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Howard Carter House

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Address: N/r Valley of the kings | West Side, Luxor, Egypt

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Carter lived pretty well!

This is where Howard Carter stayed while working for Lord Carnovan, looking for Tut's tomb. Not sure if all the furniture is original, but it must look like Carter left it... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Craig T
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San Rafael, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Carter House is an interesting site, and the house is well preserved with various original objects. I would've liked the museum to have more signs/descriptions about Carter and the objects in his house. The amount of information was lacking.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is where Howard Carter stayed while working for Lord Carnovan, looking for Tut's tomb. Not sure if all the furniture is original, but it must look like Carter left it. There is a recreation of Tut's tomb right by the house. The guard was really nice and made us a cup of tea, as we were the only visitors.

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Thank Craig T
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Howard Carter House is like a piece of history preserved from the 1900's. It is fully equipped with toaster, cooker, heater and the appropriate furniture of the period. In the centre of the house, were lots of photographs and explanations hung on the walls - about the discovery of the tomb of Tutenkamun and revealing the 'mummy' underneath the... More 

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Thank Pat S
Cairo, Egypt
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you'd like to see a house with 1920's era items, or you're a serious Howard Carter fan, maybe this is for us. There are just too many other amazing things to see in luxor, though, for me to recommend spending time here. And, why visit a replica of King Tut's tomb when you'll be walking right by the real... More 

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Swellendam, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

that was great chance to visit the house of the founder of the golden king, i have read a lot a bout this little king and the treasury and we have seen most of it in the museum in Cairo and we have seen his tomb and mummy too and we complete all the idea by seeing Cater house and... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth the time to go and get closer to the discoverer of Tutankhamun's tomb. Doesn't take long and on the way to the Valley of the Kings.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cool and shady house is that inwhich Howard Carter lived when he was excavating Tutankhamun's tomb in 1922. The interior is as it was and is very interesting. In the grouds a replica of Tutankhamun's tomb has been built - you get both the house and the replica tomb on the same ticket.

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Thank Mike S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

This place is off the tourist route which makes it a nice quite place to visit. The house is nothing to shout about on the outside but the inside is full of character and has a wonderful central hall with domed ceiling. The rooms are filled with items believed to have been from when Howard was there including his camera... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

If you are fit, then do not hesitate,take a bicycle from the Famous Mohammed and you can see the whole of the West bank in a day. We visied the house after having visited the Vley of the Kings....it was so interesting for me, as I had seen the film, and it brings it to life, we had a nice... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

If you are interested in Egyptology, this place would be well worth visiting. All furnishings are original and the interior remains untouched as it was almost a century ago. There is also the replica of Tutankhamen's tomb right next to the house. I would recommend visiting it on the way to the Valley of the Kings or the Temple of... More 

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