Pharaoh, Osiris and the Mummy: Ancient Egypt

Pharaon, Osiris et la momie : l'Egypte ancienne
Pharaon, Osiris et la momie : l'Egypte ancienne
Pharaon, Osiris et la momie : l'Egypte ancienne
Pharaon, Osiris et la momie : l'Egypte ancienne
Pharaon, Osiris et la momie : l'Egypte ancienne


The Musée Granet has one of the biggest collections of Ancient Egyptian art. There are over 150 outstanding items, alongside some major pieces on loan from the Louvre. The exceptional 5-month exhibition features major pieces such as bas-reliefs from the Great Pyramid of Giza, several excellent tablets, a sarcophagus and its mummy, the extraordinary mummified Nile monitor and, among other huge items, the royal colossus of the Ramses pharaoh dynasty. The exhibition will feature several digital devices, suitable for all ages and exploring major Egyptian themes. The visit will be rounded off with Ubisoft's "Assassin's Creed" game to play on consoles. Private collectors and prestigious museums including those of Glasgow, Copenhagen and Turin will also be lending items to the Musée Granet for the exhibition. Reconstruction of a pharaoh's tomb.

With the City Pass

Admission to the Musée Granet and Granet XXe is free on presentation of your City Pass. It gives access to the permanent collection and to temporary exhibitions - offer valid for one admission during the period of validity of your Pass. With a dual admission ticket, you should go to the Musée Granet ticket office before going to the Granet XXe.

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Useful Information

September 19th to 2021 February 14th / Tuesday to Sunday - 12pm till 6pm (from June 2nd - 10am till 7pm


Entrance between €6.00 and €8.00
✘ Full price 8 euros
✘ Reduced price 6 euros
✘ Free admission to the museum every first Sunday of each month.

✘ Free access with the City Pass Aix-en-Provence.

✘ Summer Pass Museum : This 15-euro Pass allows admission to all Aixois municipal museums from 21 June to 13 October 2019 :
▶ Musée du Vieil Aix
▶ Musée Granet / Collection Jean Planque
▶ Musée des Tapisseries
▶ Musée du Pavillon de Vendôme

Terms of tariffs :
Reduced: apprentices under 25, disabled people and their companion upon presentation of a disability card issued by a Departmental Home for Disabled Persons (MDPH), visually and hearing impaired, and for purchases in numbers from 15 paying visitors, full price ticket holders of less than 6 months from the Museum of Civilization in Europe and the Mediterranean (MuCEM, Marseille) and Camoin during the exhibition (June 11 - October 2) :
Holders of a full-fare ticket and the International Piano Festival Cadenet 2016.

Free : under 18, under 26 students, unemployed of long duration (from 6 months), RSA beneficiaries (on presentation of proof of less than 3 months), minimum pension holders, card holders Ministry of Culture, members of Icom, Icomos, AGCCPF, regional, national and international journalists/lecturers, group leaders, members of the association of "Friends of the Granet museum Teachers and students of the School of Art of Aix-en-Provence, cardholders Aix-Marseille University Culture, City Pass Aix-en-Provence.

Access Granet XXe‘s Jean Planque collection included.

Type of event

temporary exhibition

Facilities, Services and Conditions


  • Public car park