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The ruins of an ancient Roman warehouse have been preserved in the form of a museum.
place Vivaux, 13002 Marseille, France
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+33 4 91 91 24 62
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

Don't enjoy traipsing through museums? Don't skip this one!! These are the actual, real Roman Docks dating back to the 1st Century B.C., on the scenic Vieux Port in Marseille. The beautiful Roman urns - arranged like a giant spice rack - are still there....More

1  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 21 July 2018

If you are in the area and have the time, this is an interesting little museum dedicated to the commercial history of Marseille between the 6th century BC-4th century AD and its role as a port of transit in the Mediterranean. The highlight of the...More

1  Thank Gordon W
Reviewed 24 April 2018

This museum is on the road just behind the northern quay of the vieux port. The Roman docks were excavated following destruction of part of the area towards the end of the Second World War. The exhibition is on one level with a central area...More

Thank rosie1112017
Reviewed 6 April 2018

This and the great Marseille before Marseille museum in the old Bourse area nearby give a needed feel to the complex and extended history of this great city.

Thank masuke
Reviewed 24 March 2018

a free small museum just next to city hall and the old port quite nice - explanations of artifacts found in different areas .... quite nicely exposed - A must even if you only have a few minutes :)

Thank Theresa R
Reviewed 19 March 2018

First, note that the photo here is not of the Musee des Docks Romains, which is a lovely, small museum on the quay at Vieux-Port. It's free, but it's a treat. It's also a great retreat from the sun, which can really hammer you next...More

Thank Colophon
Reviewed 14 November 2017

This is an outstanding building especially at sunset. Bathe in the light and the space. Just love it. The photos say it all

Thank Mandy1926
Reviewed 7 November 2017

You will enjoy very nice place at very nice location. The building is unique and the articles are nice.

Thank Yossi N
Reviewed 28 October 2017

A fascinating building externally and worth studying. Internally fairly ordinary but could only visit a small area. Nice as it rises out of the water.

Thank Howard-Liverpool
Reviewed 19 May 2017

This free small museum displays the remains of Roman dock warehouses which were revealed after wartime destruction.

Thank Ivor M
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