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Sousse Archaeological Museum

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A must in Sousse old town

This museum is just above the medina and from the garden you can have a look to the city. This... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Well Stocked with Mosaics

This museum concentrates on Carthaginian, Roman and Byzantine artefacts mostly in the form of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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“century ad”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Ave du Marshal Tito, Sousse 4000, Tunisia
+216 73 219 011
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All reviews roman mosaics century ad nice collection entry fee french and english each month must visit place walk around take photos within the walls the main road cardo medusa exhibits tunisia information medina
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is just above the medina and from the garden you can have a look to the city. This museum is very interesting and has a very nice display of roman mosaics well preserved and of potteries and old oil lamps from the christic...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 852sabinet
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This museum concentrates on Carthaginian, Roman and Byzantine artefacts mostly in the form of mosaics. The main items on show are the Roman indicating the artistry of mosaic manufacture.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jin6x
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Mostly a display of Roman mosaics, with a few statues and some steles. Would have been interesting to have a bit more information about Sousse and life as a Roman and later citizens. It would be nice to be able to ascend the walls, though...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Clare R
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Situated within the walls at the top of the medina, 9 dinars to get in and then one dinar if you wish to take photographs. All mosaic pictures and pottery and sculpture displays have informative information plaques in both french and english. Mosaics are very...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gelascotland
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Firstly, you will be more than happy with the museum location. It is on the top of Sousse Medina, within the Medina's walls (Sousse Medina was built in 11 century AD) and overlooks the Medina, part of the city and the sea. It houses the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Sousse museum located next to the media and its catacombs reach a far way place is known for its mosaics which are unique in the world. The museum is at the heart of the tourist city Sousse Tunisia, the visit is free for students and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank FethyGroupleader
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Got there and there was a charge of 9 denars each (roughly £2.50 each) which was fine. V hot day but some Aircon and the displays were very interesting, though far too much writing on some and could have been spread out more! You couldn’t...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Elvis75
Reviewed 5 August 2018

I wish I could have spent more time there. The mosaics were so much better than I had imagined. Not vvery big, but phenomenal collection!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TimArizonaUSA
Reviewed 3 August 2018

The museum is located right next to Sousse's medina and should be easily accessible from anywhere inside Sousse. I think I was the only one inside the museum whilst I was there with some bored looking museum staff. It has a huge collection of mosaics...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank husainali80
Reviewed 1 August 2018

I like to see things when I visit a country, and on the excursion I took to Tunis the guide mentioned there were a lot of mosaics, not only at the Bardo but also in Sousse itself. So, the next day I set out to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Veerle B
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25 February 2015|
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Response from Monck | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is a new museum all up to date with wheelchair access.
25 January 2015|
Response from bechir m | Reviewed this property |
About 45 mn from hammamet to sousse
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Response from Monck | Reviewed this property |
91.5 K Just over an hour worth the visit