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Musée des Arts Décoratifs château Borély

Museum, Fine Arts, Sciences and technology, Arts and culture, Decorative arts, Earthenware and Terracotta, Musée de France in Marseille 8ème

  • Dated of the second half of the 18th century chateau Borely is emblematic of pleasure homes built around the city by the rich families from Marseille thanks to the trade with East (Egypt, Levant scale)

  • Successful traders settled in Alexandria. Borely held official positions in the service of the King of France. Mostly visited during, hot season and weekends Borely located in the district of Bonneveine is seen as the most beautiful bastide from its construction. Quite rare, the castle still retains much of its original décor designed by the painter : Louis Chaix, from Aubagne and some of his remarquable : golden sofa, library, room and chapel.

    Sold in 1857, by the last owner, Gaston...
    Successful traders settled in Alexandria. Borely held official positions in the service of the King of France. Mostly visited during, hot season and weekends Borely located in the district of Bonneveine is seen as the most beautiful bastide from its construction. Quite rare, the castle still retains much of its original décor designed by the painter : Louis Chaix, from Aubagne and some of his remarquable : golden sofa, library, room and chapel.

    Sold in 1857, by the last owner, Gaston de Panisse Passis. The Estate subsequently become the property of the town. Opened to the public in 1863, the castle now houses the archaelogical collections.

    Classified as historic monument, fully renovated Borely hosts the Decorative arts and fashion museum. The guests will be able to discover the intimacy and the way of life of an 18 th century family. Visitors will also be able to admire an authentic collection of the 18 th century to nowadays.

    To discover : an extraordinary ceramic and glass collection, furniture, Arts rare exotic object. Furniture, Arts, rare exotic objects, fashion and accessories, the objects will be displayed in period rooms, and fashion in its study gallery will be shown three times a year. Contemporary works including the large chandelier in the vestibule especially created by the designer Mathieu Lehanneur are on the entire journey through the collection.
    Accessible for disabled
  • Environment

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

Services
  • Activities

    • Temporary exhibition
    • needlework
    • Jewellery
    • Ceramics
    • Weaving
    • Crafts
    • Plastic arts
    • Fine leather goods
    • Cosmetics
    • Silk-screen printing
    • Creative hobbies
  • Equipment

    • Air conditioning
  • Services

    • Wi-fi
    • Guided tours
Rates

Payment methods

  • Bank/credit card
  • Cash
Openings
  • From May 19, 2021
    until November 7, 2021
  • From November 23, 2021
    until May 31, 2022
  • 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 du musée du 8 au 22 novembre 2021 inclus pour la préparation de la prochaine exposition " Simplement jaune". 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. Fermeture de la billetterie 30 minutes avant la fermeture du musée.
  • Monday
    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • 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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