Museum of Mediterranean Archaeology (Musee d'Archeologie Mediterraneenne), Marseille

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Museum of Mediterranean Archaeology (Musee d'Archeologie Mediterraneenne) houses an abundance of classical, Egyptian antiques as well as other local archaeological remains discovered in the region. Look for artworks and objects from Greece, the Middle East, Etruria, Cyprus, and Rome. Five interconnected chambers are thematically decorated with statues, sacrophages, and other remains of a burial chamber. Our Marseille family vacation planner makes visiting Museum of Mediterranean Archaeology (Musee d'Archeologie Mediterraneenne) and other Marseille attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • This museum of modern mediterranean archaeology has a style to the building that reminds me entirely of a grecian design like the colliseum  more »
  • The building tells the story of the founding of Marseilles and how the immigrants fleeing war in their countries were met and to a degree accommodated. There appears to be lots of space for exhibits o...  more »
  • I was very surprised to see how big their collection is. A must see in Marseilles. Well presented and very interesting. Sadly no English text, only French, which was a bit frustrating. Also, none of t...  more »
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  • It's great in families the hique is that on the statutes of Egyptian Antiquities there was not too much description, as the translation of the hieroglyph. Otherwise great!
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  • Recommended Museum to learn about the history of the city of Marseille. From Roman times until the last century.
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