Musée Balaguier

Built in 1634, and reinforced by Vauban, this gun tower was used to protect the Toulon harbour when it crossed swords with the Royale Tower


Since 1970 the fort has mainly been a naval museum focusing on the local maritime history, the Toulon prison and convict life. Listed with the Inventory of Historic Monuments since 1973.
Possibility of guided visits for groups.


  • Bad weather alternative
  • History
  • Military
  • Maritime history

Spoken languages

  • French


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Comfort / services

  • Picnic area
  • Toilets
  • Car park
  • Coach parking
  • Educational visits
  • Guided tours


Adult: from 3 €
Child (18 years): from 2 €.

Free entry for children < 5 years.


All year round, daily.
Closed exceptionally on 18/07, 19/07, 20/07, 21/07 and 22/07.