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El Jem Museum

Route de Sfax, El-Jem 345, Tunisia
+216 71 909 264
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Route de Sfax, El-Jem 345, Tunisia
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+216 71 909 264
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"roman villa"
in 23 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 17 reviews
"beautiful mosaics"
in 5 reviews
"little gem"
in 5 reviews
"will blow your mind"
in 3 reviews
"archaeological site"
in 2 reviews
"great collection"
in 2 reviews
"in perfect condition"
in 2 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 4 reviews
"public transport"
in 2 reviews
"artifacts"
in 11 reviews
"colosseum"
in 37 reviews
"rome"
in 19 reviews
"floor"
in 11 reviews
"remains"
in 11 reviews
"ruins"
in 9 reviews
"craftsmanship"
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Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

The El Jem museum provides a lovely counter point to the Amphitheatre. It provides a view into the people living in the area 1800 years ago. Beautiful mosaics and a reconstructed Roman villa give you an ability to feel what life was like.

Thank Matthew C
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Reviewed April 30, 2018

The El Jem Museum boasts an extraordinary mosaic collection comparable to those you would see if you visited Bardo.

Thank Damon W
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Reviewed April 7, 2018

It's not just mosaics! Although they are exceptional the entire place is worth walking around and taking in. Most features are described in Arabic, French and English. There could be more info but just soaking in the ambiance and admiring the craftsmanship is enough to...More

Thank Jeff T
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

You can probably say there is more mosaic in Bardo Museum but this place is different, quite special. Very nice building with interior courts, gardens and excellent display. The archeological site is well maintained and easy to access. It is a short walk, about 10...More

1  Thank Aqua_Uomo
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Reviewed January 21, 2018

An excellent well displayed, well documented, museum showcasing wonderful mosaics and featuring an imaginatively reconstructed Roman house.

1  Thank susanhipperson
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Reviewed January 15, 2018

Stunning collection of generally local mosaics and artifacts very well displayed and a reconstructed villa (albeit not quite the same challenge as Abu Simbel) to boot. Entrance fee included with the Coliseum ticket.

Thank chrisandsarahParis
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Reviewed December 4, 2017 via mobile

I can never get bored of visiting this wonderful place. It’s easy to get to by public transport from Sousse. It’s open every day and it’s cheap. The ticket even includes a second museum up the road which is well worth a visit.

3  Thank streakey
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Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

This is a perfect place to go in a tandem visit to the El Jem Amphitheatre which is also a must visit This admission cost is included in the cost of the ticket to the amphitheatre which is 10 TND (£3:00 Sterling for both combined...More

2  Thank badmintontim
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Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

El Jem is known for being the third largest coliseum in the world. It is the only one with a visitable underground. The little-known museum which is about 1 mile away will blow your mind away! There are mosaics in that museum that you will...More

2  Thank Elisabeth E
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Reviewed May 2, 2017

The museum was small and had mosaics from the villas located nearby. The mosaics had different topics, so it did not seem as if I looked at the same mosaic over and over again. The artifacts were not unusual or numerous, so they were viewed...More

1  Thank rob2269
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