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Address: El Fanadeq St. Downtown, Aswan 81111, Egypt
Description: This museum traces the history from the earliest settlements to present...
This museum traces the history from the earliest settlements to present day of Nubia, the region defined as the area between Aswan in Egypt and Khartoum in the Sudan.
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I would say that no expense has been spared on this museum. Black granite floors and state of the art cases. It has an amazing collection of items from Nubian Egypt. A Must see!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2015
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I would say that no expense has been spared on this museum. Black granite floors and state of the art cases. It has an amazing collection of items from Nubian Egypt. A Must see!

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Aswan, Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The descendents of the most ancient inhabitants of Egypt, the Nubians, are always a proud people. Many in power who wanted to uphold a false history,n tried to block the building of this Museam which is indeed very informative about the life and its development in the Nile Valley. There are the mummies of the High Priestess from Temple Of... More 

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Amman, Jordan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This is a nice place to really understand the role of the Nubian culture in southern Egypt and N. Sudan. Their culture is dominant is this part of the world and was an essential part of ancient Egypt that is played down a bit. None the less, well worth the visit.

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Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

To say that this is an authentic village is not accurate. It is highly touristic. We enjoyed the boat ride to the village and walking through the village, he highlight was the stop at th Nubian school. The biggest problem we had was the homes that had crocodiles cooped up in tiny cages. This is not an okay way to... More 

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Redcar, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The tourist trade has been badly hit by the current civil unrest in Egypt. The cash-desk was deserted, we stomped around and called out and an armed guard had appeared and he in turn summoned a cashier he was not at all bothered about collecting our admission fee! The displays are first rate, with lots of 'set piece' tableaux and... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

It`s an wonderful museum & it shows the right history of Nubia & Nubians, it has an amazing architectural design & an unique outdoor garden.

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

A must see museum. It is important to follow staff instructions as the lay out is in chronological order and this gives and excellent perspective of southern Egypt's historical values. All signage is in excellent English (as well as Arabic). Visit in the afternoon to escape the oppressive Aswan heat as building has excellent air conditioning.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

A very interesting, and well laid out museum - particularly interesting were 3000 year old surgical instruments!

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Guildford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Again, well worth a visit - an amazing, modern museum which has been superbly organized - even children wold enjoy the tableaux. Again, camera use is no problem

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Great place for a quickish visit. To me the most impressive thing they have in their collection is the skulls which show early evidence of ancient brain surgery.

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Address: El Fanadeq St. Downtown, Aswan 81111, Egypt
Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Nile River Valley  >  Aswan Governorate  >  Aswan

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