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Nubian Museum

El Fanadeq St. Downtown, Aswan 81111, Egypt
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Beautiful architecture and very well laid out with some beautiful pieces. Also has lovely gardens to wander around with a mock Nubian village.

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I really, REALLY loved this museum! Nubian history is fascinating, so much intertwined with Egyptian but also distinct and interesting on it's own. I loved the exhibits, which were very well put together and I remember well the every day life scenes, which were beautifully rendered and gave a real sense of what life was like in earlier times. Am... More

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Gilmorton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Better than the museum in Cairo by far, the exhibits were well laid out and told a good story. Don't need a guide to help you. Check out the red granite shaven head man status.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

It's very interesting to know a little about the Nubian people, his history, and how to see it as the only one real people that survive after all the centuries after the times from the Pharaohs. We can say that are originally Egypt people that life here after more that 8000 years.

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Aswan, Egypt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The place is nice ... The Size is great ... but the problem that this is the only place in the world dealing with Nubian History which is really HUGE ... So the poor collection exhibited in this Museum do not match with the importance of this great Culture ... Though I know for sure the ministry of antiquities has... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I really liked this museum. You need a good 2 hours to look around but the time went really quickly. Even the outside of the building is a work of art and fits in with the landscape beautifully. There are some really cool statues here were it feels the eyes are following you as you move around. Also check out... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Great museum with many artifacts giving an overview of the Ancient Egyptian reign. Additionally there is a great display of mommies and saving of artifacts due to the flooding of the Nile. There exhibit continues into modern time display life today for both Muslims and Christians.

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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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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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