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National Museum of Beirut

Corner of useum Street, Damascus Street and Abdallah El Yafi Avenue., Beirut, Lebanon
+961 1 426 703
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USD 40.00*
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  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Corner of useum Street, Damascus Street and Abdallah El Yafi Avenue., Beirut, Lebanon
+961 1 426 703
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have been to this museum a lot and I really like it First of all the building itself I love and its inside is wonderful architecture wise, built in 1942. I am always disappointed though with how “poor” in historical pieces it is. The...More

Thank Aya Fatima C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It won’t take you long, around one hour, but go there to have a look at some nice pieces of the Lebanese history (including three mummies) So reasonable price, but no guided visits netiher audio guides There’s nothing interesting around, so visit the museum and...More

Thank Fran S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Can be reached from nearly all international hotels by Uber/Taxi in less than 15 minutes. Definitely worth a visit after day trips to the ancient sites of Lebanon: Hughes sarcophagi sculptures, mosaics, coins, sculptures, vases, from all major epochs. Accept cash only.

1  Thank Marc Alexander U
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were told that the National Museum is a MUST SEE. We sort of were thinking of going for a tick in a box sort of visit!!! We were soooooo taken aback!!! Amazing displays, easy to follow and gives you a pespectibe of the eras...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a tour of this museum. It is wonderful. The exhibits are great and the layout is so nice. It is a perfect size as you can spend a couple of hours enjoying it and not get overwhelmed. The lowest floor in particular was...More

Thank DotsGirl2
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are keen to ancient Phoenician history, you could not miss visiting this museum. The collection and the objects displayed are really worth seeing.

Thank CJay6948
Reviewed 1 week ago

Expand your knowledge of Lebanese culture. It is not expensive, and offers a lot of helt by signs and the helpfull staff

Thank NowheremanPettersen
Reviewed 1 week ago

A Must-see when you are in Beirut. Really interesting objects from former history of Beirut, Byblos and all Lebanon. Precious mosaics, jewellery, statues etc.

Thank Nicole R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pros: - Nice museum overall. A good introduction to Phoenician art. Clean and mostly well run museum. I spent 3 hours and enjoyed it. - Free audio guide available that provides some insight into a few of the works. Cons: - Would have liked more...More

Thank earth-is-home-com
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by for a quick visit but the place is so good I stayed for 3hrs. Magnificent collection in a spectacular building. Well worth the visit.

Thank 4l7278
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19 February 2017|
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Response from HA12014 | Reviewed this property |
It's not expensive ... 5000 ll around 3 usd or 3 eur
12 May 2016|
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Response from Rita A | Reviewed this property |
New Year's day is official holiday, no museum would be open on such a day. Good time to visit Lebanon.
26 October 2015|
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Response from 761joycea | Reviewed this property |
I was there two weeks ago and they said they were not able to take credit cards for entry, only in the gift shop.