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More than 1800 archaeological pieces are exhibited chronologically from one floor to the next: the basement is devoted to Prehistoric and Pharonic times; first floor to the Graeco-Roman period; second floor to the Coptic and Islamic era that...more
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110 El Horreya Rd. Raml Station, Alexandria 21599, Egypt
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All reviews three floors muslim world greco roman coptic christians islamic artifacts english signage interesting exhibits different periods modern era ancient egypt upper floor modern times two hours on display take photos basement consulate
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was unexpected visit as i was passing by it with a friend then we noticed that it’s a museum, so we decided to explore this place that we never knew that it exists in our city. Actually it’s breathtaking place full of historical passion...More

Thank noor_yossry
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a good and well maintained museum. The collections are small . Some collections of under water artefacts kept here which are supposed to be of the Era of Cleopatra.. We enjoyed this place.

Thank DebasisC28
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful historical museum that I've ever visited. I recommend everyone to give it a try.

1  Thank adeltraveling
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

usually in this lovely country , the attractions fall way short of posters, web page . Like the roman ruins, plastic pollution, dogs feces, garbage, but i digress...This museum is the "Bee's Knees" , it has all the bells and whistles Delete repeated word cant...More

Thank steve w
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Although not too large, it had many fabulous treasures of ancient Egypt. It is a gorgeous place and things are put together very well. So glad we got to visit.

Thank Pattyg1251
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Our tour guide took us to this excellent museum. It's located in an old villa formerly owned by a wealthy family, and it's easy to see how this was a home in the past. Be sure to start in the basement in the mummy room....More

Thank Jeffrey S
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Worth the visit , the building itself is amazing with lots of things to see. A must see when in Alex-

Thank couki
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Chronologically laid out displays on three floors in a building that in itself is a small gem. Originally owned by a successful timber merchant, then the US embassy now owned by the state this is worth seeing just for the the building alone. Inside well...More

Thank patrickl191
Reviewed 10 June 2018

A good selection of exhibits covering all ages of Egypt. Well displayed will descriptions in Arabic and English. A nice place to spend an hour or so.

Thank 589MichaelP
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

This museum housed in an old villa is well worth a visit. It showcases items from the entire range of egyptian history; from the pharaohnic in the basement to the coptic and Islamic eras on the upper floor. For the best experience start in the...More

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vivek s
16 August 2018|
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Response from CFEIII | Reviewed this property |
A lot depends on your interests, I visited the Giza pyramids three times over a couple days, plus enjoyed several of the other pyramids in the vicinity. You could probably spend 2 or 3 days just in the National Museum and... More
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24 July 2017|
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Sunday through Thursday from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm, Fridays from 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm, and Saturdays from 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm
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nijma
11 January 2015|
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Response from Jean Louis G | Reviewed this property |
Dear Nijma , the adress of Alexandria museum is 110 EL Horreya Rd. Ramle station. +2034835519. All the egyptian in Alexandria know his place. If u go by taxi or bus give him the adress and he will drop u there. Good luck and... More
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