Musée des civilisations de l’Europe et de la Méditerranée
|Information and reservations
+33 (0)4 84 35 13 13
+33 (0)4 84 35 13 00
Vieux-Port or Joliette stop (approx. 10 minutes’ walk)
Line 82 or 82s (Littoral Major or Fort Saint-Jean stop)—Night Line 582
Line 60 (Littoral Major or Fort Saint-Jean stop)
Line 49 (Église Saint-Laurent, Littoral Major ou Fort Saint-Jean stop)
Line T2 République, Dames ou Joliette stop (approx. 10-15 minutes’ walk)
- Walking / Cycling
Bike station no. 2179—Quai du Port
Bike station no. 2031—Joliette
Bike station no. 2210—J4 Esplanade
There are several car parks in the MuCEM’s immediate vicinity (GPS coordinates (Lat N/Long E): 43.297167 / 5.361350).
— The VINCI Park Vieux-Port Fort Saint-Jean car park has direct access and can be reached from the A55 motorway via Tunnel de la Joliette or Boulevard du Littoral. Pedestrians exit directly onto the J4 Esplanade.
— Works Councils and tourism professionals: preferential parking solutions may be available to you. Please feel free to contact the VINCI Park team on +33 (0)4 91 45 24 93. They will be happy to give you a custom quote. More information is available on the VINCI Park website.
— The Q-Park Joliette car park has direct access (GPS coordinates: 43.304054 / 5.366086). You can reserve your parking place in advance by clicking here.
— From the A55: Take the Joliette/Arnavaux exit > Follow signs for the Vieux Port > Turn left after Place de la Joliette onto Boulevard des Dames > Take the first left on Rue Mazenod Parking Joliette.
— From the A7: Take Exit 36 > Continue along Boulevard des Dames > Follow signs for Joliette > Turn right on Rue Mazenod (car park entrance will be on your left).
— The Q-Park Vieux Port car park has direct access (GPS coordinates: 43.296477 / 5.36876). You can reserve your parking place in advance by clicking here.
— From the A55: Follow signs for Centre-ville / Vieux Port > Take the Tunnel de la Joliette/de la Major > Take the Panier exit in the tunnel > Turn onto the Quai du Port / Avenue Vaudoyer > Turn left on Avenue Saint-Jean > Take the first right onto Rue de la Loge > Car park entrance on your left, on Rue Henri Tasso.
— From the A7: Take Exit 36 > Continue along Boulevard des Dames > Follow signs for Vieux Port, taking Rue de la République > When you come to the old port, turn right up the Quai du Port > Turn right on Rue Henri Tasso (car park entrance straight ahead).
— Car sharing: Drivers can offer their empty seats and passengers can find a ride on www.covoiturage.fr.
- From Marseille Provence Airport
Express shuttle between the airport and Marseille Saint-Charles train station.
Shuttles leave every 15 minutes from MP1, between Halls 3-4 and 1.
- From Saint-Charles train station
Metro line 1 or 2 to Vieux-Port or Joliette (direct).
|Lower entrance, Fort Saint-Jean||201 quai du Port (10 min on foot from the Vieux-Port Metro station)|
|Panier entrance||Square in front of Saint-Laurent Church, Esplanade de la Tourette|
|J4 entrance||7 promenade Robert Laffont (4 Esplanade, 10 min on foot from Joliette Metro station)|
|Germaine Tillion Auditorium entrance||After-hours entrance: J4 outside entrance|
Access for visitors with disabilities or reduced mobility
All three MuCEM entrances are wheelchair accessible. However, at the Panier entrance, after the Saint Laurent footbridge, access to the fort will require personal assistance over some 10 metres. You can request this from the information agent at the entrance to the site. The museum’s information desk and ticket offices are wheelchair accessible and are fitted with magnetic induction loops. Visitors with disabilities have priority, with no-wait access at the information desk and the different access control points. Mobi Métropole offers a door-to-door transport service to people with disabilities, covering all of the Marseille Provence urban area.
Access for groups
|J4 meeting point||9-11 am||Level -1, via the stairs in front of the entrance to the J4|
|After 11 am||J4 entrance hall|
|Fort Saint-Jean meeting point||After 11 am||Cour de la Commande, entrance at 201 Quai du Port|
Centre for conservation and resources
|1, rue Clovis Hugues
|Information and reservations
+33 (0)4 84 35 14 23
Directions for visitors
|Bus||Line 49 (Belle de mai La Friche stop)|
|Line 52 (Pole média ou Archives municipales stop)|
|Metro||Gare Saint-Charles stop|
|Tram||Line T2 (Longchamp stop)|
Bags and luggage are not allowed on-site.
Thank you for your understanding.