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Centre de la Vieille Charite

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2 rue de la Charite, 13002 Marseille, France
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Reviewed June 3, 2019

We trekked through the Panier district to find the Vieille Charite, and were keen to see what was on offer, but confused after passing through security to find that we needed to have bought a ticket. Actually the architecture was the main thing and we...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed June 2, 2019

We really enjoyed the exhibits in the museum. The guide did not really encourage us to visit but we were glad that we took the time. The exhibits are well displayed. The collection is small but high quality - including a mummy. Egyptian collection is...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 2, 2019

Something that is not to miss when visiting the city. Cool and peaceful, you can definitely calm down here.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed December 21, 2018

We had our run of this place on a quiet December weekday, and enjoyed walking the grounds and seeing some of the exhibits. As often happens, however, some permanent exhibit spaces were inexplicably shuttered, and we couldn't visit the chapel. I guess our expectations have...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

This place is not only a beautiful building, it also houses one of the most marvellous Egyptian collections I have ever seen. Worthwhile every penny!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

A short walk from the Docks was this little hidden of a museum. Beautiful architecture and a series of small but very professionally curated museum from Africa and the America's. Our 2 kids under 10 got in for free and loved taking (no flash) photos...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

Most amazing collection of mexican masks and more. Only 3 Euros if you re senior (65+). Alsoa very surprising Egyptian Colle tion

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

The Centre de la Vieille Charite is an interesting old building (previously a hospital) that houses a diverse collection of artefacts from a number of countries - and also houses research facilities and a research library. There is also a chapel/church and a popular cafe...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

You can get in and take a look for free but not have access to exhibitions which were fabulous. You can also eat at the café inside without a ticket and although we didn't eat there the good looked great and was really good value...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank janemX9378UQ
Reviewed May 17, 2018

La Vieille Charité is an ancient 17th century almshouse in the Panier now housing an excellent collection of antiquities, Egyptian and other oriental artifacts on its upper floors and temporary exhibits on the main floor. Some of Picasso’s Voyages imaginaires (Imaginary Voyages) was shown when...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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