Observe one of the biggest collections of ancient mosaics in the world at Sousse Archaeological Museum. The museum's outstanding exhibits include depictions of Bacchus, the Roman god of wine, but the highlight for many tourists is a chance to see the resident artist demonstrating the skill and patience needed to produce exquisite mosaic images. Add Sousse Archaeological Museum to your Sousse travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Sousse trip builder tool.
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After the Bardo Museum in Tunis, this is the second best collection of artefacts in Tunisia! As you descend down the stairs, your jaw also drops in wonder at the marvellous and detailed mosaics that decorate the walls and floors of the museum. Incredible and true masterpieces that have survived, in some cases, thousands of years
The museum is housed in the Kasbah of Sousse's Medina, which was founded in the 11th century AD. It was established in 1951. The museum reopened its doors to the public in 2012, after the collections were rearranged and the edifice was renovated. It contains the second largest collection of mosaics in the world after that of the Bardo National Museum in the capital Tunis.
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