza and opened as a museum/archeological site in 2013. The discoveries were from the Greek, Roman, and Medieval periods.

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Reviewed September 20, 2018

Great old Roman boat remains, excellent information, well presented in interesting displays. Ticket included the Marseillaise museum too but we didn't get there

Thank DJG_KAG
Reviewed September 17, 2018

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

Thank skeggijon
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

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

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Reviewed August 9, 2018

Excellent display of the many peoples who lived in Marseille since prehistoric times. Be sure to get the written guide and bring it home to read in your leisure.

Thank BarbZH2014
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Aegina1028
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

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

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Response from glynisc365 | Reviewed this property |
Open 10:00 am- 6:00 pm Tuesday- Sunday. Closed on Mondays.
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Response from lindaMontreal_Canada | Reviewed this property |
Regular admission is a low 5 Euro further reduced to 3 Euro for students. Quite a bargain!
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