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Archaeological Museum of the American University of Beirut

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Small but exceptionally well organized and laid out, really interesting hour or two.

This small jewel of a museum is located on the beautiful grounds of the American University of... read more

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Best experience ever! Nicely done history of area from pre-historic times, Phoenicians and all... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This small jewel of a museum is located on the beautiful grounds of the American University of Beirut. You need to go through the main gate, the security guards are happy to let you through don't be intimidated! And stroll around the campus as well,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best experience ever! Nicely done history of area from pre-historic times, Phoenicians and all that. Good explanations. Walk about the campus, lovely as on the Med Sea.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anise2014
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

This is a must see in Beirut. The museum is located on the campus of American University, so be sure to bring identification with you when you go for the security guards. It’s very easy to pass through into campus and there’s signs everywhere in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Definetelly worth a visit ,an unexpected surprise ,due to see also the surroumdimgs of the american university and also very interesting and very nice organised museum.Be carreful the entrance is from Bliss street ,due to avoid very long walking

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank eleni_eleftheriadou
Reviewed 2 August 2018

It is nicely located within the campus of the American University in Beirut. The Museum in very well organized and the material displayed is very interesting and useful. Chapeau for the effort done in this museum. The entrance is also for free which is an...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Amigos2008
Reviewed 4 July 2018

In addition to the National Museum of Beirut, the AUB Museum is another excellent stop for the history lovers. To complement the visit to the Museum, a stroll around the 153 year old university campus is a start to appreciate the academic and cultural importance...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank FadiF75
Reviewed 20 June 2018

The museum is located in one of the university buildings. There is no entrance fee. It is extremely well organized and well presented, with several interesting artefacts. Definitely worth a visit for those interested in history. The university is located in downtown, in the Hamra...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 771Traveller5
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Tucked away and quiet when I went, this was a well laid out collection and easy to navigate, the statue of the lady with the stone earings is stunning.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jon4fun
Reviewed 28 October 2017

One of the oldest museums in Middle East, the Archaeological museum housed in a beautiful historic building in the gorgeous American University of Beirut campus is well worth a visit although the number of exhibits and artifacts are much lesser than the National museum in...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Free admission as well (not that the National Museum is expensive) and it's of course in the beautiful grounds of the American University, so it's a lovely place to visit in any case. A well-thought-through collection providing a useful overview of Lebanon's history.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank phutty
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