Musée Ziem

Martigues - Cultural place

Sanitary measures:

  • Wearing a mandatory mask from 11 years old.
  • Disinfection with hydroalcoholic gel compulsory at the entrance.
  • Distance of 1 m to be respected.
  • A visitor gauge limited to a maximum of 12 people at the same time.
  • The spaces are regularly disinfected several times a day.
  • Guided tours are suspended but interactive virtual tours for up to 20 people by appointment have been set up.

Would you like to have access to the visit? Send an email with your contact details to: aurelien.gonzalez@ville-martigues.fr with a copy hello@mytourlive.com. You will receive in return the replay access link for a 360 degree viewing to use within 7 days.

The Musée Ziem was founded in 1908 thanks to donations by several artists including Félix Ziem. The collection is alternated regularly to ensure the public has access to all the works (ground and first floor).
The second floor is dedicated to a permanent collection.

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.

  • Accessible for disabled
  • Public car park
  • Internet access

Information provided by OT Martigues

Nearby

  1. Cigale de mer et soleil

    Holiday rental

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  2. Kyriad Martigues

    Hotel

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  3. La Tartane

    Holiday rental

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  4. Côté Notre Dame des Marins

    Holiday rental

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Where to stay

Cigale de mer et soleil
Holiday rental

Cigale de mer et soleil

Martigues

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.

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…

Résidence La Venise
Holiday rental

Résidence La Venise

Martigues

200 m from the city center of Martigues, on the edge of the pond canal with unobstructed view, apartment completely renovated and new in 2019.

New Hôtel Saint Roch
Hotel

New Hôtel Saint Roch

Martigues

Between the sea, the lake and the countryside, close to the major routes and Marseille Provence airport, the New Saint Roch, a 3-star hotel, offers calm and conviviality. Enjoy its 57 comfortable rooms and suites spread over 3 levels and served by an elevator. Nestled in the heart of the pine…

Ibis Martigues centre
Hotel

Ibis Martigues centre

Martigues

In the heart of the city opposite the Martigues-Ferrières harbour, the Ibis Martigues is ideally situated for discovering Provence. 15 minutes from Martigues beaches and 30 minutes from Marignane airport. The rooms have a lovely view of the city. All 83 rooms are air conditioned. Rooms are…

Côté Notre Dame des Marins
Holiday rental

Côté Notre Dame des Marins

Martigues

Spacious apartment, bright, quiet, it has a large terrace of 35 m2 with a clear view of Martigues. Modern and contemporary layout, it is very pleasant to live. 5 minutes walk from the city center and 10 minutes drive from the Blue Coast. Located 1.4 km from a beach on the Etang de Berre

Les terrasses vénitiennes
Holiday rental

Les terrasses vénitiennes

Martigues

Charming pavilion classified 3 stars, quiet, set back from the city center, but less than 500m from it, opposite and with breathtaking views of the Etang de Berre less than 20m and the Sainte Victoire. Ideal for 4 people, you will have at your disposal 2 bedrooms and a furnished terrace.

At home Caillol
Holiday rental

At home Caillol

Martigues

Luxury villa on 3 levels with exceptional view, outdoor space (140 m²) for relaxation opening onto the swimming pool, secure garage. 2 bedrooms, bathroom, shower room, modern open kitchen, utility room. Land planted with olive trees. Large balcony overlooking the Etang de Berre. 5mm from the…

Villa Williams
Holiday rental

Villa Williams

Martigues

Individual villa, spacious, bright plain foot in quiet neighborhood, it boasts a large terrace with garden furniture, plancha, deported parasol. It offers 3 bedrooms including an air-conditioned, air-conditioned living room, equipped kitchen, Italian-style shower room. Non-smoking holidaymakers,…

Things to do

Shop of the Tourist Office of Martigues
Souvenirs shopping

Shop of the Tourist Office of Martigues

Martigues

The shop of the Tourist Office of Martigues offers a range of varied products: traditional souvenirs, objects representative of local knowledge, unique stamped objects and a bookshop. Also available on the tourism information point Auchan Gallery.Possibility to order an item via our online…

Le domaine des Terroirs
Shopping gourmand

Le domaine des Terroirs

Martigues

Delicatessen, wine cellar, spirits. Fresh and dry, salty and sweet products. Making of packed baskets. Tasting area. Table art...

La Provence des Gourmandises: confectioner, chocolatier, delicatessen
Shopping gourmand

La Provence des Gourmandises: confectioner, chocolatier, delicatessen

Martigues

Confectionery, high-end chocolate factory, delicatessen and regional products. Calissons, chocolates, coffee, tea, olive oil, sweets, wines, ceramics, liqueur from Provence. For wedding and baptism.Chocolate La Marquise de Sévigné, calissons du Roy René, the delights of lubéron, dredged…

Librairie l'Alinéa
Souvenirs shopping

Librairie l'Alinéa

Martigues

RESERVATIONS AND ORDERS- all books available in French can be made available to you in the shortest time, without postage, at the price set by the publisher, by phone, by email.BIBLIOGRAPHICAL RESEARCH - access to a simplified search on our database, with indication of in-store availability.…

Miroir aux oiseaux and St Sébastien canal
Site

Miroir aux oiseaux and St Sébastien canal

Martigues

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…

Martigues ' sailing circle (CVM)
Nautical leisure

Martigues ' sailing circle (CVM)

Martigues

The sailing circle is labeled for hearing impairment and offers various activities: school sailing, livable sailing, light sailing, handicap sailing, windsurfing, canoeing, scuba diving, and a training centre for Federal instructors and patents youth professionals in popular and sporting…

Atelier Thal
Craftsman

Atelier Thal

Martigues

Chantal Jamet's room is at the water's edge, facing south and very pleasant. She gives courses, internships and organizes meetings with writers. You can acquire his paintings, his handicrafts (jewelry ...) or his writings ... Also discover the sculptures of Gérard Lopez, designed with recycled…

By Mag Mercier
Fashion / shopping

By Mag Mercier

Martigues

Mag Mercier fonde sa marque "Tout un Bijou" et sa première boutique dans son sud natal, à Martigues, après s'être formée en autodidacte. Sensible aux arts, son passé de danseuse se retrouve dans des créations girly, chics et raffinées, destinées à être portées comme des talismans…

Jean Renoir cinema
Cultural place

Jean Renoir cinema

Martigues

Programming of art films and essays and research. Avant premieres, evenings in the presence of filmmakers, film professionals, evening in partnership with associations and cultural structures. Young audience programming (3 years). Specific sessions leisure centres, social Center. Training of…

Where to eat

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…

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 Garage
Food guide restaurant

Le Garage

Martigues

Gourmet cuisine in an intimate setting and an original design. 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…

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.

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

The siesta

The siesta

Lifestyle

Provence… the perfect place to relax and chill out

Inspirations

Inspirations

Traditions, lifestyle, mediterranean cuisine

The herbs de Provence

The herbs de Provence

'Herbes de Provence', the perfume of our sun-baked hills...

Christmas in Provence and 'Santon' Figurines

Christmas in Provence and 'Santon' Figurines

Tradition

Christmas festivities, culture and tradition in the land of the 'Santon' figurine