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Address: Byrsa Hill, Carthage 2016, Tunisia
Phone Number: 1/34 10 77

This museum presents artifacts from two thousand years ago, when Carthage...

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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Roman Ruins

Well worth a visit, it will surprise you exactly how big this building was, unfortunately all that is left is the underground heating system - it's also adjacent to their... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 19, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On self guided tour of ruins and area. Read in tour book that it was worth a peek. It is. Cost is 10dinar and the area is well signed. Guides are available for donation. Good display of various artifacts of different cultures that occupied area.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

I have visited this Museum many times and you can find all Tunisian history in there. You should give it a try.

1 Thank Linda B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

Included in many tours, or accessible by taxi from Tunis, this is a place I would recommend to anyone interested in ancient ruins. I have visited this site on 3 occasions and I would go again. Wonderful views over the gulf of Tunis, fabulous displays. There are other sites connected to this area - the baths and more.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

There's some pretty cool mosaics here, but if you're mosaic-ed out, I'd recommend skipping...BUT. Do go to the grounds--from the outside of the museum you get AMAZING views of the city! Also, the parking lot is full of souvenir vendors. If you're looking for Carthage souvenirs, this is your bet.

1 Thank Jsleos
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

It's about 1500 sq foot museum it's got some artefacts but I didn't find the information supplied helpful at all, I would like to read more about what we were watching, but no one there again to help or ask, a lot more information required

Thank D4hda
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

Well worth a visit, it will surprise you exactly how big this building was, unfortunately all that is left is the underground heating system - it's also adjacent to their presidential palace so the grounds are patrolled by soldiers

1 Thank Gary150769
Torun, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

While living for a few months I was exploring the area of the Great Tunis. Carthage is one of the closest attractions. The Carthage Museum is one of three major places that are worth visiting here. I have spent there a few hours rambling through ruins of Roman buildings, antic statues, and many other great things. Going through this place... More 

1 Thank MLMaj
Christiana, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Fantastic history at Byrsa Hill, Carthage .Awesome view overlooking Tunis. Amazing monuments and ruins.If you love history this is a definite must!!

1 Thank Kandy M
Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

If visiting Tunis and Carthage to explore, see and experience the great past of Tunisian ancient history, you must include the Carthage Museum. Make yourself prepared by bring a guidebook as the information in english is sparse. E.g. on the first floor of the museum building itself, only a very few tables offered an english explanation. Outside you were left... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Worth going to see. Lots of great artifacts and the view is spectacular. You can take as long as you'd like to really see everything. There is also a cathedral attached that you can visit.

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