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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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Stunning architecture

We really enjoyed walking through the exhibits. It's not a large museum but very we'll done and worth the visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed walking through the exhibits. It's not a large museum but very we'll done and worth the visit.

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Tehran, Tehran, Iran
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I liked the design and the way things were presented. Interesting history. We went at a very quiete time and enjoyed our time there. it was smaller than I expected.

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Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

The museum in Beirut had no nearby parking. It is a very nice and well maintained building, nevertheless, there is no variety in the collection. It mostly consists of Stones and statues from different eras. The audio guide was beneficial to know the story behind each stone. There is also a short movie which you can see before you start... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Wonderful museum with a lot of very special pieces from various archeological sites in Lebanon. A visit is much recommended. The gift store has a nice selection.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

An incredible place to visit, thousands and thousands of years of history preserve in an elegant way. The best thing remains the mix of the cultures and traditions you get to see.

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Amman
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I enjoyed very much my visit to the museum; it is a small size museum, with very interesting pieces. It is very comfortable to walk around, the light is excellent and very elegantly displayed, with enough space between items and in several areas, very big interpretation on the wall in Arabic, English and French, very convenient for those who ar... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

National Museum is a mix between different old culture, it is small but nice. The visit will take you around 1 hour but you will enjoy it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Soon as one steps into tranquil Badaro, the eclectic national museum building stands welcoming the visitors. Two museum towers are her the completion, while the existing building packs on two floors artifacts chronologically lined up from the ground floor up. National museum in Beirut is a symbol of resistance; at the beginning of the civil war, it was fortified, as... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Not very big museum, but covers the extraordinary Phoenician history which started many thousands of years ago (the Phoenicians invented the alphabet). The museum also covers the Roman era, when what is now Lebanon became part of the Roman Empire. Make sure not to miss to gold jewels more than two thousand years old, and which look extremely modern. Ask... More 

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Canton of Fribourg, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

The national museum of Beirut is a must see for all tourists in Lebanon, since you can see lot of ancient monuments of the old Lebanon and the countries around! I recommend!

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