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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Imhotep was the designer of the great pyramid. This is a very small museaum on the site of the Saqara pyramid complex and I suspevt possibly gets overlooked. We had to stop our tour bus on the way out to see it. But it is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sail_Scarlett
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

This museum was interesting but not a must do. If you're visiting Sakkara, then you might as well. There are some interesting things to see inside, but its not a very big museum so dont expect grandeur like a typical museum. Also, I was told...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 28 November 2018

This small museum is a great stop while you are visiting the pyramids at Saqqara. Very well organized and a great stop for about an hour. Clean facility and restrooms nearby also.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank coraltravels
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

named after the cheif engineer of the stepped pyramid of Djoser..this museum contains items from excavations in the area..u have to pay 100 LE to use a camera inside the musuem..contains items from different era..magnificent handworks..golden..stone..marble..etc...the 1st place to visit in Saqarra as it is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

The highlights for me were Seti items, ancient medical tools, and mummies. It’s hot and dusty and not a lot to see, so keep your expectations low. It’s almost a 1/4 mile from parking lot to museum, FYI for mobility impaired.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TravelinSuz
Reviewed 29 July 2018

So many times overlooked museum. It is small but exhibits real masterpieces all found during excavations nearby. Modern building, good airco (hardly needed during summer). They show unique artefacts not even found in the big Egyptian Museum in Cairo. Don't hesitate, spend a little time...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank cw f
Reviewed 15 November 2017

It is near to Step Pyramid, photo taking is not allowed, for archaeology lovers, this is a good museum to visit before entering to the Step Pyramid, to understand more about the French Egyptologist Jean-Philippe Lauer who spent so many years in his work. By...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

This was my first contact with ancient Egypt civilization and I was impressed. It is very close to the oldest pyramid - the step one and contains interesting exhibits.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank thor2705
Reviewed 3 January 2017

This museum is on site at Saqquara near the step pyramid and other remains, It mainly features statues and other items recovered from here. Some of the pieces are nice like the wooden statues - its a small museum and very quiet so you can...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank abhi2001_10
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Some of the best remaining hieroglyphics that you can experience outside of the museums. Don't miss all the tombs on the property.

Date of experience: October 2016
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