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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
Midan El Tahrir | Geographical Society Building, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+20 112 152 0515
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Reviewed yesterday 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 2 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 2 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

Thank Passenger766069
Reviewed 2 days ago

Although the Museum was very busy, and we had to wait nearly an hour while our guide stood in a long queue for our entry tickets, it proved very worthwhile. The delay in shipping out key exhibits to the EGM meant that we could get...More

Thank Gordon L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The old museum is fast becoming a falling down ruin. The plaster is falling of the walls, the glass ceiling is falling in, there are constantly workers in the building making repairs but just seem to be making a bigger mess. Tradesmen also working over...More

Thank johncV5880SO
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You definitely need a qualified guide with real depth in Egypt's history. I highly recommend Sahar of Blue Sky.

Thank eatandleave
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited the museum today. It is in the process of being packed ready to move to the new site at Giza, but there is so much to see this will take some time. There is still loads to see. We were there for four hours...More

1  Thank Carl B
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you want to know Egypt and its history, visit the Egyptian Museum of Hochov traces of pre-families and the old and the Central and modern States and the rooms Mummy summit beauty

Thank Nasr A
Reviewed 6 days ago

Where to start is the biggest challenge. All I can say is YOU MUST VISIT the museum to appreciate the rich history from thousands of year ago till now.

Thank Francois B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It’s quite a spectacular museum with the amount of artifacts in it (spent almost 2hrs wandering around). But there’s no map to show you how to get around, most of the artifacts don’t have descriptions, and there was clutter in every corner. Once the new...More

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3 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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27 July 2018|
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Response from Merritt47 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is from 8am - 4pm.
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.