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Carthage Museum

Byrsa Hill, Carthage 2016, Tunisia
1/34 10 77
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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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Byrsa Hill, Carthage 2016, Tunisia
1/34 10 77
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As I mention in the title, this place has many interesting exhibits but it has few display boards in English. Fine if you speak French or Arabic, and most people who go there probably would. I used my phone to look up some of the...More

Thank df86
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This little museum has a lovely setting. Be sure to walk out on the view deck. It overlooks other ruins.

Thank ArrivingSoon
Reviewed 9 August 2017

There are about 8 sites that you can get in with one pass. We visited the museum first, and this is a great start to set you historically and give you over all information about the different periods. There are also beautiful views and some...More

Thank ciararivera
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

The actual ruins are nearby. It's totally worth going through the Roman era ruins. Take a couple pics and walk around the outside of the museum

Thank KarlMessner
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Here you get one ticket to see all the ruins around Carthage. Since the location is on top of the Byrsa Hill, you have a perfect overview of lower Tunis and the surrounding places as well.

Thank Peter N
Reviewed 8 June 2017

This museum is rather deceiving. We paid 10 dinars to tour well scrubbed ruins with a guide. According to the guide Carthage a nice city was constantly being attacked by the Romans. You see the remains of their small houses maybe four and some statues...More

Thank HannahCash
Reviewed 13 May 2017

If you're visiting the outside ruins of Carthage you already paid the admission fee so you might as well enter so see the nice exhibit.

Thank None of Y
Reviewed 3 May 2017

A nice informative and laid back museum. Well worth visiting if you are in Carthage and visiting the ruins.

Thank _bengraysmed
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Small museum, surrounded by some of the ruins. Some, but not all, descriptions in English. Much more in French. As this is included in the entry fee to all the Carthage ruins, worth a visit. Clean bathrooms in the same building.

Thank Emily M
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We enjoyed this museum but thought it was too small a museum for such a big city as Carthage was. Loved the baby bottles.

Thank psurrey
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