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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.
Byrsa Hill, Carthage 2016, Tunisia
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All reviews first floor interesting exhibits the heart of the city under renovation roman remains worth a visit statues hill history tunisia ruins sites maps title port civilization appreciation
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

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.

Thank Gureni L
Reviewed 19 August 2018

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

Thank jebskulker
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

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

Thank DorsetgirlLondon
Reviewed 27 June 2018

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

Thank seetheworldwkids
Reviewed 29 May 2018

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

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Reviewed 9 May 2018

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

Thank Astaroth1
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 12 April 2018

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.

Thank loujohn57
Reviewed 17 March 2018

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

Thank JohnFallonStudio
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

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. Be sure to...More

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