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Oasis Heritage Museum

Bawiti, Egypt
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Ranked #14 of 17 Attractions in Bawiti
Type: History Museums, Museums
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Type: History Museums, Museums
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Michigan
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90 reviews 90 reviews
18 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

We visited both the Mummy museum and the tomb site across the street. This was our only chance to see mummies, as the Egyptian museum was inaccessible. Small but in excellent shape and well cared for--the most Western style museum we entered. We had a guide, but independent visitors will find no information available onsite. The tombs are a must--very... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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109 reviews 109 reviews
36 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

On a group tour to Bahariya, we stopped to see the museum and excavation site of the Golden Mummies. It was late on a Friday and as a part of the Muslim holiday Eid el Adha. We saw the mummies and they were quite interesting. However, there are no descriptions accompanying the exhibit. From what other say, the museum is... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2012

Its located just as you enter the Oasis. Check the time and date its sometimes closed.

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VA
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181 reviews 181 reviews
116 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2011

Recent discoveries of 10,000 mummies in a field outside of town have the place on the map. Half a dozen are on display. They date from the Greco-Roman period. Very interesting.

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Greeley, Colorado
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16 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2011

This site and the cemetary the mummies came from can be had for one price. If you do not speak Arabic, it may be good to get a Bedoin guide as these sites are not easy to locate and you will get more details about what you are viewing

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