The Red Castle Museum is Libya‘s national museum. It is located in the historic building known as the “Red Castle” or “Red Saraya“. Designed in conjunction with UNESCO, the museum covers 5,000 years from prehistory to the independence revolution (1953) era. It is located in Tripoli‘s Red Castle fortress, on the promontory above and adjacent to the old-town district with medina Ghadema. The museum has an entrance on the historic Martyrs’ Square.