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Museum in Aswan

The museum is a small collection of ancient history of the Nile river. We visited some nice... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2018
Parvin S
Fun park or museum?

The location of the building is great. It is on flat hill overseeing the Aswan Highdam. Once inside... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2017
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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21 Feb 2018
“Museum in Aswan”
27 Dec 2017
“Fun park or museum?”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

The museum is a small collection of ancient history of the Nile river. We visited some nice paintings and statues.

Thank Parvin S
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Not recommended, ugly looking and fake objects inside!, has nothing to do with Egyptian/Nubian culture and history

Thank Bernadette N
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Very helpful and informative about history and course of the Nile river(tributaries and flow) and dams

Thank Abdalla G
Reviewed 27 December 2017

The location of the building is great. It is on flat hill overseeing the Aswan Highdam. Once inside you feel like having entered a kind of theme park with elephant sounds and water gushing from a strange fountain leading all the way up to the...More

Thank Robert937
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Nice museum with amazing open air garden, Also it has a restaurant & cafeteria & very cheap entrance fees.

Thank Mohamed A
Reviewed 4 June 2017

This museum is worth a visit for sure. The town and souk are nearby and it is a very organised and good collection of ancient Egyptian art.

Thank Aulani M
Reviewed 27 February 2017

My children aged 13 thought this was the best museum they have been to in Egypt, and I've made them visit most of them. Full of lights, sounds, videos, panoramas, gushing water etc a potentially dull subject - modern manipulation of the Nile - is...More

Thank sttb
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

The place is disapointing .. the outside and the first part are great which get your hopes really up .. but it's only average or below average .. it tells the story of the high dam and the river nile and shows a lt of...More

Thank sylviabessada
Reviewed 27 January 2017

The Nile museum was quite interesting and carefully presented and laid out to make the most of the space, very sophisticated and intellectually displayed

Thank 52Jeanni29
Reviewed 19 December 2016

There was an emphasis on concrete African animals there and not so much on the history of the river or the people living on it. The construction or the history of the two great dams on the Nile at Aswan are not well represented there....More

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