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Guellala Museum

BP 102 4155 Guellala, Djerba Island, Tunisia
00 216 75 76 11 17
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Type: Museums
Owner description: Built in 2001, this art museum boasts a fine collection of pottery and a round observation tower...
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Type: Museums
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: Built in 2001, this art museum boasts a fine collection of pottery and a round observation tower, excellent for viewing the sunset.
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Carthage, Tunisia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This place surprised me. While the dioramas are at times amusing, overall the exhibits are interesting and the building itself is lovely.

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Djerba has tried to make a museum, but it is more a tourist attraction. I think the better stuff is elswhere to find in Tunesia. It is up on a hill, wich is nice for a good view around the area.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This is a museum all about Djerba, how different industries work, and about the marriage ceremony in Djerba- not to be missed!!! The staff are so helpful and friendly, despite not having good English. The museum is great - we learnt lots and found it very interesting. The live camels was a nice touch and helped us understand more -... More 

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Peso da Régua
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8 reviews 8 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

It gives us a general perspective of the most important of the Djerbien day life. It's very well cared.

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Budapest, Hungary
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This museum has the best location ever on this island. In a lovely village, on the top of the hill, in a beautiful building. View on basically everything nearby including the sea. The exhibition leads you through the history and traditions of the island, very well organized rooms, and interesting artifacts. DO NOT MISS IT! The old camel outside is... More 

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Almada, Portugal
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Placed inside a wonderful building and containing a wonderful interior this place offers a trip over tunisian habits and costumes. By visiting this place you well get a different view over Djerba since it is located on one of Djerba highest spots.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

What can I say about this museum that has not already been said? Firstly the entrance fee was 6 dinar, at the time of my visit the dinar was 2.63 to the £ so it was one of the cheapest museum's I have visited (apart from free one's!) less than £2.30 it was also an excellent museum. Most of the... More 

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Surrey, UK
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7 reviews 7 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

A couple of other reviews have mentioned this in passing but this visit was ruined by the discovery of the live camel in a cave, turning a recreated olive oil press, without even any olives. All the other exhibits are wax works and depict traditional ceremonies and clothing, with a strong emphasis on marriage. There are English translations of each... More 

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bristol UK
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

This shows all aspects of Berber life using room settings with models. The costumes were brilliant and the museum was in a lovely setting.

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Tunis, Tunisia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Designed with care to tell the story of traditional ways of life. The exhibits themselves were not the main attraction for me - the building is stunning, with courtyards and flowers all over. The view is great and it is a lovely way to pass a few hours learning about the culture. Recommended.

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