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Egyptian Museum of Turin

Via Accademia delle Scienze, 6 | Aperto Anche il Lunedi Mattina, 10123 Turin, Italy
39 11 561 7776
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The Museo delle Antichità Egizie is the only museum other than the Cairo Museum that is dedicated solely to Egyptian art and culture. Many international scholars, since the decipherer of Egyptian hieroglyphs Jean-François Champollion, who came to Turin in 1824, spend much time pouring over the collections. It was Champollion who famously wrote, “The road to Memphis and Thebes passes through Turin”.The collections that make up today’s Museum, were enlarged by the excavations conducted in Egypt by the Museum’s archaeological mission between 1900 and 1935 (a period when finds were divided between the excavators and Egypt).The Egyptian Museum in Turin has begun 2009 an important project which wants to widen spaces in order to enhance the collections through modern museographical and museological criteria. The Museum will be open all over the period of restoration and the New Egyptian Museum inauguration is scheduled for the year 2015.
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Via Accademia delle Scienze, 6 | Aperto Anche il Lunedi Mattina, 10123 Turin, Italy
39 11 561 7776
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fantastic museum in term of location, design and art. I have seen many around the world and once I’m proud of an Italian project. Congratulations to the directors Just a negative note: dirty walls just after the exit are quite disappointing after the immersion in...More

Thank M147L
Reviewed 2 days ago

Perfect! However some texts are placed low below the artifacts; to read them, one has to bow to the ground level to decipher the words.

Thank Gwendolin H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Turin is a beautiful city, very authentic but I had no idea of the quality of this Museum. The pieces they have are real treasures. The setting of the collection is also very user friendly. Even though I went with ny husband I am sure...More

Thank Marianne B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited the museum first a few years ago and it was a mesmerising experience. Incredible treasures and solid XIX century museum installation. The renovation changed everything, and not for the worse. A little bit more approachable than before, it attracts many more people. But...More

Thank SimoGeneva
Reviewed 4 days ago

The collection here is remarkable and well worth the visit. The explanations are generally quite good. If you plan to visit a lot of museums in the area consider getting the annual Torino museum pass

Thank Lawrence W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing museum!!! Do not dare miss it. Spent 3 hours there, could easily have bern there longer. Incredible to think of the foresight of the people involved.

Thank TanyaBeckenstein
Reviewed 5 days ago

Fabulous museum! It has the largest collection of Ancient Egyptian artefacts outside Egypt. It reminds me with Luxor (Most wonderful place for artifacts). The display is better that Cairo Museum. The explanation boards are great. Quite an extensive collection and interesting even if you are...More

1  Thank Floridian_2009
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quite extensive collection and if you don’t really have the chance to go to Egypt then this is the next best thing to get to know a bit about the ancient Egyptians. Pre book your ticket online because the queues can be very long.

Thank PepperKML
Reviewed 1 week ago

I must really prise this museum. A danger with museums is that they turn out as huge archives with lots to read and almost pointless unless one has a very strong interest. You were able to make the experience of the visitor really impressive and...More

1  Thank rickypickyricky
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant exhibits and great narration via audio set (included in the admission price). Mummies, tombs, papyrus and sculptures are fantastic. Great that the museum allows baby stroller.

Thank Pongvora
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Ayten S
29 October 2017|
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Good morning, You are allowed to enter in the Museum with a stroller: we have no architectural barriers. Enjoy the visit!
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Max M
28 April 2017|
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Good Afternoon, Unfortunately, we are not able to establish a fixed waiting time. Anyway, usually the queues are shorter at the biginning of the day. We hope You will enjoy the visit!
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18 April 2017|
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Response from MuseoEgizio | Property representative |
Good Morning, The full price ticket (Museum + Exhibition) is € 15,00. Then, we have also some reduced prices: - reduced price #1 (age 15-18; licensed journalists): € 11,00; - reduced price #2 (age 6-14): € 1,00; The... More
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