About Toulon National Maritime Museum
The Toulon National Maritime Museum (Musée national de la Marine à Toulon) is an historical and naval museum in the city of Toulon.
Toulon has long been home to a naval base and the Toulon National Maritime Museum is housed in a former naval arsenal, one of the city’s few remnants to have survived World War II.
Inside the Toulon National Maritime Museum, visitors can learn about the development of this historic port and the events which have taken place there, including the 1793 recapture of the port from the British by Napoleon Bonaparte. There are also a series of models of old ships as well as real ones, some dating back to the seventeenth century.
The Marseille History Museum chronicles the city’s history including artefacts from ancient Greek and Roman times.
Fort Saint Nicholas was built in the seventeenth century to quell an uprising in Marseille.
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