MuCEM and Fort Saint-Jean for History Buffs in Marseille
You may be interested in the new space opened in the Fort Saint-Jean in July.
It’s called the Galerie des Officiers, the arcaded section you can see in the photo. Each of 5 small rooms has a short film on an aspect of the history of the Fort Saint-Jean, and with it a narrative on the development of Marseille. The first recounts how the tower was a navigation aid during the Greek and Roman times….then you go next door to see the Medieval story…..then Louis IV’s visit when he built the large fortresses…then to the fourth room for the WW2 section.
…Continue reading here for details on the short historic films that you can see at Fort Saint-Jean in Marseille.
MuCEM Visitor Information
Musée des civilisations de l’Europe et de la Méditerranée
7 promenade Robert Laffont (esplanade du J4)
The best place to park to access MuCEM and Fort Saint-Jean is in the parkade just below the museum (Parking Indigo).
The museum opens at 11h and closes between 18h-20h depending on the season.
Closed on Tuesdays.
If you have a Provence Pass, you can take advantage of two-for-one tickets most days, but not on weekends.
Tickets get you into all exhibits in J4 and Fort Saint-Jean
Contributor blog post by: Aixcentric