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Ancient Port - garden of vestiges

Historic site and monument, Historic patrimony, Archeological site, Ancient in Marseille 1er
  • The site of the Ancient Port (named Jardin des vestiges when it was opened to the public in 1983) presents the results of the first major urban archaeological excavations carried out in France.

  • The remains, revealed in 1967 on the construction site of the Centre Bourse, are major historical witnesses. The site is structured around the Roman road, the Greek ramparts and around the Ancient Port where the largest visible wreck in the world was discovered.

    This Roman road, lined with funerary monuments, enters the city through a monumental entrance.

    The entrance is through the Museum of History, inside the Exchange Center.

    Accessible for disabled people

    Public parking (Centre...

    The remains, revealed in 1967 on the construction site of the Centre Bourse, are major historical witnesses. The site is structured around the Roman road, the Greek ramparts and around the Ancient Port where the largest visible wreck in the world was discovered.

    This Roman road, lined with funerary monuments, enters the city through a monumental entrance.

    The entrance is through the Museum of History, inside the Exchange Center.

    Accessible for disabled people

    Public parking (Centre Bourse)

  • Environment
    • In centre of town
    • Town location
    • Close to a public transportation
    • Subway station < 500 m
    • In the historic centre
  • Spoken languages
    • French
Services
  • Activities
    • History
    • Heritage
  • Equipment
    • Parking
  • Services
    • Guided tours
  • Rates
    Entrance through the History Museum in the Centre Bourse
Openings
  • All year
  • 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
  • Weekly closure on Mondays, except Easter and Whitsun Mondays. Closed on the following days: January 1, May 1, November 1 and 11 and December 25. The ticket office closes 30 minutes before the museum closes.
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