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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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Private Tour: The Nubia Museum

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A must-see.

A part of the Thomson Nile Cruise which did not disappoint. We visited the day before the trip overland to Abu Simbel, and this museum visit helped to put the Abu Simbel visit in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Stirling, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

A part of the Thomson Nile Cruise which did not disappoint. We visited the day before the trip overland to Abu Simbel, and this museum visit helped to put the Abu Simbel visit in even better context. No hassle, no pressure, & the visit was informative and a sheer joy in a well-presented format.

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Linslade, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

after visiting the egyptian museum in cairo and not being able to take pictures, coming here was a breathge of fresh air. The museum is new, clean and the exhibits well spaced out. some amazing exhibits and nicely arranged in time order. Well worth a visit.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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16 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

I must admit that I had forgotten the importance of Nubia in the context of Egyptian history but this museum set me straight. You can also appreciate the emphasis that Egyptians put on this history by the fact that they have constructed such a beautiful museum to house a really incomparable collection of artifacts. There is, however, a certain eeriness... More 

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Farnborough
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Excellent assuming you are interested in Egyptian archaeology! Very good exhibits from ancient Egypt through Coptic Christianity, Islamic period, anthropological info on local culture, info on relocation of Lake Nasser temples etc. We walked from the centre of town, a fun walk along the Corniche past the Coptic Cathedral.

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Cuckfield
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Lovely new museum well presented , learnt a lot , about Nubian history , a must if you want to enrich your knowledge

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Belgrade, Serbia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Egypt is constantly pegging their tourist attractions prices according to the rate of Euro or Dollar, therefore the entrance fee has been recently raised to 60 and 30 LE respectively (adults and students). For an 8 Euros ticket, which ain't cheap, the museum is staffed by 'guards' who are chatting or listening to music inside the museum. There is not... More 

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Yorkshire
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Allow about an hour for this museum - it does have some interesting stuff, but not anywhere near the scale of the Cairo museum.

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Paris, France
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

My wife and I visited this museum on a Friday evening, and by 19h30 (7:30 PM), the crowds had largely left. It provides an interesting insight into the role of Nubia in greater Egypt, from the paleolithic until modern times. The exhibits are generally well displayed, not too crowded, and well documented in Arabic and English. However, the chronology is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 via mobile

This museum is in a stunning building on beautiful grounds and with a great view of the city. But you need to do some reading before you go. The displays are not well organized so if you're goal is learn about Nubian history, spend 20 minutes with your guide book before you go. With a little background, you'll have an... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

when I went their I thought i`m gonna spend couple of hours to see everything in the museum but I realized that I need couple of days or even more to see everything inside this very well organized museum. from it is name you can understand this museum contains things related to Nubian and Nuba but the truth is the... More 

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