Sousse Archaeological Museum

Sousse Archaeological Museum information

Sousse , Tunisia
ave du Maréchal Tito
admission TD2.1, camera TD1
Opening hours
09:00-12:00 & 14:00-18:00 Tue-Sun summer, 08:00-12:00 & 15:00-19:00 Tue-Sun winter
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Sousse's excellent archaeological museum occupies the southern section of the old kasbah .

One of the best collections of mosaics in the country is housed in the rooms around the kasbah's two main courtyards. The highlight is the room on the northern side of the entrance courtyard with exceptional exhibits, including the Triumph of Bacchus, which depicts the Roman god of wine riding in a chariot at the head of a parade of satyrs, as well as many superb fishing scenes. Other rooms contain a collection of funerary objects from a Punic grave beneath the museum and a resident artist demonstrating the patient and painstaking artistry of mosaic-making. Note that there is no entrance from inside the medina walls.