We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
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
All reviews fort saint jean modern building permanent exhibition old port great building vieux port roof terrace free entry worth a visit walk around mediterranean sea nice walk bridge exhibits museum architecture lace
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
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
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.
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
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
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