A must visit if you are in Tunis, marvelous mosaics and Punics, Romans sculpures and objects. The palace is stunning, the staff very friendly
About Bardo Museum
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I had very little time and knew exactly what I wanted to see but of course all the sections I wanted were closed, including the whole of the second floor. A shame they don't only charge half price for seeing only half the exhibits!
this museum does seem to have the best collection of Roman mosaics. Besides the mosaics, there are sculptures and a display of traditional furnishings. The museum is a nice size .
Wow. Having traversed most of the Mediterranean by this point, I've seen a lot of ruins: Roman, Hellenistic, Phoenician even. And one can expect many attempts at preservation or semi-preservation depending on the country. The Bardo manages to imbue a sense of wonder and awe...More
It took a 25 minute taxi ride from Tunis to reach Bardo, and I loved every minute of it. Great place to spend anything between half an hour and half a day depending on how much of a history geek you are. The place is...More
Spectacular mosaics, very well designed exposition. Prepare for half a day of exploring, have coffee and something to eat prior to the visit as there is no coffee place on the premises. Definitely worth the visit, but one needs to hop on the taxi to...More
Wonderful collection of mosaics, increased security. Plaque with tribute to people killed in the terrorist attact in 2015, sad reminder.
Really very impressive collection of Punic, Greek and Roman artifacts. Some of the mosaics are truly massive. It's a little hard to imagine them in their original context. And there's not a lot of explanation about that. But nearly everything is labeled in Arabic, French...More
Towards the end of our stay in Tunisia, we went to the Bardo Museum. Some people many remember it as the place where, on 18 March 2015, 21 people, mostly European tourists, were killed in a terrorist shooting. Around 50 others were injured. When we...More