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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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Important to know the culture of Nubians in Egypt

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Amman, Jordan

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Amman, Jordan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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 NEW

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

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