We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Musee de la Legion Etrangere

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Review Highlights
Interesting visit

Spent about an hour here and found it very interesting. There was a guide in English which was just... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2018
mummyofaandw
,
Chelmsford
via mobile
Fabulous

Firstly I was impressed by the friendly staff(all serving Legionnaires). Secondly , I was... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
Dovorian1970
,
Gravesend, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 76 reviews
48
All photos (48)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good28%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“veterans”(2 reviews)
“souvenirs”(2 reviews)
About
Closed Now
Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
See all hours
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
10°
Dec
10°
Jan
11°
Feb
Contact
Chemin de la Thuiliere | Quartier Viénot, 13400 Aubagne, France
Website
+33 4 42 18 12 41
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (76)
Filter reviews
11 results
Traveller rating
5
5
1
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
5
5
1
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews self explanatory veterans souvenirs elgin information exhibits museum history provence
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 11 reviews
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Spent about an hour here and found it very interesting. There was a guide in English which was just as well as all the information in the museum was in French but it the exhibits were pretty self explanatory. The museum was staffed by legionnaires...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mummyofaandw
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Firstly I was impressed by the friendly staff(all serving Legionnaires). Secondly , I was pleasantly surprised that entry was free. Finally, this museum is excellent. I visited with some friends who are not history buffs like me, so I was somewhat concerned. However independently they...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dovorian1970
Reviewed August 20, 2018

This is a beautifully laid out museum which shows the Legion from its conception to the modern day. Interactive display explaining the battle of Camerone

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank antoryno
Reviewed March 10, 2018

I live around this museum so I come here several times. each time I recommend friend and family to visit here. It is small but excellent museum about the history of French Foreign Legion.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank syisunny
Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

Don't get me wrong its still good but I've been to this museum several times now and.... I can't put my finger on it.... it's always left me a tad hungry... Don't let me put you off! Its well laid out, has loads of interesting...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank steve c
Reviewed June 28, 2016

They even sell their own wine. Good bookshop. Take your time because there is a lot to see and to read.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Patrick G
Reviewed May 6, 2016

My husband has a great interest in all things military so when our cruise ship docked in Marseilles we hired a taxi which took us some distance out of the city to the museum. Well worth a visit if you are interested in military history,...More

Date of experience: April 2016
5  Thank Caryn W
Reviewed November 5, 2015

Unless you have a particular interest, this free museum may not be worth going very far out of your way to see, especially if you don't read French. Hours are not posted-they completely close for lunch (I believe 12-2) where even the gates to the...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank eeplebneesta
Reviewed September 14, 2015

Aubagne is the birth place of this very famous military unit and therefore there is so much information stored in this lovely museum that it is definitely worth a visit. All of the information is in French (with small parts translated into English) but you...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank Emma B
Reviewed May 3, 2015

A very modern and interesting museum, with plenty to see. Lots of mannekins wearing different Legion uniforms over the years, and many weapons on display. Would have appreciated English translation for most of the captions to the displays.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank PHILIP C
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 6 nearby hotels
Linko
119 reviews
1.27 km away
Campanile Marseille Est - La Penne
158 reviews
2.82 km away
Good Hotel Marseille Aubagne
15 reviews
3.07 km away
Relais d'Aubagne Hotel
271 reviews
3.32 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 136 nearby restaurants
Zeu Burgers
407 reviews
1.18 km away
L'effet Mere
297 reviews
.65 km away
HongKong
72 reviews
.65 km away
La Bolee Bretonne
173 reviews
1.12 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 24 nearby attractions
Le Petit Monde de Marcel Pagnol
75 reviews
1.45 km away
Circuit Pedestre Souvenirs d'Enfance
29 reviews
1.12 km away
Maison Natale de Marcel Pagnol
49 reviews
1.08 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Dwarl
June 21, 2016|
Answer
Response from Caryn W | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so not unless the dog is a guide dog for a blind person
0
Votes