Museum Dar Essid, Sousse

4.4
#2 of 6 in Museums in Sousse Governorate
Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Richly decorated period rooms with meticulously preserved furniture and items depict the daily life of an aristocratic family made up of senior officials of the city administration. The building with a tiled courtyard was built in 928, making it one of the oldest in the city. Information sheets give you a chance to walk at your own pace through massive arched doors and see a collection of photographs and portraits. Top floor has a cafe, just above the servant's room. Overlooking the medina, the 65 m (213 ft) tall tower offers sweeping views of the city below. Work out when and for how long to visit Museum Dar Essid and other Sousse attractions using our handy Sousse travel route planning website.
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  • This is the house of a former aristocratic that still has its original furnishings. You can see the bedrooms of children 10 years and above, the bedroom of the second wife, the orignal kitchen...  more »
  • We only paid 4 dinar entry plus 1 dinar for photos. The history of this Middle class property is amazing. The date goes back to 998 AD , with my favourite part being the Roman pissoire in the...  more »
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  • Wonderful ! Here you can learn and see so many things about Tunisians old style families. The museum is a well preserved house of a middle class Tunisian family with first and second wives. All the furniture, many personal objects and clothes are there . Don't forget visit the terrace !
  • This place is fab! The only problem is that it's off the.beaten track, but is well worth the walk To put it simply it's beautiful

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