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“A Must See!”

Alexandria National Museum
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Private Customizable Day Tour to Alexandria from Cairo
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Private Full-Day Tour: Alexandria Historical Sites from Cairo
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Ranked #11 of 75 things to do in Alexandria
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Owner description: 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 highlights artifacts raised during recent underwater excavations.
Reviewed 5 September 2013

Alexandria itself is a fabulous place to visit. A hive of activity and bustling with energy. The museum is a 'must see' if you visit Alexandria. You will not be disappointed but remember to wear comfy shoes!

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Reviewed 19 August 2013

its the second largest city in Egypt. This Alexandria has been immortalized by writers such as E-M- Forster and Cavafy. Generations of immigrants from Greece, Italy and the Levant settled here and made the city synonymous with commerce, cosmopolitanism and bohemian culture. you mustn't miss it....

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Reviewed 25 July 2013

Really appreciated the scale of the museum. Enough to be interesting and not too much to have you saying 'not another bloody museum!'

Thank oldportz
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Reviewed 26 May 2013

It is well know that Alexandria was the capital of the modernized world and stayed 600 years like that in ancient antiquities. This museum reveals a lot about this history while Alexandria was known as the white city from the white marble of its palaces , it is a very important place for any one studying Alexandria or enthusiast. There is a part of the Islamic era of Alexandria too
The architecture of the building reveals part of the Alexandrian history when Italian architects came from Europe to build in Egypt. The museum is in part of the old city of Alexandria.
I would recommend it strongly

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Reviewed 18 May 2013

It is a small collection of interesting things found around and about Alexandria. The exhibits are poorly labelled. I would have appreciated more information and better lighting.

Thank LuannMcVey
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