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How to visit the prison cell of The Count of Monte Cristo in MarseilleHow to taste the pastis in MarseilleHow to walk through the Old Port in MarseilleHow to climb the roof of the Basilica Notre-Dame de la Garde in MarseilleHow to try bouillabaisse in MarseilleHow to buy fresh oysters in the Old Port in MarseilleHow to climb to the St. Mary's Lighthouse in Marseille13 things to doin Marseille
The Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations amazes whith it's innovations and ancient fort building.
The museum was built in 2013, when Marseille was chosen as the cultural capital of Europe. It was the first national museum in France located outside the territory of Paris.
The museum in which you see interesting exhibitions dedicated to the culture and history of the inhabitants of the Mediterranean. Also you can climb on the rooftop to sunbathe and contemplate the sea and incredibly beautiful sunset.
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Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations on the mapLocation: Old fort San Jean, promenade Louis Brocker
Opened from 11:00 am to 20:00 pm.
Phone: +33 4 84 35 13 13
More places to visit in Marseille
An impregnable citadel, a fort on the If island, which was built to protect Marseille from any conquerors attacking from the sea.5
Notre-Dame de la Garde
The Basilica Notre-Dame de la Garde is located on the highest part of Marseille and became the most-visited sight in the city.3
The majestic medieval building Fort Saint-Jean is located on the demi-island in the north part of Marseille harbor.2
Four des Navettes bakery
The oldest bakery in Marseilles that is famous for traditional Provence busсits called navett which are baking in the shape of boats.2
The Old Port
The first french port, the Old Port, called Vieux-Port, was built in 600 B.C. And plenty of yachts and fishmen boats are moored here nowadays.6
In the museum gathered the most incredible inhabitants of the seas and oceans from tiny plankton to gigantic stuffed animals and skeletons of a whales or octopus.0