Discover the History of Tunisia at the Bardo Museum and Sousse Archaeological Museum

Bardo Museum

The Bardo Museum in Tunis and the Sousse Archaeological Museum have the most extensive and impressive collection of artifacts which represents the history of Tunisia. When you visit these museums, you’ll be amazed at some of the grand mosaics, polished statues and some of the best Punic, Roman, and Byzintine antiquities in the world that archaeologists and historians have unearthed throughout Tunisia.

Bardo Museum

Bardo National Museum in Tunis
Bardo National Museum in Tunis

The Bardo museum hosts some of the best Roman mosaics in the world as well as the largest collection of Roman mosaics anywhere to be found. The museum is situated in buildings that were constructed in the XIXth century under the Bey’s dynasty with Moorish Andalousian architecture. In order to understand the incredible history of Tunisia you must visit the Bardo museum in Tunis.

Sousse Archaeological Museum

Sousse Museum
A mosaic depicting the trump of of Neptune/Poseidon at the Sousse Archaeological Museum

Located within the World Heritage site of the Sousse medina Kasbah, you will find the Sousse archaeology museum. Renovated and reopened in 2012, the museum contains a vast number of Roman mosaics and antiquities from the Punic period. There is also a large room dedicated to the early Christian’s in that region with numerous funeray mosaics. You will also find incredible views over the Sea from the Kasbah walls.

Discover the History of Tunisia on a Private Tunisia Tour

Our tour guides are professionally trained and licensed to tell you all about the rich history of Tunisia. You may want to consider our popular Best of Tunisian History 8 Days Tour which is specifically designed for history buffs.

Contact one of our Tunisia Travel Experts if you’re interested in this tour or we can also custom design a Tunisia tour that will discover the history of Tunisia according to your travel preferences.

About the author

Joshua Mok has been living in Tunisia since 2016. He has traveled extensively throughout the country, and has firsthand experience with the language, people, and culture of North Africa. It is his passion to introduce to others some of the best destinations in North Africa that he has experienced.

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