Archaeological Museum of El-Djem, El-Jem

4.7
#2 of 9 in Things to do in Mahdia Governorate
Admire a variety of Roman-era relics and artifacts at Archaeological Museum of El-Djem, located within a well-preserved Roman villa featuring a peaceful central courtyard and an exquisite collection of mosaics. Preserved in a near perfect condition, the mosaics boast intricate tile work and depict interesting scenes and motifs from the heyday of the Roman Empire, covering the walls and floors of the museum. Besides the mosaics, you'll encounter sculpture fragments, tablets, and other relics from the period. Put Archaeological Museum of El-Djem on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our El-Jem tour itinerary planner .
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  • Powerful attraction. Majestic structure. We went on a tour from Pegasus, the guide got good, told everything in detail! Time was enough to climb far and wide. It's worth seeing once!
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  • Although many say that this is a budget version of the Colosseum in Rome, I did not think so! A very majestic structure.
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  • A fascinating little museum with gorgeous mosaics, interesting artifacts, and a handful of ancient homes. The real treasure here, however, was the gentleman curator who gave me a tour of the place! He had a wealth of knowledge, was eager to converse, and really made each piece come to life. Really a must-see is you’re at the amphitheater anyway.
  • Included in your ticket for the amphitheatre this place is often overlooked but well worth the 10 minute walk to see one of the best collections of Roman mosaics anywhere.
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