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Mucem

1 Esplanade du J4 | 7 Prom. Robert Laffont, 13002 Marseille, France
+33 4 84 35 13 13
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The MuCEM is a museum of 21st-century civilizations, principally concerned with comparing all aspects of the cultures of the Mediterranean, with Europe and the other continents that border the Mediterranean occupying a major place. It will offer a fresh look at the cultures of the Mediterranean.
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Hours Today: 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1 Esplanade du J4 | 7 Prom. Robert Laffont, 13002 Marseille, France
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Reviewed today via mobile

We really enjoyed the permanent exhibition at Mucem call Connectivity. It provides an excellent review of Mediterranean history. We spent several hours here. It cost 7 euros per person (discounts only for EU citizens) but worth it. You can also visit the fort itself. Some...More

Thank Mex56
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic place - lots of hidden gems and the Ai Weiwei exhibition was a welcome surprise. Be prepared for lots of walking upstairs but the seats overlooking the port entrance at the top of Des Armes offer a place to catch your breath! Allow at...More

Thank 676claref
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect fusion between the old traditional style of the fort and the new modern design. Get their the first time through the top passerel, enjoy the terrasse and the view before wandering on the esplanade. The settings are just awesome... Curation wise, the permanent exhibition...More

Thank Christophe C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a beautiful place and there are a huge outdoor space and plenty of exhibitions. It cost 9.50€, but 5€ if under 25 years old. You will get an amazing view there. The only thing missing is info in english about the exhibitions, since...More

Thank Carina J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came to Marseille from Aix en Provence. Bought a day ticket for public transport in Marseille for 5.20 euros and rode the metro and buses. We visited on July 4 and it was pretty hot. We took a bus and arrived to this area....More

Thank PandaHouston
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are not into museums, nevertheless don't skip this one. Don't pay for the exhibitions (9,5 euros/person) if you don't like that but enjoy the architecture of it and the way it is connecting the new and the old building. Also, relax at the...More

1  Thank Nikol M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Once a castle, the Mucem is an interesting combination of old and new. A sky bridge links the Mucem to the ultra modern J4 building which currently houses a very interesting exhibit by Ai Weiwei. Also in the J4 building are exhibits of the roots...More

Thank Lynne M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful museum and a lovely fortress; the building is so interesting and the bridge which joins other building is a must to see.

Thank Angela C
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Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

Free entry (as at june 2018), exhibition displays are chargeable Roam the inside of the old fort area, beautifully restored. Walk around the top edge of the fort for fantastic 360 degree views of Marseille. After cross the modern metal bridge to the exhibition area...More

3  Thank NeilC2607
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Reviewed June 8, 2018

Have visited the Mucem a number of times since it opened in 2013, when Marseille was declared the cultural city of Europe for the year. Well displayed, well curated, great place to wander, wonder and learn.

Thank DavidFrench_13
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