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Nubian Museum

El Fanadeq St. Downtown, Aswan 81111, Egypt
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Ranked #3 of 20 attractions in Aswan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: History Museums
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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147 reviews 147 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Visited here as part of a group tour in June. The price is reasonable at 60 Egyptian pounds. The museum is layed out in order of era/dynasty. It was interesting to see the pieces, however there was very little information regarding some of the objects, and considering the size of the museum the volume of finds was relatively small. Bathroom... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Brilliant museum though just wish had have had less pains that day visited here then could have spent more time looking around in greater detail yet missed lots as just could not focus well! Though would highly recommend anyone to come here- a real gem of a place!! Was grateful that Thompson's Nile Legacy Cruise put this museum in their... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Well laid out and lots of information on artifacts. From prehistoric to early AD. Interesting mace heads similar to orkney mace heads of the same period. (Mind blowing). Beautifully crafted works of art including full horse battle armour. Check for opening times as they close in the afternoon.

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Leicester
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

The size of the collection compared to the Cairo temple might be small but the museum is very well organized and beautifully presented. There are some interesting stone circles set outside the building in the garden area that our guide pointed out to us as well. The museum itself gives a good idea of Nubian history and a completeness to... More

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Cairo, Egypt
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60 reviews 60 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Very interesting and informative. Gives a great insight to the Nubian history. It is very well laid out and clean

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Lancashire, England
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120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

This is a very well designed museum. All the exhibits are well labelled and displayed. Our only annoyance was the lack of authority shown by the museum staff when a wave of 500 (yes, 500) school children descended into the museum. They did absolutely nothing to stop them screaming, yelling, running and leaning on the exhibits. It completely ruined our... More

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Sacramento, California
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

This is a small museum with more natural history exhibits than art. The outdoors walkway is pleasant, with some great views. But the collection is nothing special. There is an interesting exhibit of photos detailing the displacement of Nubian towns and temples by the dam construction.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

A very interesting and well laid out modern museum. Clear pictures explaining the flooding of the Nubian villages. Nubian women's craft collective there on the day we visited.

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London
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Very well laid out and displayed exhibition giving an excellent insight into Nubian history and culture.

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Alexandria, Egypt
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Very well organized museum and not taking the enough attention because of all the stuff in Aswan and Luxur. Make sure you find enough time in your program to visit.

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