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Bardo Museum

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Address: Le Bardo, Tunis 2000, Tunisia
Phone Number: 216-1-513-650
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Description: Spectacular Roman mosaics are the high point of this museum.

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Wonderfully renovated, totally secure, sadly empty

Much has changed here since 2009, and another Islamic Museum next door is set to reopen before long. The Bardo is tops for Roman mosaics, with a small but impressive collection... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Brookline, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Much has changed here since 2009, and another Islamic Museum next door is set to reopen before long. The Bardo is tops for Roman mosaics, with a small but impressive collection of Qallaline pottery and tiles and a high-class miscellany of classical and Islamic art.

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Tunis, Tunisia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

You really need a good guide to make you travel across 3000 years of rich civilizations that ruled this tiny but great country. From prehistoric finds, you move to Phoenician times, Carthage, Roman era then Byzantines and Vandals to a complete change after the Arabs came to Tunisia in mid-seventh century. Rich mosaics, statues, sculptures, tiles, ceramics and artifacts of... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This was the same museam that sadly there was an attack earlier this year that killed over 23 people. Outside the entrance you can see those killed, their names ands ages which is surreal. However don't let this put you off! This is a very interesting museam full of original mosaic and they now have security everywhere. Would recommend it... More 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This museum had the most excellent mosaics and historical artifacts from Ancient Rome and great historical information about the history of Carthage. It is well organized and very manageable in two-three hours as an independent traveler.

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West Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Bardo was better than expected. Mosaic collection is second to none. New section does great job of displaying them uncluttered. Poignant reminder of the attacks with memorial out front and bullet damaged cases and room. Very sad.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

My visit to the Bardo was just a few weeks after the terrible acts that happened there. The museum had just reopened and I can not imagine a visit to Tunis without stopping here. The quality and quantity of mosaics is incredible. From the small samples to the incredible wall-sized displays, they tell the story of the history of the... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

You must see this museum. There are unbelievable roman and arabic beautiful stuff and arts there. Amazing!

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Oberlin, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This museum houses the largest collection of Rom, an mosaics in the world, very well displayed and lit, of incredible lifelikeness - unlike less refined mosaics, many of the ppl or Gods depicted in the best works have actual personalities and you feel you can sense their emotions as in photos taken by an expert portraitist. We are not talking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is a world class museum. I visited it before the terrorist attack so I'm not sure what all was damaged in the attack but it is worth seeing. If you have an interest in ancient history then this is a must-see. Lots of Roman, Carthaginian, and Mediterranean history. The main attraction is the mosaic collection, very impressive overall.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I was impressed with this museum, plenty to see and showed lots of history. Glad I visited before the troubles started. Nice photo opportunities.

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Address: Le Bardo, Tunis 2000, Tunisia
Phone Number: 216-1-513-650
Location: Africa  >  Tunisia  >  Tunis Governorate  >  Tunis

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