Galerie de l'Histoire de Martigues

Martigues - Cultural place

Embark for a unique voyage in the Galerie de l'Histoire de Martigues.

This innovative 500 m2 exhibition area on the ground floor of the town hall takes you travelling back in time through the history of this one-thousand-year old city and its residents.
With videos, written documents, photographs, models and museography and interactive terminals, the gallery highlights key periods in the evolution of Martigues from the first traces of human civilisation to the lightening development of the commune in the second half of the 20th century.

The Galerie also presents the city of the future with exhibitions of urban, cultural and social projects for Martigues.
The exhibition covers more than just a few centuries. It covers the complete history of Martigues from the prehistoric period to current time.
The evolution of our world is unveiled, discovered and rediscovered.

  • Accessible for disabled
  • Public car park

Information provided by OT Martigues

Nearby

  1. La Tartane

    Holiday rental

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  2. Ibis Martigues centre

    Hotel

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  3. Tourist information Office of the Island District

    Tourist office

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  4. Le Gusto Caffé

    Food guide restaurant

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Where to stay

Brit Hotel Martigues Saint-Mitre
Hotel

Brit Hotel Martigues Saint-Mitre

Saint Mitre les Remparts

Brit Hotel Martigues Saint-Mitre, a charming hotel in the heart of Provence. The Brit Hotel Martigues Saint-Mitre is located in Saint-Mitre-les-Remparts, on the heights of the pond of Berre and face of the Alpilles and the Luberon, 15 km from the beaches. Bordered by the Mediterranean Sea and the…

Villa Philogène
Holiday rental

Villa Philogène

Martigues

Recently renovated, air conditioning reversible, this country house twinned with the owners, without vis-à-vis, is in a fully fenced property located on the edge of the D5, 5 minutes from Martigues, 10 minutes from the nearest beach, 15/20 minutes from the great and beautiful beaches and harbors…

Le Grand Canal
Hotel

Le Grand Canal

Martigues

This hotel with a Spanish-inspired façade, wrought-iron gate and two stone lion sculptures welcomes guests for business or pleasure. It has 9 studio flats and 8 bedrooms. Located just a few minutes walk from the town centre of Jonquières and with easy access to major routes to…

Clair Hôtel
Hotel

Clair Hôtel

Martigues

3* boutique hotel with a premier location just 3 minutes from the city centre. 31 fully-equipped rooms (1 with disabled access) with unique decoration. Free parking. Arrival possible 24/7 thanks to the automatic key dispenser and credit card payment. Reception open from 6am to 9pm. Meals for…

Côté Jardin
Holiday rental

Côté Jardin

Martigues

In a quiet neighborhood in the hills of Martigues, close to all amenities, charming gite for 2 people on the ground floor, opening onto a private terrace and garden ( restanque ) closed (25 m² + 25 m²), with garden furniture. Parking outside. Comfortable living room with TV (flat screen) and…

Kyriad
Hotel

Kyriad

Martigues

A comfortable 3* hotel in Martigues with everything you need for a relaxing stay (outdoor pool) or business trip (2 meeting rooms). The hotel has 40 air-conditioned rooms (2 with disabled access) with hair-dryer, flat-screen TV, welcome tray with kettle, free WiFi and secure parking. Situated…

Campanile
Hotel

Campanile

Martigues

The 3* Campanile Martigues hotel is ideally located in the heart of Provence for visiting the coast. Between the Mediterranean coast and Etang de Berre, Martigues abounds with Provençal charms. The city with markets, small harbours and canals is also known as "little Venice". The hotel has 42…

La Tartane
Holiday rental

La Tartane

Martigues

Ideal for holidays to 2, in the heart of the Provençal Venice and to discover the Blue Coast, its beaches, coves and fishing ports. Room bed 140, bathroom and separate WC, no smoking, no pets, personalized welcome. Week or two nights minimum. Located 600 m from a beach on the Etang de Berre.

La cigalière
B&B

La cigalière

Martigues

Air-conditioned suite of 25m2 in quiet residence on the edge of the pond. Private terrace with view, garage, basement, elevator, WC and private bathroom. Homemade breakfast, fresh products. Possibility relaxing massage and Reiki treatment on appointment, on site.

Things to do

Grand Parc de Figuerolles
Landscape

Grand Parc de Figuerolles

Martigues

The Grand Parc de Figuerolles - Paul Lombard is a wooded estate on the northern outskirts of the city on the shores of Europe's largest lagoon: Etang de Berre. With 130 hectares of pine forests, dry-stone walls and scrubland, the park is a fabulous green lung ideal for family activities, sports…

Le domaine des Terroirs
Shopping gourmand

Le domaine des Terroirs

Martigues

Epicerie fine, cave à vins, spiritueux. Produits frais et secs, salés et sucrés. Confection de paniers garnis. Art de la table...

