Bouches-du-Rhone Museums

Musee des Docks Romains
The museum of the Roman Docks, exhibits Roman structures discovered in 1947. Open from 11:00-18:00. At Place Vivaux in Marseille (13).
Musee Granet
Large museum in Aix welcoming exhibitions of international renown, notably as host to Picasso and Cezanne exhibitions. Permanent and temporary collections. In the Place St Jean de Malte, Aix en Provence (13).
Fondation Victor Vasarely
Architecturally unique building, constructed in 1976. Open to visitors throughout the year. Gallery hosts temporary exhibitions, but the building itself is the major attraction. Buses from Aix centre. At 1 avenue Marcel Pagnol, in Aix en Provence (13).
Musee dArt Contemporain
Museum of Contemporary Art, displays from modern artists, including Warhol and Klein. Open from 11:00-18:00. At 69 Boulevard de Haifa in Marseille (13).
Musee des Tapisseries
The tapestry museum at 28 Place des Martyrs de la Resistance in Aix en Provence (13). Under 25 years have free entry. Open Wednesday to Monday from 10:00.
Folk Museum
The Musee municipal mediterraneen dart et traditions populaires has both temporary and permanent exhibitions, including Christmas exhibits. Open Wednesday to Saturday, 10:30-12:30 and 15:30-18:30. Free entrance. On rue Xavier, Cassis (13).
Musee du Vieil Aix
Featuring exhibits relating to the history of Aix en Provence. At the Rue Gaston de Saporta (13). Seasonal opening hours and times. Paid entry, though children under 14 are free.
Musee de la Mode
The Fashion Design Museum. Fashion trends from 1930 to the present day. Free guided tours (in French) at the weekends. Open from 11:00. At 11 La Canebiere in Marseille (13).
Musee de Vieux Marseille
The traditions of Marseille, Santons, Marseillais Tarot Cards etc. Open from 11:00. At 2 Rue de la Prison in Marseille (13).
Maison de lArtisanat et des Metiers dArt
Contemporary photography, sculpture and calligraphy exhibitions at the House of Arts and Crafts. At 21 Cours Honore dEstienne dOrves in Marseille (13). Close to the Old Port, free entry.
Musee Cantini
Permanent exhibition of 17th and 18th century Provencal ceramics with a rotating modern and contemporary art display. Also a section dedicated to 21st century art. At 19 rue Grignan in Marseille (13).

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