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Address: Sharia Al Nil, Khartoum, Sudan

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Unexpected Treasures

Ancient Nubian and Egyptian art as well as Greek and Coptic Christian murals. Entrance fee is very low so that shouldn't stop anyone from visiting.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Patrick B
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Antwerp, Belgium
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London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent quality museum with lousy loos, no food or canteen, practically non-existent shop, dusty exhibits, no seats. Best in Sudan.

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Thank Rupert M
Antwerp, Belgium
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96 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 269 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ancient Nubian and Egyptian art as well as Greek and Coptic Christian murals. Entrance fee is very low so that shouldn't stop anyone from visiting.

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Thank Patrick B
Tempe, Arizona
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143 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Located very close to the Corinthians hotel and Nile corniche. Kind of not much on the outside, but very interesting artifacts inside. The upper Nile artifacts are interesting, but do not miss the 10th century paintings upstairs really the highlight for us.

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Visited with young grandchildren Interesting but disappointed that not all items displayed were identified with information. Grandson found ancient mummified foot fascinating! Public toilets disgusting

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El Geneina, Sudan
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98 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Visiting Khartoum will not be completed unless you see the National Museum in Khartoum. It is close to Hotel Corenthia, commonly known as Grenade Hotel for its grenade like look. The Museum has got rich historical items of Nubah civilization. One needs to buy a ticket to enter by 5 SDG. It remains open since 10 am to 5 pm.... More 

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Thank Shams5627
Khartoum, Sudan
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Need more care ! But you can feel the heritage of this country. Location is good , need extra advertising. In general , you have to visit it if you are in Khartoum.

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Thank awasil202
London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

An interesting museum see some unique objects and learn the history of Sudan. The history of Christianity and the Egyptians were interesting.

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2 Thank Srini055
Rome, Georgia
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43 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

You should definitely visit this small beautiful museum. I learned about ancient civilisation of Sudan.

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Thank TinNweTun
Abyei, Sudan
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57 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

The place itself is outdated for a long time, but there are many interesting artifacts. For better touch, go and see Merou pyramids and few other historical places in its vicinity.

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Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

For the lovers of history, it is the place to start. The museum itself is rather old, and its state witness the lack of resources; but if you are interested in that part in old Sudanese civilizations, it is definitely a place to start. I was also lucky to got a chance (twice) to discuss with a very knowledgeable museum... More 

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