Musée des amis de Castrum Vetus

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The mansion of Seytres-Caumont, the last lords of Châteauneuf-les-Martigues, houses the museum of the Friends of Vetus Castrum.
This is a collection concerning the prehistoric, Celto-Ligurian and Gallo-Roman periods, objects found during excavations on the Grand Abri site of Font de Pigeons.
Several rooms contain archaeological treasures (scrapers, ceramics, polished axes), others Gallo-Roman remains (oil lamps, various coins).
A room for local geology, another dedicated to the lords of the city with family trees and coats of arms (1150 to 1789).
The Chapel of the Marquis de Seytres Caumont dates from the 17th century.
Surface of the permanent exhibition: 250 square meters.
Accessible for disabled
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    • Pets welcome
  • Information panel language(s) :
    • French
    • German
    • English
    • Dutch
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  • Entertainment :
    • Temporary exhibition
  • Visit :
    • Guided tours

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Musée des amis de Castrum Vetus
4, Montée des Ruines
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Musée des amis de Castrum Vetus
4, Montée des Ruines
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 43.390426
Longitude : 5.146185