The National Bardo Museum, Tunis

4.5
#1 of 47 in Museums in Tunisia
Learn the history of the nation and wider region at The National Bardo Museum, celebrated for its extensive collection of regional antiquities. Originally a Hafsid palace, the 15th-century building creates an atmospheric setting in which to better understand the heritage of the land and its people. In a country that has seen so many changes over the centuries, the museum tells the story of Tunisia's development from the Classical era onwards, with Roman, early Christian, and Islamic artworks and everyday items displayed in themed rooms. Don't miss the collection of Roman mosaics, which offers a glimpse into the societal workings and beliefs of Roman Africa. Add The National Bardo Museum to your Tunis travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Tunis itinerary app .
Create an itinerary including The National Bardo Museum
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
The National Bardo Museum Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
1,387 reviews
Google
4.5
TripAdvisor
  • The idea of a museum with a lot of old mosaics wouldn't usually draw me, but this place rocks and is worth your time.  more »
  • If you have any interest in mosaics, this museum is a must - it is worth the trip to Tunis all by itself.  more »
Google
  • An amazing museum, an absolute "must see" for any student of Roman history. The collection of mosaics is overwhelming. My personal favorite is still a small statue of Hercules, but you will have to see for yourself why this is the case.
  • superb museum. when they say thousands of mosaics they mean it they are everywhere. few decent ones and then some fillers. but you walk around on the fillers and slightly more ordinary ones while you gasp at the huge mosaics on the walls with superb detailing and its like that room after room after room. absolutely worth a visit
Places to stay near The National Bardo Museum

Plan your trip to Tunis

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Tunis

View all ›
3.4
Duration:2​h
3.7
Duration:1​h 30​min
5.0
Duration:1​h 30​min
5.0
Duration:1​h 30​min

Side trips from Tunis

2.4
Duration:3​h
3.1
Duration:2​h
2.8
Duration:2​h
4.6
Duration:4​h

Hidden gems in Tunis

4.1
Duration:1​h 30​min
4.7
Duration:30​min
3.2
Duration:1​h 30​min

Historic Sites in Tunis

View all ›
4.6
Duration:1​h 30​min
4.2
Duration:1​h 30​min
4.1
Duration:1​h 30​min
4.2
Duration:1​h 30​min

Shopping in Tunis

4.5
Duration:30​min
4.0
Duration:1​h 30​min
4.0
Duration:1​h 30​min
4.0
Duration:1​h 30​min

Nearby attractions in Tunis

4.6
Duration:1​h 30​min
3.3
Duration:1​h 30​min
3.9
Duration:1​h 30​min
3.8
Duration:30​min