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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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US$38.00*
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Half-Day tour to Egyptian Museum of Pharaonic Antiquities
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Private Tour: Egyptian Museum and Koshari Cooking Class
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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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  • Average8%
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Midan El Tahrir | Geographical Society Building, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Well, seeing many antiquities gathered under one roof is nice; yet the place is not really well organised. You have too much to see. It's an overwhelming experience of seeing what the Egyptians have left to us. You'll find it difficult to take in all...More

Thank Tamer L
Reviewed 4 days ago

Most Amazing Museum in the World, everybody must visit and see old world, and dont lost your mind ...

Thank toprak2006
Reviewed 5 days ago

The collection in the museum is amazing and so extensive - we went twice and still did not see everything.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Visit to relive the ancient Egyptian History and a lesson on Mummies! Do take a guide else you will be lost in the museum. Not much of information available at the exhibits

Thank mihirkul
Reviewed 5 days ago

I've been waited to visit Egypt for 10 years. Prior visiting Egypt, I've read about the ancient collections being discovered, and also visited some other Egyptian exhibitions in Metropolitan Museum New York, or in my home country years ago. But when I actually visited Egyptian...More

Thank lilmonki
Reviewed 5 days ago

One of the WOW museums in the world! A must for anybody interested in history 5000+ years ago. Tutankamen's exibition a must

Thank ReinhardtCapeTown
Reviewed 5 days ago

Egyptian Antiquities Museum is the Right Destination to Know more about the great Old Egypt. Very attractive temples and information you will get from this huge historical records Place

Thank IbrahimAzzazy
Reviewed 5 days ago

Such great historic collections they have including mummy's. Very arrogant staff and very , very poorly maintained art gallery i have seen in my life. So much dust , If you have dust allergy be careful. You get immediate skin scratching , God know how...More

Thank Ravi B
Reviewed 6 days ago

The museum was opened in 1901. The new Museum is being built near the pyramids. I can then understand that little improvements have been made or are unlikely to be made to the existing Museum. However, it is a "must see" place. Some background knowledge...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum contains amazing treasuries and it's a must see when you are in Cairo. What i didn't like is how its organized - some labels written on typewritter and letters and papers got old. Some have no labels at all. The treasures are dusty...More

Thank BGtraveller23
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RiaD10
13 October 2017|
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Response from Cegis360Playground | Reviewed this property |
I wish that I could help you, but I can't say for sure. The exhibit travels around the world, but there was a permanent exhibit at the Cairo museum when I was there. My guess is that it is still there because of its... More
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Elizabeth S
7 October 2017|
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Response from Diane A | Reviewed this property |
I went to the museum in May. If you use "whispers"be picky about the headphones, or bring your own. I had trouble hearing. I would definitely recommend going, but a trip to the Valley of the Kings beforehand would be good... More
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corash
24 September 2017|
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Response from PamShetler | Reviewed this property |
Two hours with a guide for "Not huge museum people" sounds fine. It is large, so a guide is essential. $80 sounds high. You will want a guide for everything, in my opinion, and we are often do-it-yourself travelers. We used... More
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