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Parc Borely, Marseille, France
+33 4 91 55 33 60
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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

We took the 83 bus out to the Chateau - about a 30 minute ride up the coast. Sit on the right side for the best views. We then walked through Park Borely to the Chateau. We spent a little less then an hour touring...More

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 30 October 2017

This was my favorite museum during a month long stay in Marseille. A wonderful collection of historic and contemporary ceramics in a palace setting. The palace rooms and furnishings are in excellent condition, and the collections are astounding works of craftsmanship and style. There was...More

Thank VinDivan
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I went there last Thursday, on the 83 bus from the Vieux Port. The museum is in an 18th century chateau, and one crosses a park with ornamental features to get to it. The building's exterior is plain but harmonious. The chateau was used by...More

Thank Alan M
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We really liked the Chateau and the collection. Good Porcelains, Tapestries, furniture and fashions. Special exhibit on Military uniforms' influences on fashion. Not crowded as it is a ways out of the center.

Thank cordyroy
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This house has been beautifully renovated to hold the museum. Information about each room is available in French, English, Italian and one other I can't remember, describing both the objects on display and what purpose the room would have had originally. The entrance fee (5...More

Thank Helen W
Reviewed 10 February 2017

The museum is actually called the museum of decorative art, earthenware and fashion. The collections used to be housed in campagne pastré ( a countryside style park near the eastern seaside end of Marseille ) before 2013. By decorative art, they mean furniture, textiles, ceramics...More

Thank 694michellev
Reviewed 23 December 2016

This museum is great for the flavours of the city and the region, and an important destination for an understanding of the arts that have been important here.

Thank Catalan66117
Reviewed 28 October 2016

This chateau has been beautifully renovated to house the Decorative Arts and Fashion museums formerly in other spots. The park in which its situated is also lovely and provides a lovely walk. The room installations are inventive and well done; some mix commissioned contemporary pieces...More

Thank NovaNYC
Reviewed 7 May 2016

This museum houses a very good collection of faience, well-dislpayed, in a lovely building. There are rarely many visitors as it is some distance from the center, so quite a pleasure. Don't miss the lovely formal gardens.

1  Thank Ruth K
Reviewed 7 April 2016

The family collection forms most of the displayed works, including a stunning early wallpaper. Take the 83 bus along the coast and have a walk through the park.

Thank Mike J
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