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Egypt Papyrus Museum

98 Haram St. El Haram, Giza, Egypt
+20 3 3830571
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Very, very interesting

This was a worthwhile stop on the tour bus. Several people bought some beautiful items but I... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Marilyn P
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Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico
Okay not great

The papyrus museum is a nice place and has alot of beautyful paintings on papyrus, but the show... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hrannar G
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98 Haram St. El Haram, Giza, Egypt
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a worthwhile stop on the tour bus. Several people bought some beautiful items but I considered the demonstration the most interesting.

Thank Marilyn P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The papyrus museum is a nice place and has alot of beautyful paintings on papyrus, but the show where they tell you about the papyrus they do just because they have to and it was kinda like they didn't really wanna show how it was...More

Thank Hrannar G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was somewhat interesting but it was more of a sale pitch to me. If you are not good at being talked into a purchase politely decline.The items are pricey.

Thank eknox
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They show you how they make papyrus and how to tell the fake from the real but the stuff on sale is pretty steeply priced.

Thank yassirbom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were very friendly and showed us in detail how a papyrus is made! We took a large one with Maat-the goddess of truth and justice, and two smaller ones with our zodiac signs, with our name in hieroglyphics! It's a must and everyone should...More

Thank eva g
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

This tour was fantastic on it's but Egypt Guided Tours brought it to another level. Mr. khattab made it much more fun and interesting that would normally be expected from a tour of ancient temples. Mr. Khattab was always kind, considerate, and took care of...More

Thank N_Alalfy
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

One of a must see places when you visit Egypt. Bought 3 large peice of Art and its worth having in your walls. A bit expensive but they will give you a fair enough discount .

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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

I don't mind learning about history, but having been escorted into the papyrus museum twice now, without consent, it's a 20minute stop that you don't need....unless you're into paper. Officially sanctioned by the government as a tourist revitalisation area to showcase local skills, you get...More

Thank Jeremy L
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to pick up some unique art created by student artists. The people there are incredibly nice and will show you how to tell real papyrus from fake.

Thank Izzynyc
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Interesting demonstration on how papyrus is made. The rest of the experience will feel like a used car sales experience. Fun souvenir to bring home, but be willing to walk out of the shop if your price can't be met. If you walk away, they...More

Thank trthomas
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