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Guellala Museum

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Address: Djerba Island, Tunisia
Phone Number: 00 216 75 76 11 17
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Built in 2001, this art museum boasts a fine collection of pottery and a...

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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A real image of old Tunisia. I strongly recommend the visit. It is so authentic, it sends shovers down your spine... the wedding celebrations, the circumcision ceremony, the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A real image of old Tunisia. I strongly recommend the visit. It is so authentic, it sends shovers down your spine... the wedding celebrations, the circumcision ceremony, the traditional costumes...and the whole atmosphere is phenomenal. Given the chance, I would love to go back there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting to visit and have a glimpse of history of Djerba Island. A lot of facts and figures inside, kids can have a free ride on a Camel too (short but nice).

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Thank Iheb B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Very good museum, with many history, many things to see about people of Djerba. Need pay 2 dinars to take pictures.

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Thank Carolina R
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

I think the museum staff can do much better in maintaining the artifacts they have on display. Most things were covered with dust. It has been a dusty day but continuous regular maintenance is badly needed to preserve the collection. I think some art students could do a good job in this museum, as a study project.

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Thank Ines S
Tunis Governorate, Tunisia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Great place created by a bunch of local citizens who wanted to collect different Djerbian traditions in one location. Includes marriage habits, symbolism of these habits, arts, clothing, religion, architecture..

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Thank Marouen D
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

AMAZING, the sounds, the music and dress traditions made me feel like i was living in it, by stages.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

I liked this museum as it had different types of displays. Rather than an art museum, it was a cultural museum where they had window displays showing the different customs and rituals of the Berbers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Amazing collections of traditional attires and craft work in a perfect djerbian style architecture. Several rooms are simply fantatic and count not lesds than two hours to visit it thoroughly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Visited this big building on one from local peaks of Djerba Island (around 50 m) You can raw help to Djerba tourism! This museum is spectacularly built for foreign visitors and it is oriented on many styles of Djerba life. The presentation is made by statues and statues and sometime (by underground well) You can meat really man with her... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This is an interesting museum, but needs seriously updating. Very old fashioned manequinns which look like they've seen better days. Not every exhibit has an English translation. Visited as part of an organised day trip and would have been a little disappointed if i'd just vistied this museum.

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