Sousse Archaeological Museum

Sousse Archaeological Museum

Sousse Archaeological Museum
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Hagar38
Brighton, UK21 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2022
While the building looks massive the museum itself isn’t that big and takes about an hour and a half to look around. The museum is mainly mosaics but wow what a collection of mosaics, many that are very large and so many of which are complete. It only costs a few £s for admission and was well worth a few hours out of the sun.
Written September 25, 2022
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Glynis D
Hull, England, United Kingdom5 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Couples
Quite hard to find, we got a taxi in the end. Some excellent mosaics and tributes to young children who had died. Lots of pots in amazing condition, really brings the period to life. Highlight for me was a baptismal pool made from beautiful mosaic tiles and generally in excellent condition. Not particularly suitable for young children but good for older children who are studying the Romans.
Written February 23, 2020
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Connector660731
Novi Belgrade, Serbia4 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2022
An exceptionally rich museum of artifacts. There are many Roman mosaics, many of which are exceptionally well preserved. There are several sculptures of varying degrees of preservation, as well as other artifacts from the Roman era. Excellently presented exhibits.
Unfortunately, the museum is poorly maintained, so compared to 2013, when I first visited the museum, immediately after the reconstruction, today in 2022, many things in the building are damaged, dirty, some toilets are locked and inaccessible to the public. Despite everything, it's definitely worth a visit.
Written September 20, 2022
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Jeremy Y
Saint-Claude, Guadeloupe134 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 • Couples
The museum is a bit small but really interesting if you are into Roman archeology. The amount of mosaics on display is really stunning and at 10 dinars a ticket the price is quite reasonable. Infos are available in French, English and Arabic which is quite nice. On the plus side you can also visit the Kasba fortress with your ticket
Written July 16, 2022
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RicherTrips
Monterrey, Mexico4,233 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2022
It’s not big, but it’s full of treasures, mostly mosaics. They span from the 2nd century to the Byzantine times. Many of them are very well preserved and beautifully detailed.

Now I understand why so many geometrical mosaics have been left in situ in Douga or Thuburbo Majus: they’re absolutely simple compared with this works of art.

Since the Bardo Museum in Tunis has been closed for so long, this is the museum to visit in Tunisia.
Written February 15, 2022
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BHFanatico71
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2022
Beautiful place, worth seeing. During our visit there was not many people, so we had nice time enjoying mosaics from ancient times.
The garden and terrace is amazing. Constructed in a way that you feel the breeze although it was 37 C.
Definitely recomended.
Written September 17, 2022
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Pardubitzer
Pardubice, Czech Republic78 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2023 • Couples
A well-managed museum in the wonderful setting of a kasbah above the Susa medina. It exhibits unique, well-preserved ancient artifacts, everything is very clearly arranged and mostly well described. A certain disadvantage is that the objects in some halls are described only in Arabic and French. You can freely walk through the kasbah and enjoy the view of the city, or relax in the pleasant garden. This is an absolutely unique monument available for a few dinars.
Written October 7, 2023
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santpedor
Barcelona, Spain517 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
I'm not usually "into" museums but as we were with a group and this was on our agenda I decided to go . It is magnificent . The mosaics are absolutely stunning. I can honestly say I have never enjoyed a museum visit as much as this one. It is beautifully laid out and full of amazing pieces which you can even touch. Highly recommended.
Written February 23, 2023
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Lia L
11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
The museum is a spectacular building with vast layout and landscape. Mainly houses a large collection of the hadrument mosaics and some artefacts. The burial chambers are empty could do with placing prototypes for visitors to reimagine the ritual. The tower at the back is closed but you can climb steep steps adjacent to tomb antic and have a breathtaking panoramic view of the medina. The museum is quite empty when visited. No cafe or shop available. 10 tunis dinar entrance fee.
Written February 3, 2024
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Debbie F
Kirkby-in-Ashfield, UK35 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2013 • Family
You feel the history here just by walking through the doors, very friendly staff. 9 Dinar to get in and 1 dinar to take your camera in, I totally recommend the extra. It is by far the most extensive collection of mosaics I have ever seen, most date back to the 1st century AD. There is also a big collection of pottery and artefacts that really bring the history alive.

At the end a guy does try and take you to the catacombs (for a fee), but a simple but firm no and he will not hassle you.

We are in the Hotel Marhaba and taxi cost us 5 dinar, bit of an hair raising journey though.
Written May 21, 2013
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