When you visit such a beautiful country such as Libya, located in North Africa and rich in history and natural beauty, visiting the selection of museums is an opportunity to soak up some of the history and culture they offer.
Libya has a long history with a selection of well-preserved ruins and many archaeological finds housed in their many museums.
Apollonia Museum (Susa Museum)
The Apollonia Museum, also known as Susa Museum, is located in Apollonia which was a sea port for Cyrene. When you visit this museum you can expect to be welcomed with a great selection of ceramics, sculptures, magnificent columns and household items, enabling you to get glimpse into the areas rich historical past.
The Germa Museum is home to some interesting archaeological artifacts from the Garamantian Kingdom of Fezzan. Here you will find a choice of inscriptions, stone slabs, costumes, prehistoric rock paintings, altars and so much more.
Red Castle Museum
The Red Castle Museum is the most popular museum in Libya. This museum has four wings, the natural history wing, the prehistory wing, the Berber tribes wing and the Punic Roman traditions wing.
The Peoples Era Wing was added in the late 1960’s just after Gadaffi’s arrival. This wing is dedicated to the country’s fight for independence.
This museum offers visitors an opportunity to view some amazing statues, mosaics, rock art and pottery, just to name some of the items you can expect to find here.
Leptis Magna Museum
The Leptis Magna Museum is an archaeological museum filled with Berber, Phoenician, Roman and Punic artifacts. This museum showcases a selection of rocks, pottery, statues, metal work, jewelery and costumes.
It doesn’t matter where you visit in Libya, take the time to pop into one of the museums around the area to really soak up the history of this beautiful country.