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Carthage National Museum is a national museum in Byrsa, Tunisia. The museum sits atop Byrsa Hill, in the heart of the city of Carthage. Lots of history of this historic place and its impact in our civilization.
Arriving in May, I was hoping to visit as many sites as I could in one day around Carthage, and while the cathedral next to the museum was open, the museum itself was closed. What was bizarre though is a man was still charging a...More
Yes it would have been nice to see information and exhibits in the building that is being renovated, but the exterior ruins were enough to keep a history lover like me happy. Yes, there could have been more explanations on layout etc (and some will...More
There is still plenty to see and do outside. A few ruins and spots for pics. But the ticket you buy gets you in to all the sites in the area. The roman theater, the baths, villas, etc. Early or late evening is best as...More
We were told it was closed due to renovations and would be for several months Very little appeared to be happening. We still had a worthwhile time by looking at the limited remains of the capital including Punic housing and a few pieces of marble....More
The museum itself is currently closed for refurbishment. You can still access the grounds with the standard Carthage ruins ticket which has a collection of statues and some larger objects out. Signage is very limited in general and even more so in english
Did a quick walk around this place. There is not a lot to see, especially if you are going to be traveling to sites outside of Tunis. The place is well maintained and the Museum itself had a few interesting pieces in it. Remember that...More
Lovely views.Part of the Carthage tour which is 5/6 different venues in close proximity.Not very disabled friendly,but glad I was able to see at least some of it.Work is still ongoing.Take a guide book/or guide.
Untouched and unkept to a point. You will see some of the most historic and fine pieces of the earth here. The culture and history of pieces they have are really collective and worth a visit. The history of this city is amazing and this...More
If you are in Tunisia, you should not miss this museum. It is located on what is believed to be the berth of the Carthage -Punic civilization, with a 360 views from the hills over the Mediterranean, the Lake and the city.
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