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Alexandria National Museum

110 El Horreya Rd. Raml Station, Alexandria, Egypt
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Ranked #4 of 40 Attractions in Alexandria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums
Owner description: More than 1800 archaeological pieces are exhibited chronologically from one floor to the next: the basement is devoted to Prehistoric and Pharonic... more » Owner description: More than 1800 archaeological pieces are exhibited chronologically from one floor to the next: the basement is devoted to Prehistoric and Pharonic times; first floor to the Graeco-Roman period; second floor to the Coptic and Islamic era that highlights artifacts raised during recent underwater excavations. « less
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I visit the museum in the morning it's not too big but it is well organised in every monument there is a " legend" that explain in arabic or english what you are seeing. You don't need a guide. You should visit this place because it is summarize the history of the old and the new alexandria. For the fees... More

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Vancouver
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I've visited lots of museums. This one is small but has some interesting artifacts. I was intrigued by the finds from under the sea of the ancient city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Very good! you can not miss this museum, all the pieces are preserve ! Bring your ISIC card , students pay 25 LE No students 40 LE

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Alexandria, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

If you don't have the time then you can visit all of Egypt in one place .. It is not large or have large number of monuments .. But 4 floors .. One for Pharonic period .. One for the Coptic (Christian) period including the Greko-Roman period .. One floor for the Islamic (Arabic) period and last floor for Modern... More

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Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

it sounds great to vist this place in alexandria, it gives you knowleged by see alot of scultures which is different erom any other place

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

My trip was so nice over there that I want to go back soon. The museum itself is full of history and information and if you ask the gards they are more then helpful with given information!!!!

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kuala lumpur
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

It was a couple of years back when we visited the Library & we were informed that Alexander The Great translated the Bible here. Library is huge & contain wealth of information. City is clean & its has a beautiful blue sea.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

everything that Cairo aught to be but isn't, beautifully presented and small enough for a half day visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

I found this museum searching places to visit using trip advisor To my surprise none of the four taxi drivers I called know it even exist so I had to walk my way to the museum using Google maps which was accurate At first I thought the museum is closed because I found no one in there but security Then... More

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Cairo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Every time I am in Alexandria I love to be in Alexandria National Museum . Its well-labelled collection singled out from other Museums . First loor is dedicated to Graeco - Roman times include the a sphinx and other sculptures found during underwater excavations at Aboukir. The museum has a very beautiful statue of a Ptolemaic queen with Egyptian looks... More

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