We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Musee de la Camargue

Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Route des Saintes Maries de la Mer | Mas du Pont de Rousty, 13200 Arles, France
Phone Number: +33 4 90 97 10 82
Website
Improve this listing
Today
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Wed - Mon 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 38 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 11
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Capturing the spirit of Camargue

We bravely aimed our car south toward the Camargue Wild Life Refuge which borders on the Mediterranean Sea in far south France. After a multitude of roundabouts, we were in the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 12, 2014
TBBXRR
,
Rochester, New York
Add Photo Write a Review

38 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Rochester, New York
Level Contributor
58 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We bravely aimed our car south toward the Camargue Wild Life Refuge which borders on the Mediterranean Sea in far south France. After a multitude of roundabouts, we were in the wild and began to see the animals promised in our guide book. First we saw white wild horses and then bulls in the swampy fields on the side of... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Rochester, New York
Level Contributor
58 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We arrived at lunch time and the museum was closed, so we waited for 1PM and it opened right on time. We paid the admission (about 5 euros) and wandered through the exhibits which showed the early history of the development of this region. It looked very much like the USA's wild west with cowboys and a rough looking existence.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
68 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This is a small museum but full of the spirit of the Camargue and conveys a real sense of the area. Would not have missed it. There are short walks from there, and plenty of birdsong.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Waterloo, Canada
Level Contributor
30 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I recommend the walk over the museum. Not too much to see in it but does provide some history of the area. On the walk, you can see the white horses and bulls if they are cooperating. Also walks you out into the swamp area on a boardwalk and they have also built a bird blind so you can watch/photograph... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Oakville, Canada
Level Contributor
25 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

We didn't expect much from this little museum when we first went in, but it depicts life for people in the Camarge

Was this review helpful? Yes
West Chester, PA
Level Contributor
214 reviews
88 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

We arrived at 12:30 as the museum was closing for lunch. No mind - we decided to do the self-guided nature trail despite the blazing sun in June - "Mad dogs and (honorary) Englishmen go out in the midday sun" - we saw only one other couple. It was about a 1-1/2 hour stroll on berms through rice fields, along... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Kelowna, Canada
Level Contributor
199 reviews
93 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

We were driving through the camargue enjoying the scenery when we saw a sign for this museum. It is quite modest but very informative. We learned a lot about the social history and culture of the area. Many of the exhibits deal with the agriculture and other industry in the area. We learned about the cattle, horses and the cowboy... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Musee de la Camargue also viewed

 
Arles, Bouches-du-Rhone
Arles, Bouches-du-Rhone
 

Been to Musee de la Camargue? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Musee de la Camargue staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?