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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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THE Lebanese official Museum to see.

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... read more

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

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 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

National Museum of Beirut is very nice museum for travelers to know in general about Lebanon's history and special stories that have taken place in Lebanon. Guides are very helpful to explain with details about everything in museum and eventually there is small souvenire shop where you can take a memory of Lebanon with you

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

there are lottsss of monuments there, everyone should go and discover Phoenician and Egyptian stuff in addition to several civilisations

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Great museum filled up with all you need to know about Lebanon and its history. well restored and with top collections.,

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Cork, Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

A small museum but beatifully presented with enough exhibits to give you a flavour of the region through the ages. A token entrance fee of a couple of dollars. Bring your passport as security for a mini ipad which you can scan the qr codes on many of the exhibits and get a commentary of the history of the piece... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The national museum of Beirut doesn't have a very vast variety of items in all fairness but it's a museum that has a lot of charm and history behind it. Definitely recommend visiting it!

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Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

I visited the National Museum of Beirut after an interval of 15 years. The exhibition has been much modernized and organized. As someone else says, it is very quite as if we were in the museums in other countries. Displays are interpreted in 3 languages: Arabic, French and English. One thing that lacks is a chronological table explaining the history... More 

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I don't recall what is cost to get in but not much and it was worth much more. The museum is beautifully kept and presented given it survived the war and full of amazing things. Well worth a visit.

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Museum was nice, a lot of exhibited monuments but most of them Greeks and Egyptian. Very regular entrance fee, highly recommended.

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Address: 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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