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All reviews civil war three floors rich history french and english different eras audio guide impressive collection on display two floors couple of hours green line two hours worth a visit entrance fee artifacts phoenician sarcophagus
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.
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
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
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
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
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