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Reviewed 4 days ago

A beautiful small home set at the foothills of the Valley of the Kings, it was fascinating seeing how Carter lived. Those caretaking his home have done a great job of keeping it intact. It's almost like one expects him to come around the corner...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Brian E
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was expecting to see a glimpse into the life of Howard Carter but all I came away with was the feeling that it has been neglected and needs a good clean. Everything was covered in a layer of dust and most of the items...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank grandaduncan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Carter House is more for those who want to complete their curiosity about Carter himself. The house is not well preserved nor are the contents. In one sense, it's nice to be able to stride in his personal footsteps, and touch his alleged personal...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MikenLaurie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Howard Carter's house is not far from the Valley of the Kings. It has a single guard who accompanies you inside. You can see where Howard Carter sat at his desk, the camera he took the initial photos with, his kitchen and bedroom and the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Pamela L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great to visit this house which was so important during the exciting times of the great excavations. The house has been frozen in time so you can imagine how it was in Howard Carter's day... The meet and greet man was lovely too!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 6 February 2019

Combined with a trip to The valley of the Queens, Carters house has been left in it's original state, with lots of interesting artifacts and pictures etc. In the grounds they have built a replica of King Tutankhamuns Tomb, which with all the pictures on...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank PaulMCol
Reviewed 4 February 2019

Touring the Howard Carter House - is indeed a Time Capsule of the Famous Archeologist & his quest for, and excavation of, the tomb of King Tutankhamen. Wonderful personal items of H. Carter during his years here in Luxor. House & artifacts are well maintained...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David B L
Reviewed 12 January 2019

The information provided in this museum was probably the most extensive and informative that I have seen in any museum in Egypt. You can see a lot of the items that Howard Carter used while he lived here, including his notes, radio and record player....More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank MatthewN1711
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

What a treat to get a tour of Howard Carter’s home. It felt so special to see where and how he lived. I especially enjoyed seeing his desk with the antique postcards, his dark room, and all the antique objects used to document the excavation....More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Consultcinda
Reviewed 29 December 2018

Carter's Howard Carter had a house built near the Valley of the Kings so he could continue his work on Tut's tomb over a decade. His house including notes and pictures is on display and rumour is the "dark room" is haunted. Can't say I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Orlandau
17 December 2017|
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Response from Dave M | Reviewed this property |
difficult to be specific. I guess some of the furniture was included already in the house, so would probably be local, or purchased by him when he moved in, but there's so much stuff that is definitely his; cases, cameras... More
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JimG2465
7 October 2017|
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Response from chami | Reviewed this property |
2 days is not very long to spend in Luxor,but even so you should be able to see the VOK and Karnak and Luxor temple. There are buses to Luxor from Hurghada ,but quite a long journey,but I believe flights are available too.
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Alison S
11 November 2016|
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Response from Steven W | Reviewed this property |
It really depends on how you get to Luxor and who helps you when you are there. If you are on your own, you can simply take a taxi there. Ask them to stop at the ticket kiosk to get your tickets ahead of time. If you are... More
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