The National Bardo Museum, Tunis

4.5
#1 of 46 in Museums in Tunisia
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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  • one of the best mosaics collection's museum i have ever been to, a wonderful day with our guide rafik from saharansky tours.  more »
  • This is a must do. Do not leave without going. This place has the largest collection of tile work I have ever seen. The museum is 3 floors and it is filled with great work. There is a small shop.....  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

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