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Address: Midan El Tahrir | Geographical Society Building, Cairo 11557, Egypt
Phone Number: +202 5782448
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Description: This famous museum houses the world’s largest collection of ancient...
This famous museum houses the world’s largest collection of ancient Egyption artifacts (more than 120,000 items on display) featuring the famous Tutankhamun collection with its beautiful gold death mask and sarcophagus and the royal Mummy room, which houses an additional eleven Pharaonic dignitaries.
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You really see a lot of Egyptian history in this museum. I love visiting this places, I go there I feel like discovering something new. I can spend hours here. But sadly I don't... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

You really see a lot of Egyptian history in this museum. I love visiting this places, I go there I feel like discovering something new. I can spend hours here. But sadly I don't think that the things are protected very well, a lot of valuable items are left in unlocked glass displays. But that's the only bad thing to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

What I loved about Egyptian Museum was all the pharaonic history put together in one place. Amazing tombs and coffins, masterpieces from centuries ago. Amazing

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Better than I thought it was going to be, we went in June 2014 (yes at the height of the troubles). Our first impression was two rows of heavely armed tanks sitting outside the Museaum, guards everwhere and bardwire surreounding the place, we didnt realise it was literally next to the square where they had the revelutin, something to tell... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Great museum. You could stay a week really and still not see everything. The Tut collection is spectacular. Only downside is there's no aircon so in summer it's very hot inside.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

What can I say, this place is out of this world!!!!!! The history in here is unbelievable. I could have spent the day in here and still not seen everything the place had to offer. Aisle after aisle is just full of amazing artifacts, statues and what must be one of the most fascinating periods of history!!! Definitely recommend having... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

It was 13 years since I visited the Egyptian Museum. Then it was very dirty. Now it is clean and airy. It was lovely to see the new Mummies Room - with the mummies properly displayed. The museum was lacking visitors - we got a guide outside - haggle cost and time - there is no work for these people... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Visited in December 2010 when it was open to public. Closed down after rioting has now reopened in April. The Museum is rich in historical information and objects. The major attraction would be all the Gold found in tombs of Tutankhamun and Psusennes I. The King's jewels are on display in a special room with special lighting. You will be... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

You need a long while to see everything here - don't rush or you'll miss something spectacular and don't forget Tutankumun death mask it beautiful

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

A place to see a lot of Egyptian history but the building itself from the inside is ugly and old. Probably still consequences from the revolution. The illumination and the descripitions for the items are without any love (if existing).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Visited here twice in 2005 & 2010 whilst staying in Sharm. These were organised excursions including flights and English speaking guide in an air conditioned coach and cost £150 each. This was part of a Pyramid and Cairo tour and should not be missed, I have wanted to see this since being at school- a long time ago and it... More 

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Address: Midan El Tahrir | Geographical Society Building, Cairo 11557, Egypt
Phone Number: +202 5782448
Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo

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