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Mucem

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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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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

one of the meanings of city trips is to see and feel the local heritage. the heritage which grows with every new public monument which is given to the city. in this meaning I spent a awesome afternoon here. full with contrasts and visual impressions,...More

4  Thank Eugen V
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 5 January 2014

Only opened in 2013, this new museum adds a fantastic new building to the Marseille waterfront. The modern addition has been connected to the renovated fort of St Jean by high level walkways and the setting was great. The problems for me were twofold -...More

5  Thank Susan8552
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Reviewed 3 days ago

An awful day to visit Marseille with torrential rain and considerable flooding that meant that the little train was out of action and the open top bus not an attractive option. What to do? A museum obviously. This new museum was highly recommended by French...More

Thank LaNyonsaise
Reviewed 1 week ago

The combination of the old fort and the very modern museum is brilliant. We spent hours just walking around the outside of the combined structures. Kudos to all the architects involved in this transformation. Did not have time to visit the exhibits but, to be...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked a lot, it was nice and interesting. The photos we took are amazing, because you get a beautiful view.

Thank darrellsmith53
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful well designed museum at fantastic location, and were lucky yo have Ai We We exhibition there at the time.

Thank Mobile594188
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At the entrance to the old harbour, take a moment to watch the fishing boats come in and out as they have done for hundreds of years. A very evocative place and just enormous. Walk up to the basilica hiding behind it.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

The outside areas are free. You are persuaded to buy tickets to exhibitions including one about the history of the Fort. If entering from Vieux Port be aware of the very steep climb which could be avoided if entering from other side. No warning notices...More

1  Thank pttbw
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

The building is right on the harbour of Marseille. Fantastic architectural design. I saw the Ai Wei Wei exhibition which was on and the space was excellent for showing his type of art. There was also an exhibition of the history of the Mediterranean on...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Really enjoyed walking round the Fort, the herb planted gardens, amazing views. A must do if you're in Marseille.

Thank swannic
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Located at 1 end of the old harbour - it is beautifully restored & many lookout points to capture views of the city. A ticket (Euro 9.50) allows you entry to 5 exhibitions which are sprawled over the conplex (we were fortunate enough to catch...More

Thank scorpioshanghai
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

One of the best public spaces I’ve ever been to. The free space of Fort St Jean and Mucem is just amazing and I felt like it was a good day out. Lots of access to the old fort and a cool footbridge over to...More

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