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Marseille History Museum

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Name:
Marseille History Museum
Continent:
EUROPE
Alt Name:
Musee d’Histoire de Marseille
Country:
France
Period:
Various
Sub-Region:
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Date:
Various
City/Town:
Marseille
Figure:
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Resorts:
Marseille,
Related:
Marseille Roman Docks Museum, Jardin des Vestiges,
Fort Saint Nicholas, Fort Saint Jean,

about Marseille History Museum

The Marseille History Museum (Musee d’Histoire de Marseille) chronicles the city’s past since its founding by the Greeks in 600 BC up to the eighteenth century.

Adjacent to the archaeological site of Jardin de Vestiges, the Marseille History Museum houses a series of finds, including from ancient Greek and Roman times as well as a nod to the history of the city’s ancient port with the very well-preserved remains of a third century ship.

The exhibits continue into early Christianity, medieval times and beyond, offering a good overview of Marseille’s development.

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contact details

Address: Centre Bourse, 13001 Marseille

Phone: 04 91 90 42 22

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Directions:
Located in Centre Bourse in Marseille. Nearest metro is Station Vieux-Port (line 1).

Ticket Information:
Open daily except Mondays, 10am-5pm (6pm June-Sept). Entry costs €2 (€1 reduced) – includes Jardin des Vestiges.

Links:
http://www.marseille.fr/siteculture/jsp/site/Portal.jsp?page_id=57
http://www.marseille-tourisme.com/en/what-to-do/visit-marseille/museums/

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