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Address: N/r Valley of the kings | West Side, Luxor, Egypt

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Carter House

I enjoyed seeing the antiques of H.Carter here. Tray have copies of his notes under the dining table glass to read. On the grounds close to the house ( I believe it was a Spanish... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Aswan, Egypt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I enjoyed seeing the antiques of H.Carter here. Tray have copies of his notes under the dining table glass to read. On the grounds close to the house ( I believe it was a Spanish University who has recreated the inner chamber of the Boy Kings tomb.)

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Visited last year whilst travelling around luxor. Shame there as so few tourists to enjoy this house. Arrived and we were the only people there. Lovely to see the house - historical so was great to see how he actually ,ived. Nice touches were his diary which you could read.

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Redruth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Several friends and myself, who have mostly worked in X-ray departments over the years were surprised and excited by Howard Carters darkroom. The whole place was interesting, but that brought back memories that the group could really share, fab. The fairly newly opened replica of Tutankhamuns tomb at the same site is also worth a visit, but one of group... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We returned here to mainly visit the replica of Tut's tomb, but went round the house again since the one 50LE ticket is for both attractions. It still resembles a collection of period pieces collected from far & wide and placed around the house with only a little thought on placement. These have then been neglected ever since and are... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

A few years ago, when staying on the west bank, I visited Howard Carter's house in it's state before restoration. While not open to the public at that time, anything can be opened for baksheesh (tips) especially if the head guard is not around. Having seen the house that way and now visiting the restoration, I have to say Kudos... More 

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United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

From the moment you step inside, you are transported back to 1922, the year Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Tutankhamen, funded by Lord Canarven. To see how Carter lived, to see the original letters and photo's, to actually sit in Carters chair and read his letters, was not just an experience, but a privilege.

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Cairo, Egypt
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Interesting enough, but much more could be done with the place to bring to life the work that Carter did here and the daily life of an archaeologist in the field. A place to stop if you have the time, but not a must-see by any means

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Carlisle, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Great little museum of Howard Carter and lord Carnarvon in the house which was built by Carnarvon for Carter during the time of his excavations in the valley of the kings. Also the site of a replica tomb of Tutankhamun where you can take photos and explore the tomb in more detail than in the real tomb in the valley... More 

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Oxford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Tickets obtained from the main West Bank ticket office Very interesting way to find out more about Howard Carter and the discovery of Tutankhamun tomb. About ten rooms each containing period furniture, some of it original, and information about Carter and Tutankhamun. We used a guide who approached us at the house, which was well worth doing as even though... More 

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Alton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The house is much more interesting than I expected and is well worth a visit. The house also has a copy of King Tuts tomb. This is surprisingly good and in some ways more interesting as the real thing as it provides much detail of the tomb and the finds that are not available at the actual tomb. Dont dismiss... More 

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Address: Address: N/r Valley of the kings | West Side, Luxor, Egypt
Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Nile River Valley  >  Luxor

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