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National Museum of Beirut

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Address: Corner of useum Street, Damascus Street and Abdallah El Yafi Avenue., Beirut, Lebanon
Phone Number: 01-380 810
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According to what Lebanon pass by and still... I want to thank the management of the National Museum of Beirut for its effort of keeping the museum and its valuable contents in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

According to what Lebanon pass by and still... I want to thank the management of the National Museum of Beirut for its effort of keeping the museum and its valuable contents in safe... Good Place, Quality items inside the museum represent the Phoenicians and many others civilizations Superior to see it :)

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I really enjoyed going through the museum. It is rich in history. Seeing the photos of the museum during the civil war and how the pieces were preserved made me happy. First floor has the big pieces..alot of Sidon and Byblos. Second floor has the little pieces that vary from pottery to jewelry to statues...

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Beirut, Lebanon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

An interesting museum with historical items from Lebanon and the area. The museum seems clean and the illumination is nice. When I went there, it was quite empty. As the museum was suffering during the war in Lebanon, it is interesting to see the trace of the war that was left behind. In a documentary you can watch how the... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Loved seeing the video that explains how the museum salvaged its treasures at the onset of the civil war

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Incredible museum that collect all the traces of the six empires that governated Lebanon and of mythologies and kings! Our gide is really nice and explains to us everything!

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Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The place is easily accessible from all parts of town by small and big taxis and bigger and small buses. It hosts statues and artifacts from antique periods and to a great extent reminds you of similar places in Berlin, London, Paris. What makes it different though, compared to national museums in Europe, is the fact that exhibits have not... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I was amazed although it was my 3rd visit to this museum. Always as clean, as neat and as well organised. The plus this time was the free audio/video guide provided on a tablet. A must see in Beirut.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

It was a full history class for me. I liked the design and vibe. Quite informative . I m traveling there with my family again and will visit it again. I dont know why tripadvisor doesnt let me submit this review unless it s 100 words or more .

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Although there are a bunch of other private or semi-private museums in the country, the National Museum of Beirut is the "official" one, and must not be missed by anyone. Unique Phoenician tombstones and artifacts are displayed. Ask about how these treasures were protected during the civil war...

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Beirut, Beyrouth, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Very well organized collections. Gives a good overall historical panorama of Lebanon back to the time of the Phoenicians. Recommended prior to visiting other historical sites in Lebanon. Good place to start your visit to Lebanon.

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Address: Corner of useum Street, Damascus Street and Abdallah El Yafi Avenue., Beirut, Lebanon
Phone Number: 01-380 810
Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut

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