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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.
The museum literally grown from the Rock of Monaco. Its rich collection will surprise any traveler. Some time ago the director of the museum was Jacques Yves Cousteau himself. He expanded already large library of the museum acquired the latest equipment and improved the Aquarium, where nowadays you can see more than 500 species of fish and observe the life of corals.
In the museum you can see, touch and even sit in the old yellow submarine.
Oceanographic Museum on the mapLocation: Saint-Martin avenue
Daily from 10:00 am to 19:00 pm.
Phone: +377 93 15 36 00
More places to visit in Marseille
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
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
An impregnable citadel, a fort on the If island, which was built to protect Marseille from any conquerors attacking from the sea.5
The majestic medieval building Fort Saint-Jean is located on the demi-island in the north part of Marseille harbor.2