Thirty years after its creation, Marseille’s Musée d’Histoire was entirely renovated and reopened at the end of 2013. Today, the light-filled exhibition halls are flanked by large picture windows. Each one overlooks the ruins of the city’s Port Antique in the garden outside. Displays include the remains of vast Roman ships, constructed in oak between the sixth and the second centuries BC, as well as a scale model of the pont à transbordeur, an impressive bridge over the Vieux Port that was destroyed in World War II. Note that almost all of the exhibits’ explanations are in French only.