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Bardo Museum

Le Bardo, Tunis 2079, Tunisia
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Spectacular Roman mosaics are the high point of this museum.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“old palace” (12 reviews)
Le Bardo, Tunis 2079, Tunisia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Bardo National Museum is housed in an old Beylic palace of the XIXth Century. It showcases a big part of Tunisia’s history (from Prehistory to the contemporary epoch) and contains the largest collection of mosaics in the world. They are amazingly beautiful. Worthwhile to spend...More

Thank Kathleenlim
Reviewed 6 days ago

Getting to this museum thinking how good can it really be I got a chock. It was beyond everything I ever imagined. The villa it self is fantastic and easily compared to bigger palaces like the Topkapi in Istanbul. Its collection of mosaics mouth dropping....More

Thank woaqzo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Big museum out of the centre of Tunis. The metro line number 4 goes nearby (Bardo stop) but then from there one must ask for directions or follow a map. The museum is made of a modern part blended with the old bey palace in...More

Thank lamusi
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bardo museum was part of the King's palace and the other half is the current Tunisian parliament. It is a wonderful and spacious museum filled with mosaics. It has the largest collection of mosaics in the world. The palace part of the building is...More

Thank gzau
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum could be fascinating, but for some details. First, English explanations are needed. French and Arabic are not global languages. Second, charging extra for camera (a minimal sum) use is silly - just incorporate into price. Third, and most important: Some of the mosaics...More

Thank Alex J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely museum, possible to get there using the Metro (tram) but taxis are cheap in Tunis. Shame the cafe is not open and the new building is beginning to look like the maintenance is a bit hit and miss. However the old Tunisian palace rooms...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not to be missed! Fantastic museum that you could spend several days in. Hundeds of well preserved exhibits. Easily accessible on number 4 tram. Very reasonable entrance charge.

1  Thank susanhipperson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Marvelous. A must for people who love masaics and want to travel through 3000 years of history. A real pleasure for the eyes.

Thank _jamil_bellakhel
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

A must visit if you are in Tunis, marvelous mosaics and Punics, Romans sculpures and objects. The palace is stunning, the staff very friendly

Thank Suzysecret
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Very interesting museum, a bit disorganized and old, with some new parts, but big and with many interesting things to see. It helps you to understand the history of the country.

1  Thank evangelia1992
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Response from Bardangas | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Pakomon | Reviewed this property |
A march will be organised Sunday 29/03 starting from the center of Tunis to go the Bardo, and a memorial will be installed there with the names of the victims at that moment. Afterward the museum will be open normally... More