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Musee des Docks Romains, Marseille
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This Roman commercial warehouse is one of the few that exists worldwide. During the war, in 1947 the ancient docks were accidently discovered. It was at this site, the Musee des Docks Romains was built in 1963. You can marvel at the ancient Roman agricultural resourcefulness when you visit the museum and take a closer look at the 30 dolia or large ceramic roman jars, which they used to store wine or oil. You can also view many articles that were discovered during underwater excavation of shipwrecks near the Marseilles’ harbor. Before you head to Marseille, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Marseille trip itinerary planner, to make sure you see all that Marseille has to offer, including Musee des Docks Romains.
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  • There's not a lot to see here, it's mostly the remains of a Roman warehouse with some other finds, but it's free and I found the artifacts fascinating. Originally uncovered during building works, the ...  more »
  • Ignore the modern building pictures. The museum is in the basement of a building a block from the old harbor. It's in the basement because that's where the warehouse was, with large amphora buried in ...  more »
  • This museum opened almost simultaneously as the MUCEM and close to fifty meters, proposed (for my taste) that visits without great interest, it is closed to this day.
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  • I could not believe that a museum can impress me in this way, but here on, it happened. For so many years I live in this city and I finally found time to enjoy an enriching tour. It was good that at the entrance, a back lit panel offers a historiographical information, that allowed me to better understand this unique space.
  • Museum intimidated to share its content
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  • Very interesting Museum
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