Ancient Port - garden of vestiges

Historic site and monument
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Presentation

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 Bourse)
Opening period (s)From 19/05/2020 to 31/12/2021, every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 9 am and 6 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.
General information
  • Parking :
    • Parking nearby
  • Client profile :
    • Groups
  • Environments :
    • In centre of town
    • Town location
    • In the old centre
  • Visits :
    • you can visit it
  • Style :
    • Ancient
  • Information panel language(s) :
    • French
    • English
    • Italian
Services, Tours, Activities and entertainment
  • Environments :
    • Close to a public transportation
  • Historical patrimony :
    • Historic patrimony
    • Archeological site
  • Visit :
    • Guided tours
Contact
Ancient Port - garden of vestiges
2 Rue Henri Barbusse
Centre Bourse
13001
Marseille
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  • Spoken language(s) :
    • French

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Free access. Entrance through the History Museum in the Centre Bourse.
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Port Antique - jardin des vestiges
2 Rue Henri Barbusse
Centre Bourse
13001
Marseille
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 43.297108
Longitude : 5.374877
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