The National Bardo Museum, Tunis

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Learn the history of the nation and wider region at The National Bardo Museum, celebrated for its extensive collection of regional antiquities. Originally a Hafsid palace, the 15th-century building creates an atmospheric setting in which to better understand the heritage of the land and its people. In a country that has seen so many changes over the centuries, the museum tells the story of Tunisia's development from the Classical era onwards, with Roman, early Christian, and Islamic artworks and everyday items displayed in themed rooms. Don't miss the collection of Roman mosaics, which offers a glimpse into the societal workings and beliefs of Roman Africa. Add The National Bardo Museum to your Tunis travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Tunis itinerary app.
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  • This is one museum I recommend to come to visit if you come to Tunis. If you are into mosaics this it’s definitely the place for you to come to see and every room shows the history of each mosaics...  more »
  • Really nice experience. Very interesting to see history of Tunis which represent Africa and oriental part of the world. Big and rich collection. Worth of visit.  more »
  • I enjoyed my first visit to Bardo Museum in the Capital Tunis last Saturday. As per the information I ve got from the Cashier that I am not allowed to use any professional Camera but I can use only...  more »
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  • I loved it! I went a year ago and I had so much fun with my friends while learning about our history. The stuff is welcoming and the building itself is clean and well-kept. Overall it was an amazing experience. I will definitely go back soon.
  • I wasn’t going to let a severely sprained foot prevent me from visiting the Bardo museum so I drugged myself up and hopped around the collection - let me tell you that it was so worth it! Wow - amazing! Words fail to describe the extensiveness, intricacies and detail of mosaics on display. Every room that you go to causes you to gasp in disbelief further - amazing
  • Amazing museum with wonderful mosaics. Incredible detail. Very courteous staff. Can easily spend hours in this fascinating museum!
  • Hands down the best museum in Tunis and Tunisia to that extent. The quality of the mosaics are amazing the way they are displayed for everyone to interact with. The have the largest collection of roman mosaics in the world all housed under one roof. It’s free for international students to enter.
  • The Bardo National Museum is a museum of Tunis, Tunisia, located in the suburbs of Le Bardo. It is one of the most important museums in the Mediterranean region and the second museum of the African continent after the Egyptian Museum of Cairo by richness of its collections.

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