Musée d’Histoire de Marseille

Musée d’Histoire de Marseille information

Location
Marseille , France
Address
2 rue Henri-Barbusse
Telephone
+33 4 91 55 36 00
Getting there
Metro: Vieux Port
More information
http://musee-histoire.marseille.fr
Prices
adult/child €5/free
Opening hours
10am-6pm Tue-Sun
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In a completely renovated, 15,000-sq-metre modern space within the Centre Bourse shopping centre, this museum offers fascinating insight into Marseille’s long history. Highlights include the remains of a 3rd-century AD merchant vessel, discovered in the Vieux Port in 1974. To preserve the soaked and decaying wood, it was freeze-dried where it now sits behind glass.