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This museum presents artifacts from two thousand years ago, when Carthage competed with Rome for military and cultural dominance. The Romans burned and pillaged the Phoenician city in 146 BC.
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You can visit the grounds of, and ruins around the museum which itself is c l osed for renovations but you can pay the entry (also good for all the sites) and visit the ruins around the museum, but there are not interesting.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed July 29, 2019

The museum was closed for renovation on the date of our visit (June 2019), so we paid the entrance ticket just to walk around the yard, where there is nothing really impressive to see. Just a few fragments of stone walls, fragments of mosaics, fragments...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank zuv
Reviewed April 18, 2019 via mobile

Entrance is included as part of the 12tnd ticket for all 8 of the main sites. Unfortunately, the museum was closed for renovation but the outside areas were still worth seeing especially for the impressive views of the city.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank YunusM364
Reviewed March 25, 2019 via mobile

Me and my wife went on this tour a private tour for only £40 each through the hotel reception. it was extremely good value. ful day with Carthage sidi bou said and Tunis. best time ever. museum itself was closed but the ticket includes every...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank waheedz_13
Reviewed February 15, 2019

You will want to go here to collect your ticket to see the 6-8 sights where you can see more remains of Carthage. The Museum grounds have some pieces and archeological digs, but the best part is the view down to the ancent harbour. From...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank David B
Reviewed January 13, 2019

If you are planning your trip it's helpful to know that the actual museum is currently closed. However, the ticket covers all 6 or 8 sites in Carthage, so still well worth it. The Bardo Museum is open if you want to see more mosaic...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Michael L
Reviewed January 11, 2019

This was part of a package tour including Sidi Bou Said and Tunis. I would happily have forgone the other 2 and spent the day wandering around these ruins and the Antonian Baths down below. Plenty to see and if the weather is nice ;-)...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 665davea
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

I think the actual museum will be "renovated" yet for a long time, but the views from the outdoor complex are outstanding. You can see Tunis, and also Sidi Bou Said on the other side.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MartinG1984
Reviewed September 25, 2018

Carthage National Museum is a national museum in Byrsa, Tunisia. The museum sits atop Byrsa Hill, in the heart of the city of Carthage. Lots of history of this historic place and its impact in our civilization.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Gureni L
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Arriving in May, I was hoping to visit as many sites as I could in one day around Carthage, and while the cathedral next to the museum was open, the museum itself was closed. What was bizarre though is a man was still charging a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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