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Egyptian Antiquities Museum

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This famous museum houses the world’s largest collection of ancient Egyption artifacts (more than 120,000 items on display) featuring the famous Tutankhamun collection with its beautiful gold death mask and sarcophagus and the royal Mummy room...more
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Midan El Tahrir | Geographical Society Building, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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+20 112 152 0515
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have been many times to this museum but this time I took my husband for the first time. The artefacts of Tutankhamum are mind blowing. The detail achieved at the time they were made is extraordinary. I was hugely saddened to learn this museum...More

Thank roz h
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What an amazing collection. Yet it is let down with very poor signage, total lack of information and shoddy showcases It is almost like saying there is a warehouse thete and within it are gems. But we won't tell you what they are or where...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Laudable are the efforts of the Egyptian Government to preserve these stone age period antiquities for posterity.

Thank rajane g
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really worthwhile stop to see various artefacts and mummies and get a solid grasp of the ancient cultures of Egypt.

Thank JFR1974
Reviewed 3 days ago

Hopefully the new museum being built in Giza will be amazing. In the meantime this historic institution is falling apart and a jumble, while having wonderful, awesome artifacts.

Thank cookpias
Reviewed 3 days ago

The old museum houses some of the most wonderful treasures on ancient Egypt. The biggest attraction is the mask and jewellery of Tutankhamen, and whilst it is breathtaking don't overlook the other treasures within. Shortly the museum will move to a new enlarged building which...More

Thank Geoff M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Amazing to see all of the ancient treasures, especially the ones from King Tut's tomb and the section with the mummys..

Thank Jeffrey H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

You can't visit Cairo and not visit this museum! Along with the admission charge, there is a further charge of you wish to visit the Mummies section - buy both as a package as it works out cheaper than buying your ticket at the mummie...More

Thank DM S
Reviewed 6 days ago

We didn't use a guide - we were hot and tired having got lost in the mid-day Cairo heat and we knew that we weren't up for a very detailed tour of the museum. However, given the complete lack of signage in the museum and...More

Thank Teresa B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you only spend a few days in cairo you must visit the museum I went alone and was met at the entrance by a tour guide he was friendly and showed me the items of interest but everything is of interest the guide told...More

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susie1717m
4 August 2018|
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Response from Emily Grace S | Reviewed this property |
I was just there two weeks ago and while there are things being moved out the museum is going to be maintained even after the opening of the GEM so you will not be disappointed. The things that are being kept there are being... More
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Colin R
27 July 2018|
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Response from Merritt47 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is from 8am - 4pm.
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Tioman_1998
6 May 2018|
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Response from Alyssa Kathryn B | Reviewed this property |
I was just there on Tuesday, Tut's treasures were very much still at the old museum.
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