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MuCEM – Museum of Civilizations of Europe and the Mediterranean and Fort Saint-Jean - Things to Know Before Visiting

1 Espl. J4, 13002 Marseille, France

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About MuCEM – Museum of Civilizations of Europe and the Mediterranean and Fort Saint-Jean

The museum is devoted to European and Mediterranean civilizations. The museum is engaged in the contemporary aspects of European and Mediterranean civilizations. Its collections include more than 350,000 objects. The museum is built on reclaimed land at the entrance to the harbor, next to the site of the 17th-century Fort Saint-Jean.


Attractions Near MuCEM – Museum of Civilizations of Europe and the Mediterranean and Fort Saint-Jean

Old Port of Marseille
Old Port of Marseille0.34km from MuCEM – Museum of Civilizations of Europe and the Mediterranean and Fort Saint-Jean

The Old Port of Marseille is at the end of the Canebière street. Since ancient times, it has been the natural harbor of the city and is now the most famous place in Marseille.

Cathédrale La Major
Cathédrale La Major0.48km from MuCEM – Museum of Civilizations of Europe and the Mediterranean and Fort Saint-Jean

Marseille Cathedral is a national monument of France located in Marseille. It has been a basilica minor since 1896 and is the seat of the Archdiocese of Marseille. Marseille Cathedral is truly one of the best architectural wonders in the region.

Abbaye Saint-Victor
Abbaye Saint-Victor0.79km from MuCEM – Museum of Civilizations of Europe and the Mediterranean and Fort Saint-Jean

Saint-Victor Abbey is a former abbey situated in Marseille. It was founded during the late Roman period and named after the saint and martyr of the local soldier, Victor of Marseilles.

Marseille History Museum
Marseille History Museum1.17km from MuCEM – Museum of Civilizations of Europe and the Mediterranean and Fort Saint-Jean

The Marseille History Museum is the native History and Archaeology Museum of Marseille. The museum currently features permanent exhibitions displaying the history of Marseille up to the eighteenth century.

Canebière
Canebière1.55km from MuCEM – Museum of Civilizations of Europe and the Mediterranean and Fort Saint-Jean

La Canebière is the historic high street center of Marseille measuring 1km long, which goes from the Old Port of Marseille to the Réformés quarter.

Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde1.64km from MuCEM – Museum of Civilizations of Europe and the Mediterranean and Fort Saint-Jean

Notre-Dame de la Garde is a Catholic basilica in Marseille city. The basilica is located at the south side of the Old Port of Marseille, on the highest point in Marseille- a 149-meter high limestone outcropping. It was built on the foundation of an ancient fort.

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