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The MUCEM (Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations) built in 2013, in Marseilles, France is a national museum dedicated to preserving European and Mediterranean cultural heritage, as well as collections from the historical society. It holds nearly 250,000 objects, 800,000+ documents, and recordings of Mediterranean society. Connected to Fort St. Jean, and built by Rudy Ricciotti, its architecture intersects historical and contemporary lines.

Book your MUCEM Marseille tickets and visit this museum located in a prime spot at the harbor, which boasts a view of the Old Port, Marseille Cathedral, and many other cultural landmarks. Keep reading to know more about MUCEM Marseille tickets, highlights of the attraction and more.

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Why Visit MUCEM Marseille?

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  • The MUCEM is in a key location in Marseille, France - close to the Old Port, other popular museums like Cosquer Méditerranée, and other cultural landmarks 
  • Its historical location, linked to Fort St.Jean is a celebration of European and Mediterranean heritage while providing a platform for contemporary art in the space.
  • It’s an anthropological, cultural, and historical study that transcends documents and artifacts, by including audio and video exhibits.
  • The distinctive architecture, along with the botanical gardens, builds a picturesque landscape and view of the harbor.
  • One of the most accessible museums in France, it has exhibits for those with different disabilities to interact with.

What is the Best Way To Book MUCEM Marseille Tickets? Book Online

As most tourists visiting Marseille take a trip to MUCEM, it’s better to book your MUCEM Marseille tickets in advance to avoid all-booked disappointment. Buy your tickets online and secure your trip beforehand for a hassle-free experience.

  • Convenience: Enjoy your trip to the MUCEM Marseille which houses fascinating exhibits of a rich cultural heritage and leave the inconvenience of long queues behind with the skip-the-line tickets that make your experience smooth.
  • Advance Reservations: With online bookings, you can easily reserve your trip in advance by purchasing your tour slots beforehand.
  • Great Discounts: Experience the splendours of MUCEM Marseille at incredible prices, as online booking gives you awesome discounts. 

MUCEM Marseille Highlights

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The MUCEM has multiple exhibitions including its permanent one - the tumultuous history of Fort St. Jean, quarterly temporary exhibits exploring the cultural history across the Mediterranean, and contemporary art by global and local artists.

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The MUCEM has exciting events exploring the worldviews of contemporary global artists displaying their art through various mediums. It also hosts reserve tours, workshops, kids' activities, seminars, and celebrations of its rich Mediterranean culture. 

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Marvel in the permanent collections and exhibits of Mediterranean culture. 500,000 objects/artifacts across the digitized collections, make up for an all-around experience of understanding history beyond the exhibits.

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Publications and Library Access

150,000 books and magazines cover topics like anthropology, archaeology, folklore, etc., of Mediterranean culture up to the present including iconic works of Van Gennep and Delarue.

Plan Your Visit To MUCEM Marseille

Getting There
Visitor Tips
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  • Timings: The schedule changes seasonally.
    Open: Wednesday to Monday
    10 AM — 8 PM
    10 AM — 7 PM
    10 AM — 6 PM
    10 a.m.—7 p.m.
  • Last Entry: 45 minutes before closing hour.
  • Closed On: Tuesdays, except in August.
  • Best Time To Visit: Early mornings, from 10 AM - 11 AM, and early evenings, from 4 PM - 6 PM, are great for fewer crowds, and the best weather respectively.
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Address: 1 Esp. J4, 13002 Marseille, France

Find it on the Map.

  • By Metro/Tram: 
    Nearest Stop: La Joliette stop
  • By Bus: Line 82, 60, 49 
    Nearest Stop: Fort St.Jean stop
  • By Bike: 
    Bike station no. 2031— Joliette
  • By Car: Distance From Marseille Provence Airport: 14.6 miles. 
    Car Parking: Indigo Vieux-Port Fort Saint-Jean Car Park.
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Please note that for the landmark, ensure the following of certain rules on arriving with your ticket:

  • Please do not enter the premises shirtless, or barefoot.
  • Don’t enter the premises with large baggage or luggage, for security measures.
  • Don't take flash photography or photography for professional/commercial use. Mobile photography is permitted.
  • Do not touch the artwork, unless it is specifically mentioned as interactable.
  • Please don’t bring any food or beverages inside the premises, aside from water.
  • Please keep a respectful silence on the premises to not disturb other visitors.
  • Pencil sketching of the artwork is permitted, but art created for commercial purposes is not allowed.
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  • Accessibility: The museum boasts its awards for accessibility in exhibitions and spaces for people with visual impairments, physical disability, Hearing impairments, and mental handicaps, and is entirely wheelchair accessible.
  • Gourmet cuisine: The MUCEM hosts a restaurant ‘Le Môle Passedat’ on its roof, which celebrates Mediterranean cuisine with a fixed menu, keeping in theme with the museum, followed by a space in the botanical gardens ‘Le Cafe’ for light snacks.
  • Archives: It has a library featuring 15,000+ published works, as well as a bookshop spotlighting Mediterranean authors.
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The MUCEM is in a great historical, and accessible location in Marseille, France, surrounded by rich culture.

  • Chateau d’If: Take a quick ferry, and explore the island fortress prison of Chateau d’If. Enjoy the beautiful coastline views from the historical monument that’s said to have inspired ‘The Count of Monte Cristo.’ Get an intriguing tour into the eerie history of the prisons.
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To ensure you have a grand time at the MUCEM in Marseille, remember:

  • Large baggage or luggage is banned in the museum space.
  • The best time to visit the museum is early evening, between 4-6 p.m. to experience the sunset with a view of the Marseille harbor.
  • Wear reasonably appropriate clothing for the weather - walking barefoot or being shirtless is not allowed.
  • Keep water handy for a day trip, as it is the only refreshment allowed on the indoor premises.
  • Flash photography is not allowed, but camera photography is allowed for personal use.
  • Put your electronic devices on silent, and maintain a reasonable cadence, with respect to other visitors.
  • Explore all the levels, including the botanical gardens, for a complete cultural experience.
  • Keep your children close, especially in the exhibition spaces to ensure their safety.

All Your Questions About MUCEM Marseille Tickets Answered

Q. Where can I buy MUCEM Marseille tickets?

A. You can buy MUCEM Marseille tickets online. This way you get great offers and can also reserve slots well in advance.

Q. What is the cost of MUCEM Marseille tickets?

A. The price of MUCEM Marseille tickets start from €11.

Q. Can I get a discount on MUCEM Marseille tickets?

A. Yes, you get great discounts on MUCEM Marseille tickets if you book them online.

Q. What is MUCEM Marseille?

A. The MUCEM Marseille is a national museum in France, dedicated to promoting the heritage, and exhibiting 21st-century collections of European and Mediterranean Civilisations.

Q. How can I get access to MUCEM Marseille?

A. You can book the museum entry tickets here online, to skip the line in person.

Q. Where is MUCEM Marseille located?

A. The MUCEM is located in Marseilles, France, on the site of Fort St. Jean.

Q. What are some of the highlights of MUCEM Marseille?

A. The delightful mix of historical architecture, with 21st-century cultural permanent, and contemporary temporary exhibits, provide a unique experience.

Q. How to reach MUCEM Marseille?

A. You can reach the MUCEM by metro, bus, car, bike, or by walking. Check out the Getting There tab earlier on the page.

Q. What are the timings of MUCEM Marseille?

A. The MUCEM Marseille is open every day except Tuesday, between 10-8 p.m.

Q. What facilities are available in MUCEM Marseille?

A. The MUCEM has an underground auditorium, a bookshop, as well as a botanical garden. There’s also a library and restaurant for longer visits. It also boasts interactive exhibits accessible to individuals of all disabilities.

Q. Is MUCEM Marseille wheelchair accessible?

A. Yes, the MUCEM is entirely wheelchair accessible.

Q. Is photography allowed in MUCEM Marseille?

A. Yes, photography is allowed without the use of flash or for professional or commercial intent.

Q. Is it worth visiting MUCEM Marseille?

A. The MUCEM stands at an intersection of cultural history and modern art, giving a fresh look into society in the 21st century, making it worth a day trip.