Galerie de l'Histoire de Martigues
Martigues - Cultural place
Open to the public from May 20, 2020, Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Opening conditions: gauge limited to 4 people on a simultaneous visit while respecting the safety distances, workshops and restricted guided tours.
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
Galerie de l'Histoire de Martigues
Rond-point De l'Hôtel de ville
- 04 42 44 36 48
Where to stay
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La Villa Martégale
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Brit Hotel Martigues Saint-Mitre
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Things to do
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Multiplexe the Palace
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Where to eat
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