Atelier Regards
Craftsman

Atelier Regards

Martigues

Une boutique de 140 mètres carrés ouverte sur un atelier où Nelly et Mélanie vous proposent leur savoir-faire de Maitre artisan d'art. A l'entrée, les fournitures beaux-arts, papiers fantaisies... et, au fond, l'atelier d'encadrement et de restauration. Vous pouvez également y faire des…

Irish Pub Evan's
Bar / café

Irish Pub Evan's

Martigues

Grand choix de bières pressions. Concert tous les jeudis. Les samedis de Juin à Septembre.

M. Guidicelli
Nautical leisure

M. Guidicelli

Martigues

Location de bateaux à pédales et matériels de plage (matelas, parasols). Venez bronzer, vous reposer sous un parasol dans un périmètre abrité ou faire une balade en pédalo. Sainte Croix les pieds dans l'eau est partenaire du pass nautique : retirez votre "carte Privilège Offre Nautique"…

Tournage d'Art menuiserie ébénisterie Gérard Gidde
Craftsman

Tournage d'Art menuiserie ébénisterie Gérard Gidde

Martigues

Création et réalisation de tournage d'art sur bois, bol, plat, coupe, guéridon, pied de luminaire, bonboniere callé avec pied tourné, guiridon, dessus marqueterie.

Hotmer surf shop-Martigues
Nautical leisure

Hotmer surf shop-Martigues

Martigues

Rental and sale of windsurfing, windsurfs, kayaks and stand up paddleboard, sale and repair of nautical equipment. Sale of surfwear and sunglasses .Hotmer is a partner of the nautical pass: remove your nautical offer privilege card which entitles you to discounts on certain services or…

Parcours archéologique sur les pas de César
Site

Parcours archéologique sur les pas de César

Martigues

Cet itinéraire touristique et culturel part du centre ville, se poursuit en périphérie pour atteindre la Côte Bleue, en passant par les plaines agricoles de St Pierre et St Julien les Martigues. Autant de sites antiques que le visiteur peut découvrir au coeur même de la " Venise Provençale…

Musée Vitrine Archéologique
Cultural place

Musée Vitrine Archéologique

Martigues

The archaeological showcase located on the square Maritima (district of the Island) is, on 80m2, a restitution in situ, on the remains of a primitive Gallic village (5th century before our era). Plot of streets with objects where they were found, and four houses reconstructed according to…

Where to eat

La Crêperie
Cuisine de Provence

La Crêperie

Martigues

Old stone building, vaulted door, warm and romantic setting, overlooking the pond of Berre. Total capacity of the establishment: 50 people on the terrace.

Quai du trou du mat
Cuisine de Provence

Quai du trou du mat

Martigues

For tourists who want to eat fish that comes directly from the family trawler, this is the right door. Breathtaking views of the Baussengue canal and the Saltworks Theater. Its terrace provides access to the many small poisons that come begging under your feet. Total capacity of the…

Le Garage
Food guide restaurant

Le Garage

Martigues

The gourmet nugget of Martigues. Offering a light and contemporary decor, this gastronomic restaurant is parked in a former garage and driven by the steady hand of 28 year old chef Fabien Morréale, ex Chibois, Banzo and Sourrieu. As far as the menu goes, this young genius has gone into…

Pascal
Cuisine de Provence

Pascal

Martigues

This is one of Martigues' best-known addresses for both its central location (on Quai des Pêcheurs, right at the edge of Gallifet canal) and food, offering a genuine voyage of the tastebuds into the best of Provence. Specialities include grilled fish, bouillabaisse, fish stew, beef stew, tripes…

Le Gusto Caffé
Food guide restaurant

Le Gusto Caffé

Martigues

Italian restaurant: fresh and home-made product, grilled outside, garden and shady terrace overlooking the harbor. Homemade dishes prepared with fresh and seasonal products. Michelin single standard, Michelin plate, menu less than 20 euros Michelin. The Gusto Caffé is also a place to organize…

Campanile Hôtel Restaurant
Cuisine de Provence

Campanile Hôtel Restaurant

Martigues

Friendly atmosphere, open buffet, grill. located 3km from the city center and next to the Auchan shopping center. Indoor room capacity: 35 people Terrace: 15 people

Inspirations

Squash

Squash

The Gourmet's New Eldorado

It had all but disappeared from the markets, but then – perhaps as a result of Halloween arriving in France – squash made a big comeback on our stalls just over a decade ago

Inspirations

Inspirations

Traditions, lifestyle, mediterranean cuisine

The 'OM'

The 'OM'

Lifestyle

The 'OM' is more than just a symbol, it's a way of life!

Provence's markets

Provence's markets

Terroir

A fertile region with many local products and specialities

Serving tourism

Provence Tourisme est une association loi 1901. Sa mission, confiée par le Département : promouvoir le tourisme dans les Bouches-du-Rhône dans le respect de l’environnement et des habitants et garantir aux visiteurs un accueil de qualité.

The best of the destination

En accord avec les aspirations et les goûts de chacun, Provence Tourisme propose d’incontournables valeurs sûres comme des conseils pour sortir des sentiers battus, grâce à sa connaissance profonde du terrain et de par sa neutralité commerciale.