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Musee de la Legion Etrangere

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Interesting visit

Spent about an hour here and found it very interesting. There was a guide in English which was just... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2018
via mobile

Firstly I was impressed by the friendly staff(all serving Legionnaires). Secondly , I was... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Gravesend, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Spent about an hour here and found it very interesting. There was a guide in English which was just as well as all the information in the museum was in French but it the exhibits were pretty self explanatory. The museum was staffed by legionnaires...More

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

Firstly I was impressed by the friendly staff(all serving Legionnaires). Secondly , I was pleasantly surprised that entry was free. Finally, this museum is excellent. I visited with some friends who are not history buffs like me, so I was somewhat concerned. However independently they...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

This is a beautifully laid out museum which shows the Legion from its conception to the modern day. Interactive display explaining the battle of Camerone

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank antoryno
Reviewed 10 March 2018

I live around this museum so I come here several times. each time I recommend friend and family to visit here. It is small but excellent museum about the history of French Foreign Legion.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank syisunny
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Don't get me wrong its still good but I've been to this museum several times now and.... I can't put my finger on it.... it's always left me a tad hungry... Don't let me put you off! Its well laid out, has loads of interesting...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank steve c
Reviewed 28 June 2016

They even sell their own wine. Good bookshop. Take your time because there is a lot to see and to read.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Patrick G
Reviewed 6 May 2016

My husband has a great interest in all things military so when our cruise ship docked in Marseilles we hired a taxi which took us some distance out of the city to the museum. Well worth a visit if you are interested in military history,...More

Date of experience: April 2016
5  Thank Caryn W
Reviewed 5 November 2015

Unless you have a particular interest, this free museum may not be worth going very far out of your way to see, especially if you don't read French. Hours are not posted-they completely close for lunch (I believe 12-2) where even the gates to the...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank eeplebneesta
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Aubagne is the birth place of this very famous military unit and therefore there is so much information stored in this lovely museum that it is definitely worth a visit. All of the information is in French (with small parts translated into English) but you...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank Emma B
Reviewed 3 May 2015

A very modern and interesting museum, with plenty to see. Lots of mannekins wearing different Legion uniforms over the years, and many weapons on display. Would have appreciated English translation for most of the captions to the displays.

Date of experience: April 2015
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22 June 2016|
Response from Caryn W | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so not unless the dog is a guide dog for a blind person