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National Museum of Beirut

Corner of useum Street, Damascus Street and Abdallah El Yafi Avenue., Beirut, Lebanon
+961 1 426 703
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  • Average5%
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“civil war” (90 reviews)
LOCATION
Corner of useum Street, Damascus Street and Abdallah El Yafi Avenue., Beirut, Lebanon
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+961 1 426 703
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"civil war"
in 90 reviews
"greek and roman"
in 8 reviews
"ancient artifacts"
in 8 reviews
"history lovers"
in 7 reviews
"french and english"
in 7 reviews
"basement floor"
in 7 reviews
"different eras"
in 9 reviews
"audio guide"
in 11 reviews
"impressive collection"
in 8 reviews
"on display"
in 19 reviews
"two floors"
in 8 reviews
"two hours"
in 8 reviews
"green line"
in 7 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 11 reviews
"recent history"
in 7 reviews
"worth a visit"
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"entrance fee"
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Reviewed yesterday

Much to see with good didactic explanations in a lovely building. Something for everyone and for all ages.

Thank TripMember111820152
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A nicely curated selection of Lebanon’s many treasures... what a fascinating history this small country has had! Some beautiful mosaics and sarcophagi including the amazing anthropoid sarcophagi. Just sad I missed the video about how the treasures were saved during the war... the P.A. system...More

Thank MareeBangkok
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was a little disappointed by my visit to the museum. Its the national museum of a country with more than 4000 y history...so it really could be better

Thank rouba s
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our visit to Beirut started with visiting the museum. Very interesting and a good start to get to know the history of Lebanon. Especially the film about the restauration gives a good insight on the history of the museum.

Thank pocketvalley
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is rich in exhibits from different eras and parts of Lebanon, its exhibits are spread on 3 floors. The museum is well designed, and pieces are beautifully displayed,it takes you between 2 and 3 hours to see it, all depends on how much...More

Thank rogerk
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Reviewed 1 week ago

one of the most interesting museums I have ever visited. Small and easy to visit with amazing objects. don't loose the video...emotional experience...

Thank Maria R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great value entry at 5000LBP each, paid in cash. There is also a small shop. Thanks to Emir Maurice Chebab who helped to save the artefacts during the civil war. There are plenty of staff, but they seemed generally disinterested, either looking asleep or staring...More

Thank threehens
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's miraculous that this museum even exists given the tragic events of the civil war. This is a must for at least a couple of hours during your stay in Beirut. We went there at the end of our trip after having visited many of...More

Thank Paul D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good museum with extensive collection of Persian art and architecture. Very interesting collections of mosaics and tombs too. Most visit while in Beirut!

Thank Paula C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is rich in exhibits from different eras in Lebanon. It is the biggest in the country and covers almost all the historical events and remains..

Thank Torbey C
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Nikki_Gold_USA
19 February 2017|
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Response from HA12014 | Reviewed this property |
It's not expensive ... 5000 ll around 3 usd or 3 eur
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Lucocinn
11 May 2016|
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Response from Rita A | Reviewed this property |
New Year's day is official holiday, no museum would be open on such a day. Good time to visit Lebanon.
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baum7
26 October 2015|
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Response from 761joycea | Reviewed this property |
I was there two weeks ago and they said they were not able to take credit cards for entry, only in the gift shop.
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