Martigues - Cultural place
Works by Ziem, very popular for his paintings of Venice and Constantinople including the famous "Martigues les tartanes".
Fauvist works by Raoul Dufy and André Derain, organised around important painters from the 20th century including Francis Picabia and René Seyssaud
Works by Provençal painters including Emile Loubon.
To ensure their conservation, works by Paul Signac, Auguste Rodin and Camille Claudel are only exhibited from time to time.
The uppermost floor exhibits part of the archaeological collections from local digs from prehistory to modern times, from 8,000BC until the 18th century, an ethnological collection which reflects the importance of water in the daily life of the Martigues population with fishing articles and ex-votoes.
- Group visits by appointment with family or friends or small groups from 5 people.
- Guided tours for groups and school groups every day by appointment.
- For visitors with a disability: tactile and sensory workshops and French sign-language tours.
- For all visitors: lunch at the museum, birthdays, sensory workshops, eyes-closed tours, conference programmes, workshops and courses about art history.
The museum has the "charte du Môm'Art" label which aims to assist museums and cultural sites to improve their facilities and services for families.
- Accès internet
- Car park
Information provided by OT Martigues
Where to stay
Le Grand Canal
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 Marseille-Arles and the Côte Bleue. All rooms have air-conditioning and WiFi access. Keys available 24/7 from an automatic distributor. The…
At home Caillol
Luxury villa on 3 levels with exceptional views, outdoor space (140 m²) for relaxation opening onto the swimming pool, secure garage. 2 bedrooms, bathroom, shower room, modern open kitchen, laundry room. Land planted with olive trees. Large balcony with view of the Berre pond. 5mm from the city…
Cigale de mer et soleil
Ground floor, independent bedroom with double or single bed. Living room with convertible sofa and kichinette, bathroom, south facing terrace in a landscaped residence, shaded garden. Possibility to rent monthly (see with the owner). All charges included except the tourist tax.
Hotel Première Classe
It offers three types of rooms arranged in the following configurations: double bed, double bed and single bed or three single beds. On the ground floor, two rooms adapted for people with reduced mobility. For people wishing to enjoy the sun, your Première Classe Martigues hotel is located 15…
Things to do
Aux Perles de l'Etang
"Pearls of the Pond" specialties created in 1965 by Mr.Favier, previous owner: candied cherries, which are macerated in alcohol, coated with marzipan and dipped in chocolate and icing sugar. Novelty selected by the jury of "The Gourmet Road", the Tomette Gourmande, chocolate milk, and…
Kibo Terre Création Galerie
A meeting place and a creative space dedicated to contemporary and traditional ceramics. A workshop: ceramic courses and courses for adults and children, colombin and plaque. A gallery: exhibition of pieces by artists and craftsmen from different cultural and geographic horizons. Contemporary…
DécoZaDoM est une petite entreprise individuelle de décoration, qui propose de rénover votre intérieur, aussi bien au niveau mural que mobilier. Guidée par une démarche éco-responsable, je me suis orientée vers des matériaux atypiques comme le carton et intéressée à la peinture…
Eglise Sainte Marie-Madeleine
Built between 1670 and 1680, it testifies to the prosperity of the city in the 17th century and the attachment of the inhabitants of the Island who participated in its financing. The facade has two levels separated by a volumetric cornice with modillions. Its lower part is animated by four…
Miroir aux oiseaux et canal St Sébastien
The area including the Canal St Sébastien, the Miroir aux Oiseaux and the Quai Brescon was listed in 1942. This strip of sea straddled by the Pont Saint Sébastien and the line of colourful fishermen's houses with random heights has fascinated numerous painters since the end of the 19th century…
Where to eat
Two toques to the Gault-Millau guide. Michelin plate and good standing in the Michelin Guide .. Certified Table13 and MP2018. Fabien Morreale, a young chef with a long experience, will share with you his passion for fresh produce through a short card that is renewed every 15 days. He is…
L'Aude aux Papilles
All this cook traditionally and dietary way. You will also find teas, coffees and juices in a hurry. On site or to take away. Also open on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sundays are reserved for catering orders. Total capacity of 17 seats: 10 on the…
La cocotte de l'île (island's casserole)
Traditional "homemade" cuisine with fresh produce. Julie welcomes you in a warm setting and offers two terraces: Aristid Briand Course (on the Place de la Libération) and Quai des Anglais (channel side). Chef Rudy Selles was trained by French Michelin-starred chef Jean-Marc Banzo.
Le Gusto Caffé
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 any kind of personal events (birthday ...) or professional (seminar, business meal) thanks to its meeting room…
Provencal and traditional restaurant with a touch of modernity and originality. Warm and elegant decor. Specialties grilled fish, bouillabaisse, bourride and Provençal dishes, feet packets, gardiane of bull, daube of Provence, shells. Take away meals: the whole map. Groups, business meals…
About the chef: Luc Perey offers a market cuisine around seasonal products and fish from the local fishing. His career: the Oustaou with Sylvestre Wahid, the Cabro d'Or with of Michel Hulin, the K2 with Nicolas Sale, the Kitchen garden of the halls with Franck Delhoum and Floriant Remont.