A magnificent place with a modern museum side by side with the ancient San Jean fort.
The museum's exhibitions are accessible, interesting and interactive. In addition, the are museum shops with interesting knick-knacks and souvenirs and numerous cafes where you can relax. And on the roof you can sunbathe on wooden sun loungers.
How to do?
1. Go to Esplanade Street 4, where the famous museum is located.
2. You can buy tickets right in the museum at the ticket office.
3. First visit the historical part of the museum - San Jean fort, then go over the seemingly fragile bridge to the modern block of the museum.
4. The museum has four collections, exhibitions are interactive, interesting and understandable - you do not need to book an excursion.
5. Then go to the roof by the elevator and have sunbath on the deckchairs or drink coffee in one of the cafe or restaurant.
6. At the exit, you can visit the souvenir shop located on the first floor.
Where to do?
Old fort San Jean, promenade Louis BrockerOpen hours:
Opened from 11:00 am to 20:00 pm.Phone:
+33 4 84 35 13 13Official website: http://www.mucem.org/
You can walk around the fort and get on the roof for free. Visiting the exhibition will cost €35-€40.
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