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Mucem Marseille Opening Hours

Mucem Marseille, an eminent museum on the Mediterranean shore, showcases the diverse heritage of Mediterranean civilizations. It is open daily, except Tuesday, from 10 AM to 6 PM. With exhibits spanning art, history, and culture, the museum explores the intricacies within the region's historical and contemporary narratives. Keep reading to learn more about this cultural reservoir and when you must visit for the best experience!

Mucem Marseilles Opening Hours

Exterior Mucem Marseille

General Timings:

  • 6th November to 1st May 2024: 10 AM to 6 PM
  • 2nd May 2024 to 5th July 2024: 10 AM to 7 PM

Closed on: Tuesday, 25th December and 1st May

Mucem Marseille Facilities Timings

Monument
Storage:
Shops
Restaurant
Fort Saint-Jean

Fort Saint-Jean:

  • 5th November to 30th April: 11 AM to 6 PM, except Tuesday
  • 2nd May to 6th July: 11 AM to 7 PM, except Tuesday
  • 7th July to 2nd September: 10 AM to 8 PM, except Tuesday
  • 3rd September to 4th November: 11 AM to 7 PM, except Tuesday
MUCEM Marseille collections

Conservation and Resources Centre:

  • 5th November to 30th April: 11 AM to 6 PM, except Tuesday
  • 2nd May to 6th July: 11 AM to 7 PM, except Tuesday
  • 7th July to 2nd September: 10 AM to 8 PM, except Tuesday
  • 3rd September to 4th November: 11 AM to 7 PM, except Tuesday
Bookshop
  • La Boutique d'été (The Summer Shop): 11 AM to 6 PM, except on Tuesday
  • Savonnerie de la Licorne: 10 AM to 8 PM
  • Mucem Bookshop: 11 AM to 6 PM, except Tuesday
Friends at a restaurant

Le Môle Passedat – Mucem:

  • Monday to Saturday: 12 PM to 2:30 PM and 7 PM to 10:30 PM
  • Sunday: 12 PM to 2:30 PM

Best Time To Visit Mucem Marseille

Mucem Marseille Aerial

Peak Season vs. Low Season

For Mucem Marseille, the best time to visit is during the low season, typically in autumn and winter, to avoid crowds and fully appreciate exhibits. However, the peak season in spring and summer offers pleasant weather, enhancing the experience of the Mediterranean waterfront setting. Choose based on your personal preference for crowd levels or weather conditions.

Mucem Marseille Entry

Weekday vs. Weekend

Weekdays prove ideal for an optimal Mucem Marseille visit, ensuring a quieter experience with fewer visitors. Conversely, weekends attract a livelier atmosphere for those seeking a vibrant social ambiance. Choose based on your preference for a serene exploration or a more dynamic weekend atmosphere to enhance your cultural excursion.

How Long Do You Need to Spend at Mucem Marseille?

The ideal duration for a visit to Mucem Marseille is 2 to 3 hours. This timeframe allows visitors to explore the diverse exhibits, spanning art, history, and culture, without feeling rushed. However, individuals with a more profound interest in specific sections may choose to extend their visit to immerse themselves in the rich offerings of the museum entirely.




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Frequently Asked Questions About Mucem Marseille Opening Hours

Is Mucem Marseille open every day?

Mucem Marseille is open every day except Tuesday, 25th December, and 1st May.

How long should I spend at Mucem Marseille?

Plan to spend at least 2-3 hours at the museum for a comprehensive visit.

What is the best time to visit Mucem Marseille?

The best time to visit Mucem Marseille is during weekdays if you want a tranquil experience and weekends if you prefer a livelier atmosphere.

Is Mucem Marseille open on public holidays?

Yes, Mucem Marseille is open on public holidays except the 25th December and the 1st May.

Should I visit Mucem Marseille on a public holiday?

Visiting Mucem Marseille on a public holiday is a fun experience if you like vibrant crowds.

What are Mucem Marseille’s opening hours for public holidays?

The timings for Mucem Marseille during public holidays are the same as regular.

Are there any specific days or times when Mucem Marseille is less crowded?

Yes, Mucem Marseille is less crowded on weekdays.