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Museum Dar Essid

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Address: 65 rue du Remparts Nord Medina, Sousse, Tunisia
Phone Number: 73 220 529
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TUNISIAN TREASURE

all what you see and find in this museum has been used by the owner. which give life to all the existing articles and pieces

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Sousse, Tunisia
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Sousse, Tunisia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

all what you see and find in this museum has been used by the owner. which give life to all the existing articles and pieces

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Wow loved this place! Went in Ramadan and we were the only people there. It was very well kept and amazing to see how the man who owned this house lived. Very romantic and plush in here. I found it facinating to learn about the different rooms and how they lived here. The roof terrace is a nice escape from... More 

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Sousse, Tunisia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Was there several times, very interesting area to see, how the Bay of Sousse lived with his family, just 50years ago. Very special flair, nice and polite owners. Great view above Sousse. You can get a small explaining flyer at the entrance, which I would recommend to understand what you see. Really worth going. Take your time and dip into... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

For what you pay? It is a great deal. It is chock a block full of artifacts. You get a good sense of how people actually lived and carried on their lives.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Although a small museum visit highly recommended. Staff at entrance ever so helpful and also invited us to look round the main building which is still being renovated.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We really enjoyed our visit! The interior of this place is amazing, the time work is beautiful and is a gorgeous place to walk round! There is a cafe at the top of the museum and although it was closed when we were there the views and shady area is a lovely place for having rest from the heat. All... More 

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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

This was the first museum we found in Sousse, I almost wish we'd found it last as none of the others seemed as good! Great value for money and well worth paying the extra dinar to take photos it's a traditional middle class Tunisian home, we were given a guide sheet (available in a variety of languages) which was helpful... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

This is a nice museum for you to see 'How they used to live' and at a cost of 4 Dinars (around £1:32 GBP per person) it is very reasonable. Ask for a sheet in your preferred language - I had English, which gives you a brief description of each room and some of the objects and their provenance etc.... More 

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Berkeley, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Well worth searching out and looking around, tiny so only takes a few minutes but really interesting

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Bournemouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Fascinating insight into a middle class Tunisian home in the early 20th century. Packed with interesting items with an informative fact sheet supplied. Make sure you climb to the top of the tower ( a bit difficult ) for magnificent views over the Medina and out to sea. Highly recommended.

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