The Museum of traditional heritage of Djerba, also called the Sidi Zitouni museum, is an ethnographic museum located in Houmt Souk, Djerba-Tunisia.
Mainly, the task of this gallery is to serve as a platform for the discovery of the traditional and authentic Djerbian heritage in its entirety such as economic activities, architecture, landscapes, and customary uses.
A Time Capsule
As we all should know, this collection has a very important role because it holds how was the real authentic Djerbian lifestyle: you will travel in time as soon as you set foot inside the museum.
This gallery will remain as a time capsule for future generations.
The ethnographic museum is divided by themes, where each room has handicrafts related to their theme: agriculture, fishing, pottery, weaving and goldsmithing and even marriage.
These rooms illustrate the rituals and traditions of the inhabitants, which allows you to discover the richness of the authentic life of the Djerbian islanders.
You will discover the old kitchen utensils, inlaid with colored glass, openwork pottery lamps, chests, traditional costumes, etc.
Never miss the chance to visit this rich museum in houmt souk : The fascinating and mesmerizing history of the Djerbian lifestyle is a beautiful thing to learn about.