How to contact us ?
Tel : +33 (0) 491 055 900
Fax : +33 (0) 491 621 190
Laboratoire d’Astrophysique de Marseille
Pôle de l’Étoile Site de Château-Gombert
38, rue Frédéric Joliot-Curie
13388 Marseille cedex 13
Directory and emails:
The LAM directory is available here. Email addresses are firstname.lastname AT lam.fr
(generic email address : contact at lam.fr)
How to come to LAM ?
Find us on Google map.
Find us on Via-Michelin.
By metro and bus:
Metro line 1 : terminus La Rose ; then take the BUS n°B3b on the right at the exit of the metro towards Technopôle de Château Gombert, and get off at the stop Technopôle Centrale Marseille. It is also possible to take line 11 at the terminus, and get off at Joliot-Curie.
Go to the RTM website for maps and timetables for metro and bus
Parking: the building has a parking lot with 164 spaces.
Access: from Marseille, there are many signs indicating the technopole.
For deliveries (large volumes):
access will be via the north access of the building, 4 rue Enrico Fermi.
What to do when arriving at LAM ?
You should present yourself at the entrance desk, so that your host can welcome you (there is no “free visits” at LAM, and you should be in contact with someone before actually coming to LAM). Your host should indicate you the opening/closing time, and should stay with you during your visit.
Where to meet?
Our meetings rooms are :
- Floor 0 :
- Amphithéâtre 90 seats
- Gassendi 12 seats
- Sugiton 12 seats
- Floor 1:
- Lavande (25 seats)
- Romarin (20 seats)
- Floor 2:
- Mistral (25 seats)
- Tramontane (20 seats)
- Floor 0 :
- Call for help dialling 15 or 112
- call the reception by pressing “9” on a laboratory phone, or calling the 04 91 05 59 00.
- cal 6789 from a laboratory phone to call for local rescuers
In case of fire:
- Call fire department dialling 18 or 112
- Exit calmly and join the meeting point in the parking
- On hearing the sound signal : follow your guest and join the meeting point
- In case of fire, breath air as low as possible
The building is equipped with a defibrillator: it is located on the ground floor near the reception. There is no need for prior training to use a defibrillator in case of need.
Where to eat/Where to sleep when visiting LAM?
The cafeteria in the lobby of the building has three microwave ovens, a fridge (please do not forget anything inside), dishes (which should be cleaned), a food dispenser (sandwiches/sweets), a drinks dispenser, a coffee machine and a water fountain.
For accommodation in the vicinity of the LAM, see this page. It may be more convenient to find accommodations down-town Marseille and come by metro/bus.
For food and drink in the vicinity of the LAM, see this page.