Exhibition From 24 April to 2 September 2019

A barbarian in Europe

  • Painter, writer, and inventor of "Art Brut", Jean Dubuffet was a major player on the art scene of the 20th century.

Exhibition From 17 July to 18 November 2019

  • More than something that is marginal or exceptional, “Island time” considers the island as an experience and a tool for understanding the world.

Exhibition From 19 July to 29 September 2019

Collection Fouad Debbas et commentaires contemporains

  • “La Fabrique des illusions” confronts the “Orientalist” photographs in the Fouad Debbas Collection with works by ten international contemporary  artists.

Exhibition From 10 April to 2 September 2019

A small A to Z of the collections

  • The major themes related to Christian practices and belief are presented in a mystical alphabet assembled from the collections of the Mucem.

Exhibition From 20 March to 30 September 2019

Archives of the tunisian revolution

  • The exhibition retraces the twenty-nine days of the Tunisian revolution from the spark set off in Sidi Bouzid to the fall of President Ben Ali.

Exhibition From 5 June 2017 to 30 November 2019

Mediterranean Gallery 1

  • The exhibition Ruralities explores the foundations of agriculture and livestock farming in the Mediterranean.

Exhibition From 29 November 2017 to 30 November 2019

Mediterranean Gallery 2

  • Connectivities tells the story of the great Mediterranean port cities of the 16th and 17th centuries.

Exhibition From 14 July 2018 to 14 July 2021

Galerie des Officiers

  • A visual wander through 2,600 years of History

Understanding the Mucem
10 key questions to understand
who, how and why


Talking about the Mucem

Emblematic figures and public personalities tell us about their Mucem experience.

Julie Gayet, French actor
“Whenever I’m in Marseille, I always come for a wander around the Mucem...”


News (in French)

  • Plan B 2019, Mucem

    Plan B is the museum on Summer time

    From 1 to 17 August, live to the rhythm of festive outdoor evenings at Mucem fort Saint-Jean. Book tickets online.

  • Boutique éphémère Escale méditerranéenne, Azul

    Summer concept-store

    From 2 May to 3 November 2019, a new pop-up store is open at the fort Saint-Jean.
    This summer, the Mucem is partnering with the AZUL collective to offer…

  • Premier dimanche du mois

    First Sunday of the month

    Every first Sundays of each month, the Mucem opens its doors for free ! So make the most of it ! Come and visit our exhibitions.