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Mémorial of the deportations

Museum, Military, Wartime memories in Marseille 2ème

  • Located at the bottom of Saint-Jean Fort, the memorial of the Death camps was inaugurated in 1995 on the occasion of the 50th birthday of the freedom of the camps.

  • It is located in a blockhaus of the second world war built by the german army as a part of defensive lockdown to prevent an allied landing in provence.

    In 2019, it has been renovated in a bigger concept of Memorial of the deportations in order to realize the singularity of Marseille during the Second World War : the main refuge city in the non-occupied zone, a transit city, a destroyed city, a strategic port city. The Memorial contextualises the policies of genocidal deportation...
    It is located in a blockhaus of the second world war built by the german army as a part of defensive lockdown to prevent an allied landing in provence.

    In 2019, it has been renovated in a bigger concept of Memorial of the deportations in order to realize the singularity of Marseille during the Second World War : the main refuge city in the non-occupied zone, a transit city, a destroyed city, a strategic port city. The Memorial contextualises the policies of genocidal deportation and repression organised in Marseille and its region thanks to maps, movies, testimonies, victim's stories because born jewish or repressed as politic resistant or hostage. The exhibition deals with tragic events of 1943 led by the Nazis with Vichy collaboration : rafle , deportation and destruction of the old districts and north bank of the Old port.

    The Memorial of deportations is combined with the Marseille history museum .
    Free admission within the limits capacity.
    Accessible for disabled
  • Environment

    • Town location
    • Close to a public transportation
    • Bus stop < 500 m
    • Subway station < 500 m
  • Spoken languages

Services
  • Equipment

    • Parking
Openings
  • From May 19, 2021
    until December 31, 2021
  • Monday
    Closed
    -
  • Tuesday
    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday
    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Fermeture hebdomadaire le lundi, sauf les lundis de Pâques et de Pentecôte. Fermeture les jours suivants : 1er janvier, 1er mai, 1er et 11 novembre et le 25 décembre.
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