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Alexandria National Museum

110 El Horreya Rd. Raml Station, Alexandria, Egypt
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Ranked #7 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

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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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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81 reviews 81 reviews
41 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
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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58 attraction reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
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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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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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Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

It's quite hard to find it, but once you are in Alexandria and want to see some history - it's worth paying a visit. Just don't forget there is a basement, because it's the most interesting place in the museum (dedicated to the ancient Egypt, and have a real mummy and sarcophagus). The descriptions are written in English, so it's... More

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Alexandria, Egypt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

this museum is the most beautiful place for me. am visit it for several times . it contains floor for the Egyptian monuments and also nuder ground room for mummies. Also another floor for the monuments that dates to the greco-roman period and hall for the submerged monuments.

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