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MUCEM and Fort Saint Jean Skip the Line Ticket
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MUCEM and Fort Saint Jean Skip the Line Ticket
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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...more
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1 Esplanade du J4 | 7 Prom. Robert Laffont, 13002 Marseille, France
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All reviews fort saint jean modern building permanent exhibition old port great building amazing architecture vieux port roof terrace worth a visit free entry walk around mediterranean sea nice walk bridge exhibits museum lace
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful modern building with a great view on the sea !But very poor expositions,the circulation inside isn’t well done.The outdoors are much more interesting than anything you can see inside the museum !Fortunately you can eat in the restaurants of the great chief Gérald Passedat...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Macjpa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had read about MuCem and traveled here just to experience it. Well, it was a worthwhile trip to make.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JPDeA-43
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice museum, and the building itself and the renovation to the fort and the walking around outside worth the visit. Not much activities for the young ones... The kids area was close when we visit which was unfortunately.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank P_Caron
Reviewed February 2, 2019

Typical french staff, bored, unfriendly, just not interested,. If the trip around the fort water side offers incredibly beautiful sights, wonderful lines of architecture with breathtaking backgrounds, the inside is like a bunker, staff included. The exhibits are childishly pedagogical, but if your knowledge of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank patrickruymen
Reviewed January 31, 2019

MUCEM is located in the Fort St Jean and the outdoor parts are free. You can walk around the outside and can get great views of the port and sea, and if you go inside you will see the lovely architecture of the fort and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TravelNat80
Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

The Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations (MuCEM) has one of the Old forts (St Jean) connected to a cool state-of-the-art building called the J4. Both are part of the museum. The entry is via Fort St Jean and is connected to the J4 by...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sankalans
Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

Marseille isn’t the most scenic of places, but Fort Saint Jean is worth a visit - entrance is free. Lots of interesting nooks and crannies to explore in this restored area. It is a place of contrasts with a sleek walkway connecting it to the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sleepybexhill
Reviewed January 6, 2019

Apart from the exhibitions, you can enter this place for free to enjoy the astonishing views of Marseille and its old port from the observation deck. A bridge links the modern facility to a well-preserved fortress dating back to the XVI century. Definitely a must-see!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Samia B
Reviewed December 28, 2018

As a regular museum-goer (I live in Paris), I really believe that MuCem is a combo of nice architecture, scenery, park & greenery, history and art. Even without a ticket, you can stroll through the vicinity, experiencing the labyrinth space of the ancient fort, the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Crystal K
Reviewed December 27, 2018

Some of the best views of the town and port and the hills in Marseille and beyond are to be had from the high vantage points of these beautifully preserved fortress walls and towers. A real must in Marseille I would say.

Date of experience: December 2018
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