LE MUSEE DU MASQUE DE FER ET DU FORT ROYAL
Discover the famous prison where the Man in the Iron Mask was held captive during the time of Louis XIV. The painter Jean Le Gac suggests a cell by cell route evoking the memory of places and men.
In Roman cisterns, the museum presents archaeological finds from the area. Excavations of the island and the sea in the surrounding areas have bestowed relics of 1st century murals, remains of the contents of a roman shipwreck from 1BC and those of a Saracen wreck from the 10th century to the museum. The Maritime Museum (Musée de la Mer) will be closed on Mondays and on December 24th, 25th, 31st 2013 & January 1st 2014.
Open everyday excepted mondays