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Sousse Archaeological Museum

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Roman meuseum

This was def one of the best roman museums that I have ever seen. Really nice place, lots to see... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
samiexplorer
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Nelson, United Kingdom
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GOOD FOR MOSAICS

If you like mosaics, then this is the place for you! Amazing examples of intact Roman era beautiful... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2018
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Ave du Marshal Tito, Sousse 4000, Tunisia
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All reviews roman mosaics century ad nice collection entry fee french and english each month must visit place walk around take photos within the walls the main road cardo medusa exhibits tunisia information medina
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Not much to see here but worth the visit. Lots of Roman Mosaic which I'm sure will be of interest to art lovers but unfortunately I found it very samey

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was def one of the best roman museums that I have ever seen. Really nice place, lots to see. The building used to be an ex prison, later converted to museum. It was really worth to pay to see this place. Absolutely gigantic mosaics...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank samiexplorer
Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

If you like mosaics, then this is the place for you! Amazing examples of intact Roman era beautiful mosaics. I just hope they're being preserved correctly as they've all been removed from their original locations! Well worth a visit tho.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank vickpeeewiefin
Reviewed 21 November 2018

This museum is just above the medina and from the garden you can have a look to the city. This museum is very interesting and has a very nice display of roman mosaics well preserved and of potteries and old oil lamps from the christic...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 852sabinet
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

This museum concentrates on Carthaginian, Roman and Byzantine artefacts mostly in the form of mosaics. The main items on show are the Roman indicating the artistry of mosaic manufacture.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jin6x
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Mostly a display of Roman mosaics, with a few statues and some steles. Would have been interesting to have a bit more information about Sousse and life as a Roman and later citizens. It would be nice to be able to ascend the walls, though...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank clarer288
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Situated within the walls at the top of the medina, 9 dinars to get in and then one dinar if you wish to take photographs. All mosaic pictures and pottery and sculpture displays have informative information plaques in both french and english. Mosaics are very...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gelascotland
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Firstly, you will be more than happy with the museum location. It is on the top of Sousse Medina, within the Medina's walls (Sousse Medina was built in 11 century AD) and overlooks the Medina, part of the city and the sea. It houses the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Sousse museum located next to the media and its catacombs reach a far way place is known for its mosaics which are unique in the world. The museum is at the heart of the tourist city Sousse Tunisia, the visit is free for students and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank FethyGroupleader
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Got there and there was a charge of 9 denars each (roughly £2.50 each) which was fine. V hot day but some Aircon and the displays were very interesting, though far too much writing on some and could have been spread out more! You couldn’t...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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26 February 2015|
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Response from Monck | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is a new museum all up to date with wheelchair access.
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25 January 2015|
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Response from bechir m | Reviewed this property |
About 45 mn from hammamet to sousse
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bmbellmini
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Response from Monck | Reviewed this property |
91.5 K Just over an hour worth the visit
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