Famous Museums in Toulon

The museums in Toulon give the very essence of its citizens and rich culture. If you are looking for something deeper and more meaningful, head to the museums in city. Explore the cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical side of Toulon with these museums.
We have curated a variety of the best and free museums in city, besides the usual arts or historical ones. Explore and engage yourself with the wonders of science at the museum of science in Toulon. Get fascinated by the exceptional stories of heroes at war museums or memorials. You can go wow with your kids at the Natural history museums or enjoy some time at children's museums in Toulon.
Check out this list for an entertaining and enlightening trip to the museums in Toulon.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in Toulon:

  1. Musee National De La Marine Toulon

    Museum

    This historical and naval museum presents exhibits showcasing the development of the Toulon Port. Most of the collection revolves around model ship of vessels from the 16th, 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. Other than that the highlights are: Naval painting Naval weaponry and uniforms Marine instruments The imperial canoe of Napolean Exhibits on Toulon’s role of power in the Franco-Russian...Read more
  2. Museum D'histoire Naturelle De Toulon Et Du Var

    Natural History Museum

    Displaying about 75000 items, this museum exhibits anthropological, zoological, geological, archaeological and botanical specimens. As most of the items are reserved for research, not all of the collection is made available to visitors. The institution itself is quite old – it was established in 1888. In recent decades, the museums collection have begun to focus increasingly on Provence a...Read more
  3. Musee D'art

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    Musee D'art

    Art Museum

    Housed in a beautiful 19th century building, this museum serves up a wonderful collection of archaeological objects, 19th and 20th century paintings, and photographs. The highlights are as follows: Paintings by provence artists such as Paul Guigou, Auguste Aiguier, Felix Ziem, Monticelli Adolphe and Courdouan Vincent. A collection of Realist and Minimalist style paintings. About 400 photograph...Read more
  4. Musee Des Arts Asiatiques

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    Musee Des Arts Asiatiques

    Museum

    The Far East, India, Tibet and Southeast Asia – these were the areas visited by Toulonnaise sailors of old, and from here they purchased and acquired a rich collection of cultural artefacts. These artefacts have now been brought to this museum. Highlights include: A collection of 473 Japanese, Chinese, Indian and Tibetan coins Sculptures used in decoration in Buddhist temples Chines Vase...Read more
  5. Musee Du Vieux Toulon

    Museum, History Museum

    The building in which this museum is located is the old Bishop’s palace – a fitting location. The museum mostly contains works of art and objects covering various aspects - social, economic, military, religious or cultural – of Toulon’s history. There are three rooms: The Historic Hall – Two models of the old city The Scared Art room – Two terracotta Pierre ...Read more
  6. La Maison De La Photographie

    Art Museum, Art Gallery, Arts And Crafts, Photo Gallery

    The House of Photography was founded in continuation of the work collection of Marie-Claude Beaud and of Toulonnaises photographers Helen and Rachel Theret. Currently there are about 400 works on display. The museum also functions as a launch board for aspiring young photographers. The same building also hosts the Toulon Museum of Figurnes – it is a small but interesting exhibit. Check it...Read more
  7. Musee Jean Aicard Paulin Bertrand

    Museum, Educational Site, Specialty Museum

    Housed in a classic Provencal building, in a pretty six hectares park, the building (also called La Villa des Lauriers Roses) gives insight into the life of Jean Aicard– indeed, Jean Aicard lived here. He was a celebrated poet and an academician, but he also found the talent to design this place. Inside the house, most of the objects on display bear witness to the man’s life and per...Read more
  8. Voie Communale Sommet du Faron, 83200 Toulon, France
    Museum