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National Museum of Beirut: Tours & Tickets

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Corner of useum Street, Damascus Street and Abdallah El Yafi Avenue., Beirut, Lebanon
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great Museum to visit and delve deeper into the local culture. Must see in a country with so much history.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Kim v
Reviewed 4 days ago

beautifully explained and displayed artefacts giving context to a complex current Lebanon. The emotional impact of the film about the protection of artefacts when the building was under fire is not to be underestimated.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Mary H
Reviewed 4 days ago

A great museum, beautifully presented with iconic artifacts all of which have great explanations in several languages. An easy way to spend a half day, but don't waste money or time on a guide as at $45 its not worth it and better to take...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank SurreyGirl27
Reviewed 6 days ago

Unmissable!! An important way to get to know all people that passed by Lebanon in the last 9.000 years. It's also fun to visit the Museum before travelling to archeological sites such as Baalbek and Byblos, you get there already knowing who walked those paths...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank lesouki
Reviewed 1 week ago

as the mother land of the Phoenician, I will expect more info about the history and what influence it has imposed on the world. There may be such info in the exhibition but probably buried in the thesis-like write up on the wall. It is...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 526fultonm
Reviewed 1 week ago

This should be one of your first stops in Beirut because it gives you an understanding of the history of Lebanon. Grand building and lots to see. allow yourself at least a couple of hours to enjoy,

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank MDK1000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

That’s a nice must see attraction with some nice ancient pieces well presented, they also have a short 15 min movie every hour that explains the history with a very convenient price.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 817yassers
Reviewed 1 week ago

This beautifully presented museum is small, but has an impressive collection of artifacts stretching back to prehistory. If you're in Beirut, it is a must see. Don't miss the recently opened basement or the film that details the story of the museum and the Civil...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful display of artefacts from the various sites in Lebanon. We were very glad we visited the museum

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Misha0
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really such a great surprise the National Museum with some incredibile pieces. The structure too is very good with lots of space in between displays so that you can really enjoy the pieces. All 3 levels are interesting and on the ground floor the most...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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22 September 2019|
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Response from Alextraveler1234 | Reviewed this property |
Yes to both questions. I hope you enjoy it.
27 July 2018|
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Response from lamiaaan | Reviewed this property |
So others answered ..let me add that the Mim museum infront of it closes from 1 pm to 2 pm
Ghaliah A
13 June 2018|
Response from CappadociaJohn | Reviewed this property |
According their website the hours during Eid will be different, but they don't list what it will be. I suggest you call the evening prior to going and confirming the hours. John