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Museum Dar Essid

Address: 65 rue du Remparts Nord Medina, Sousse, Tunisia
Phone Number: 73 220 529
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Ranked #3 of 21 things to do in Sousse
Type: Museums
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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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139 reviews 139 reviews
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88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

You can get around this small museum in about 10 minutes, and that's experiencing just about everything. Its worth it though and cheap too

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We tried to gain entrance to this small museum after reading about it in The Lonely Planet Guide book ( an excellent book ) but found it closed but as I really wanted to see it we returned later and found it open so I can only assume that it closes for lunch The entry cost is 4 dinar. This... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This is a gem. Its a beautifully preserved house giving real insight into the life of a wealthy family in Sousse over many generations. Its quite small so won't take that long to go around. Our kids (5 and 8) thought it was fascinating. Great views of the medina from the roof. Very inexpensive.

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

great museum tucked away in medina by the walls. 4 dinar entry with 1 charge for photos. great tower to walk up with stunning views. could easy spend an hour here.

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London, United Kingdom
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8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

It is a beautiful house that you get to wander around for as little as 4 dinar each. With items dating from 300 years ago, a high tower with a good view and an interesting information sheet in your language. Also finding it is really easy as there are many signs pointing you towards it, just inside the wall of... More 

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Hove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Well worth a visit. An amazing collection of textiles and patterns in this lovingly kept traditional home. Very inspiring for the creatives. Amazing views of the medina and Sousse from the roof too.

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London
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5 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Gorgeous tiles and tortoises in the courtyard. While away half an hour in this lovely little traditional house - we went on a drizzly day and had the place to ourselves.

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Runcorn, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Hi going in July how will i find this place please never been to Sousse before. Would really like to go and see this place.

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Dundee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Lady on Ticket desk very helpful and offered an info sheet, on the house in English. Lovely to be able to look at how a family had lived in Sousse. Opportunity to walk up the Tower and look over the medina.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

An easy way to spend a couple of hours it was really a magical place. The house is a fascinating insight into the lifestyle of the time and there is a little cafe on the roof although extremely windy and cool when we went up. Dirt cheap to get in they provide a translated info sheet. Some of the exhibits... More 

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