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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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Reviewed 5 days ago

The palace is beautiful and the museum has good presentations in English and Arabic. I like that it was small and not over whelming. Definitely worth an hour or two if you have the time.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank William F
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum displays the history of Alexandria from the pharaonic era through the greek, the roman, the arab islamic and then the modern history. I would have given it 5 if it provided more information on the displayed items and a tour guide, either electronic...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Omar A
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed this place. It wasn’t crowded and was easy to walk through and see everything. Lots of information and well organized. Don’t miss the mummy in the basement!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 27jessicab
Reviewed 20 November 2018

The museum is small. You can have a tour of 2 hours to cover the three floors. However, it is neat, organized and covering Alexandria history from Pharaohs thru Greek, Roman, Ummiad, Abaasien, Mamalik, till Ottoman. The ticket costs 20 EGP for Egyptian and 100...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 17 November 2018

In a beautiful italianate mansion, a smallish museum with a delightful if neglected garden. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 11 November 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank noor_yossry
Reviewed 7 November 2018

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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DebasisC28
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank adeltraveling
Reviewed 15 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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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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olaosman90
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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