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‘Better than Disneyland!’

By far the best experience my family and I had during our six-week holiday in Lebanon was a morning... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
LMABouri
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London, United Kingdom
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Fossile hunt of the most ancient fossiles in the world

Excellent hunting trip for fossiles. We had a trip in the mountains to visit the place where... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
mariabouhabib
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Lebanon, Ohio
via mobile
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Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Citadel (Castle) Area, Byblos 0000, Lebanon
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+961 9 540 555
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

By far the best experience my family and I had during our six-week holiday in Lebanon was a morning spent with Pierre Abi Saad of Memory of Time. Following a recommendation from a relative, we asked Pierre if we could join one of his excursions...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent hunting trip for fossiles. We had a trip in the mountains to visit the place where fossiles are extracted. We had a detailed bilingue explanation and we had the opportunity to extract our own fossiles. Back to the shop in byblos we had our...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited the museum while on a trip to byblos. It was breathtaking. They display an amazing collection of fish fossils aged 100 Million years old and you can even buy some for affordable prices. Staff are friendly and very knowledgeable. Not to miss if...More

1  Thank Noor S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dont forget to make a stop here once you visit the city. Its a special experience with very friendly environment!

2  Thank Chrysa N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very rare and rich collection of fossils. I would highly recommend this place for visitors and tourists

2  Thank Karam F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After exploring the ancient ruins of Jbeil head to the Jbeil souk and Memoire Du Temps - It is a small three room museum and shop with an absolutely incredible collection of fossils discovered from the mountains slightly north. There are water grass, swarms of...More

2  Thank Jesstwiga L
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Very interesting place alll must see once in Byblos , Pierre is very friendly and can explain you well the history of the museum which is very interesting and important to know.

2  Thank TravelEngg
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Wherever you find Pierre and Memoire du temps– At the shop in the Byblos Souk, at the MIM museum displays, etc. --you are sure to find discovery and fascination of a world 100M years past. If you are lucky to join one of the excursions...More

3  Thank Veronique O
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

An 80 years old family Bussiness that has one of the best collection of natural authentic fish fossils on planet earth , you really have to see it to believe it

3  Thank wrfloorings
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Before going to Byblos where we spent about 2 hours at the end I saw the "Fossil museum" or something and I thought it was really funny. Mostly in a place like Lebanon (no offense meant!). It just didn't seem to fit. Like Disney Land...More

4  Thank Drazsika
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