Conference "The artificial reefs of the Prado in Marseille"

European Heritage Days 2023

©Ville de Marseille

«The artificial reefs of the Prado» conference, by the Direction de la Mer of the City of Marseille and the scientists partners of the operation. In 2008, the City of Marseille submerged 400 artificial reefs in the Bay of Prado. Since then, regular follow-ups are carried out by scientists to assess the success of the operation. This conference will focus on the latest results.

About the venue

Palais Longchamp (Aile droite) 13004 Marseille
  • Musée de France
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  • Musée, salle d'exposition
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  • Lieu de culture, spectacles, sports et loisirs
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  • Monument historique

Created in 1819, this year the Natural History Museum of Marseilles celebrates its 200 years and the 150 years of its installation at the Palais Longchamp inaugurated in 1869\. This double anniversary is an opportunity to rethink the Museum’s permanent exhibition spaces in the context of the 21st century to offer visitors a resolutely contemporary vision of the natural heritage. This overhaul of the museum’s first-level rooms combined with enhanced maintenance work on the interior of the building will result in the closure of the Museum’s rooms until October 18, 2019. Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday: 9am to 6pm. Closed weekly on Mondays, except Easter Mondays and Pentecost Mondays. Closed on 1 January, 1 May, 1 and 11 November, 25 and 26 December. Rates: Free for young people under 18 years, disabled and an accompanying person, leisure center without accommodation (CLSH), school, unemployed and beneficiary of the RSA... Reduced rate for people over 65, group purchases of more than 15

Access: Metro 1 Cinq-Avenues – Longchamp – Tram 2 Longchamp – bus 81