Fort Saint-Jean

  • Historic site and monument
  • Classical
Quai du Port 13002 Marseille 2ème
In the 13th century, the Hospitallers of Saint John of Jerusalem set up a fortress and a commandery at the entrance to the port.
The Tour Carrée was built by King René, Count of Provence, in the 15th century. The Fanal tower, built in 1644, signaled the entrance to the port. Louis XIV, in the 17th century, separated the fort from its neighborhood by digging a large trench, and thus kept the Marseillais in check by building the entrance to the port on the other side, Fort St. Nicolas.
The fort is an integral part of the MuCEM: its access will be reopened at the time of the museum's inauguration.
"The vaulted rooms...
Services
Temporary exhibition
  • Activities
  • Temporary exhibition

Openings
All year
Monday
10:00 - 19:00

Tuesday
Closed

Wednesday
10:00 - 19:00

Thursday
10:00 - 19:00

Friday
10:00 - 19:00

Saturday
10:00 - 19:00

Sunday
10:00 - 19:00

Localisation

Fort Saint-Jean

Quai du Port 13002 Marseille 2ème
  • www.mucem.org
Environment
  • Close to a public transportation
  • Bus stop < 500 m
  • Subway station < 500 m
Updated on 21 February 2022 at 15:02
by Office de Tourisme des Loisirs et des Congrès de Marseille
(Offer identifier : 5539450)
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