Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, Marseille

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Enrich your understanding of European and Mediterranean civilizations at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, which takes an interdisciplinary approach to recounting society throughout the ages. The museum brings together all the disciplines of the social sciences, including anthropology, political science, sociology, history, archaeology, and art history, to examine the foundation of the Mediterranean's rich and diverse past. Displays take a comparative approach when depicting the influencing religions and bordering countries that played a major role in the development of the Mediterranean. A marvel in itself, the building that houses the museum is the work of architect Rudy Ricciotti--deliberately and openly facing the sea. Stop for a bite to eat at the restaurant on the top floor; it has a spectacular terrace with panoramic views of the bay. Using our online itinerary creator, Marseille attractions like Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This new structure, architectural success, well located near the Old Port, enriches the image of the Phocaean city. This new attraction offers an additional reason to extend a stay. Beautiful place to walk to the fort of Saint John with superb panorama of the city. Inside were able to enjoy a temporary exhibition on the imagination of the islands, very well designed, both on form and on the bottom. The programme of upcoming exhibitions shows an obvious dynamism and eclecticism. Good for the Marseilles.
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  • The MUCEM. Seen from the outside, (imminent closure). Surprising by its huge esplanade, its architecture similar to a fishing net, the bridge a beautiful feat. A discovery that energizes (finally) Marseille.
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