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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 4 weeks ago

We set off to find and visit this small museum after seeing the excellent, well-presented exhibits of Greek and Roman-era artifacts at the comprehensive Marseille History Museum. The displays in the Museum of Roman Docks, all in one large space, were interesting, but if you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jon A
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

Date of experience: September 2017
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

Date of experience: January 2018
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

Date of experience: April 2018
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.

Date of experience: March 2018
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 :)

Date of experience: March 2018
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

Date of experience: October 2017
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

Date of experience: October 2017
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.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank yossinir123
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.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Howard-Liverpool
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