Featured works

Discover a selection of major essential works of the museum.

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Works of art and precious objects accompany models and models of frigates and galleys, battleships and liners, or arsenals machines. Discover a selection of the main essential works of the museum.

  • Steamer Jouffroy Abbans, model and machine model, 1784
  • Imperial canoe Napoleoner 2015.
  • Preparatory work at the scene of the grand salon of the first class of the liner Normandie, wall panel glass, metal decoration (gold and silver) and painting on the reverse, 1934
  • Glory, Armored frigate, 1859
  • The crew dinner, Julien Le Blant (1851-1930)
  • Le Louis XV, Model of a ship cannon 110 before 1720
  • Le Paraguay, Construction model of a mixed ship propeller of the Chargers Society Gathered Around 1888
  • stern ornaments of the galley "Reale"
  • Inside the port of Marseille, Joseph Vernet (1714 - 1789) 1754
  • Toulon visit of President Loubet to the French and Italian fleets, April 10 1901Felix Ziem (1821-1911) 1901

Steamer Jouffroy Abbans

Model built by Jouffroy to be presented to the Academy of Science, it is exposed in Paris

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wall tile

Preparatory work decor of the living room of the Normandie 1ères classes, shown in Paris.

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The dinner of the crew

Subject rarely shown, it allows to observe the everyday sailor, the picture is exhibited in Paris.

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Glory

First armored frigate in the world, it is exposed in Paris.

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The Louis XV

iconic of the largest vessels in the late eighteenth that housed the command of the squadron, exhibited in Paris.

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Paraguay

Ship mixed it carried passengers and goods to the Americas. Presentation in Paris.

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stern ornaments of the galley "Reale"

At the head of the fleet of galleys of France is the most richly decorated. Exhibited in Paris.

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Toulon visit of President Loubet, Félix Ziem (1821-1911)

Largest painting Ziem known to date, confirms the appointment of the artist in the body of Navy painters. Presentation in Paris.

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Inside the port of Marseille, Joseph Vernet

The 27 September 1753 Louis XV command Vernet series Ports of France, he starts 16 October. Exhibited in Paris

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