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Egyptian Antiquities Museum

Midan El Tahrir | Geographical Society Building, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+202 5782448
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Private Cairo Egyptian Museum Tour with Lunch
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Half-Day tour to Egyptian Museum of Pharaonic Antiquities
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Half-Day Tour of the Egyptian Museum
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This famous museum houses the world’s largest collection of ancient Egyption artifacts (more than 120,000 items on display) featuring the famous Tutankhamun collection with its beautiful gold death mask and sarcophagus and the royal Mummy room, which houses an additional eleven Pharaonic dignitaries.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“mummy room” (225 reviews)
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Midan El Tahrir | Geographical Society Building, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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+202 5782448
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely old building that is jam packed with exhibits, it is overflowing and will be much easier to view once the new site opens. Highlight is Tutankhamun’s treasures which are beautifully preserved and extensive. The jewellery room is outstanding. The museum is so rich in...More

Thank JanetVal2017
Reviewed 3 days ago

its everything about Egyptian history , the number of the exhibits available need days to see them ,

Thank MShawkat
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Egyptian museum is absolutely unique. The awe inspiring treasures of Tutankhamen including his famous mask and coffins have to be seen to be appreciated. No pictures do them justice. Tutankhamen's alabaster collection, the furniture, the statues are all brilliant but there are so many...More

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is the best museum i have ever visited and i have visited some of the more famous one. This museum is well laid out . From dynasty to dynasty. Security is very tight but we understand why.. photo is allowed in some rooms but...More

Thank Michelange M
Reviewed 4 days ago

A must-visit place in Cairo that houses antiquities from the Old kingdom upto the Roman era Egypt. Recommended duration for visit is 3 hours. One mustn't miss the Royal mummies hall, it would cost (240 LE, as of December'17) more than the usual ticket price,...More

Thank Asif A
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very good collection of ancient Egyptian relics including King Tut and many mummies. take a guide to help you navigate

Thank travelerdad4
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great experience and ambience. I actually think it will lose this when it moves to new location....so I'd go now!

Thank Rona M
Reviewed 5 days ago

We heard a lot good things about this museum and it's a must visit in Cairo. It did end up to be the only place we visited in Cairo during our 2 days' stay. but the experience is no good. Start from queuing for the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very bueatifu and informative museum containing the ancient egypt memories and articraft within it. Must see

Thank Akash S
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is important that you familiarize yourself with Egyptian ancient history ibefore you go- even in just a cursory way. This is a great place to have a firsthand look at the awesome Egyptian artifacts like sculptures, mummies, treasures from Tutankhamen’s tomb, etc. You will...More

Thank Inday54
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gincy
17 January 2018|
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Response from Chezz5 | Reviewed this property |
I was there in November and the Tut exhibition was all there. I think it will be some time before the new museum opens. Don't forget outside the American University in Cairo sells the most magnificent book of the collection... More
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Kristen M
16 January 2018|
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Response from Fadi E | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest you visit it early but I would also recommend to take a professional guide to really understand and appreciate the artifacts that are on display. The guides at the museum are alright but I would recommend... More
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