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Musee des Docks Romains

place Vivaux, 13002 Marseille, France
+33 4 91 91 24 62
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The ruins of an ancient Roman warehouse have been preserved in the form of a museum.
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“small museum” (6 reviews)
“olive oil” (4 reviews)
place Vivaux, 13002 Marseille, France
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+33 4 91 91 24 62
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

This free small museum displays the remains of Roman dock warehouses which were revealed after wartime destruction.

Thank Ivor M
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The museum is of no interest, but it is placed in a nice spot next to the mucem. Only if you have time.

Reviewed 1 November 2016

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 middle of the room is a large number of huge, in...More

Thank Helen W
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

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 the ground. I love Roman history so I loved this...More

Thank Timothy W
Reviewed 6 July 2016

The phots are of the conference centre next to the Mucem. If you find this building you can go to the Mediterranean view for free.

Thank bmarshall
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Well, maybe it's not free every day (?) but it certainly was on the Saturday we went. This is a small museum showing part of the Roman docks/warehouse, discovered after the Germans blew up a large part of the old Panier district. It's just behind...More

Thank Geoffy
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Again another FREE attraction! Its only a small place but atmospheric and full of artifacts from the time when Marseille was part of Gaul and the Roman Empire. It is very informative and shows exactly what the docks and port were like two thousand years...More

Thank Micgwit
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Just by the side of the MUCEM. A beautiful building with great engineering solutions, if you are nearby take a look.

Thank Mario G
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Off the beaten path but not far from the mainstream of the Old Port. This is a fine exhibit of the findings of ancien Roman warehouse storage as used in the port city. Giant vessels held olive oil and other goods for transport as these...More

Thank Delta_Travelin_man
Reviewed 1 November 2015

Just behind the "Vieux Port", the old port of Marseille, it is very interesting and instructing to visit this Museum. Before or after a nice meal, before or after coffee, do not hesitate to "go for it"! You will learn a lot about the old...More

Thank michelhaddad971
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