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Carthage Museum

Byrsa Hill, Carthage 2016, Tunisia
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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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is true, no English displays make this visit somewhat problematic. However, on the first floor, you can find a model of the city as it used to be and some pictures of Byrsa harbor in ancient times. Definitely worth taking a look to get...More

Thank Alex J
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

The information is few almost none. There is more on the gardens than inside the building. Not English info, only French and Arabic. Fantastic view of the city from the outside of the building. Shame to see many historical pieces not being take care in...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Carthage Museum Byrsa Hill, Carthage 2016, Tunisia Loved floor mosaics other vise not much to see there.

Thank vasskydive
Reviewed 1 September 2017

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 25 August 2017

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 28 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.

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