We use our own and third party cookies to improve your experience and our services. If you continue, we consider that you accept their use. You can get more information on our website at cookies policy[Open in a new window].

Close

If you're an art lover, you simply must not miss this marvelous display of mostly French and Italian old masters.

Add to my guide

Fine Arts Museum

A temple to the splendour of European art.

Also located in the Palais Longchamp, the Musée des Beaux-Arts is Marseille's oldest museum (est. 1801), its collection established with works confiscated during the French Revolution. It is rich in works of many of the great artists working in Spain, the Netherlands, and especially France and Italy from the 16th through the 19th centuries. Works run from Perugino to Vernet, passing through Rubens and Jordaens, with an especially complete collection, unsurprisingly, of the 17th-century Marseille artist Pierre Puget. The museum is closed Thursday; hours are 9am to 7pm.



Your customised guide

Add files to start to configure your guide

Book your flight to Marseille
Consult prices and dates

10 tips to keep your hand baggage

Find out what type of packs are considered hand baggage and how to can change them so that they can go in the cabin with you during the flight.

Free download