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Musee d'Archeologie Mediterraneenne

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2 rue de la Charite | Centre de la Vieille Charité, le Panier, 13002 Marseille, France
+33 4 91 14 58 80
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All reviews la vieille excellent museum egyptian exhibit archaeology museum museum offers definitely worth the visit lovely building interesting building walk around old port chapel oceanic artifacts baroque founding egyption institutions
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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

We visited this museum as the reviews sounded good and it indeed had some very interesting expositions. However all information was only printed in French. There were iPads hanging around in one of the expositions, which indicated that there was information in English and Italian,...More

Thank Kristian S
Reviewed 1 July 2018

The museum is interesting, well worth seeing, but will not take you an hour to go through, even slowly.

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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

We were informed that only the Egyptian part of the actual archeologie museum is open during an ongoing Picasso exhibit... We didn’t go in since we want to experience and learn about Marseille on our short visit rather than see Picasso paintings or learn about...More

Thank Colliandran
Reviewed 11 March 2018

The site is as much the center of this wonderful museum as any of the exhibits. The old fort. The old port. The thousands of years of being a cultural and commercial center. There are even a number of great areas meant simply for lounging,...More

Thank Colophon
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

With proof of age (over 65) you receive a reduced entry fee. We were pleasantly surprised how well the exhibits were displayed. An extremely good Egyptian exhibit. Staff was also nice and friendly.

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 21 January 2018

If you have to pick a museum to visit in Marseille, pick this one. It has a fascinating collection of archaeological objects, from Egypt to Mesoamerica (for me the highlight of my visit). Actually, it is two museums in one building. The first floor is...More

Thank Beto79
Reviewed 28 December 2017

We chanced upon this while exploring the area and had a wander through the complex. Impressive buildings that appear to have been well restored.

Thank NorthernHeatseeker
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Visited one cold December morning. And very glad I did. Baroque (apparently) complex of buildings. Lovely old chapel in centre of the courtyard The arcades that suround the courtyard have a number of small galleries, one of which has a pretty good ancient Egyptian collection....More

Thank Ken R
Reviewed 28 October 2017

A wonderful set of buildings with exhibitions all round (chargeable) the interior id very well kept and in superb order, A good cafe within

Thank Howard-Liverpool
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

This museum offers you a tour through the history of Marseille, from the founding untill nowadays. Experience the divers stages of founding, growing, rising,fall, war and rebuilding of the city and its inhabitants. The museum houses a big collection of historic treasures and the audiotour...More

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