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This museum traces the history from the earliest settlements to present day of Nubia, the region defined as the area between Aswan in Egypt and Khartoum in the Sudan.
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El Fanadeq St. Downtown, Aswan 81111, Egypt
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Nubian Museum is the best historical place I ever visited as it combines the pharaonic and the Nubian history and culture. I recommend everyone to visit this place.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank yehiaz417
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited this delightful modern museum during a visit to Aswan. It gave a wonderful insight into the history of Nubia and the Nubians with a very well arranged collection artefacts that were well labelled and interpreted in Arabic and English. Unfortunately it was dark...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Janet B
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had the morning free, so chose to stop by the museum. It is very new and a really good place to stop. There are really good exhibits. I would suggest a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Anijo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this museum compared with the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. Well organised and explained that you want to stay longer. Nubian civilisation and excavations overtime set out carefully. Uncrowded you can take your time absorbing the exhibits.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Charles L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was pleasantly surprised at the quality of this museum. The architecture of the building, the story of the Nubians that unwinds as you follow the path through it, and then the outdoor grounds, with an amphitheater, cave, and a view of the Unfinished Obelisk....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank butterandjelly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Nubian museum shows how an ancient civilization existed in a modern, well laid out format. The museum is well-lighted, air-conditioned and pleasant to stroll through while learning about an almost forgotten people. Beautiful stuff!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although the power went off just minutes after we paid and entered, some exhibits were lit well enough to get the gist of them, and eventually it was restored. The museum is thoughtfully laid out with excellent explanations in English and Arabic. Besides statues and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joyce M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When visiting Aswan, you can't leave without visiting Nubian museum and Nubian village. These people are so kind and they have great hospitality. It is a wonderful visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Khaled A
Reviewed 6 November 2018

This is a very well designed and laid out structure filled with a great array of relevant artifacts. It is not crowded and is an excellent place to visit for an hour or two

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tim R
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Very close to Basma Hotel. Well maintained Museum. You will get to see the Nubian Civilisation artefacts. In the sale counter you can buy some good mementoes at cheap price without bargaining.

Date of experience: October 2018
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kaniamudhu15
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To take pictures, yes, you need a separate ticket. The museum is small, but has some interesting items. The ruins are pretty neat, including a stairs down to a boat access on the river (not really a dock almost like a... More
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