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“Alexandria National Museum” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Alexandria National Museum

Alexandria National Museum
110 El Horreya Rd. Raml Station, Alexandria, Egypt
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Ranked #8 of 39 Attractions in Alexandria
4.5 of 5 stars 78 Reviews
Type: History Museums, Museums
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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.
Alexandria, Egypt
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Alexandria National Museum”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

It is a small collection of interesting things found around and about Alexandria. The exhibits are poorly labelled. I would have appreciated more information and better lighting.

Visited February 2013
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Springfield, Massachusetts
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“wonderful but small”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

this was a great museum, particularlly the pieces discovered underwater were great, although it's smaller than I thought it would be - you dont need to plan for more than 1-2 hours here.

Visited June 2012
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“Alexandria National Museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Wonderful place to visit for the whole family, a lot of fun and education, also a lot of history, very nice location near by everything , then you can take a walk on the see cornich.

Visited April 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“Could be better”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013 via mobile

The signs need to be updated, as lots of information is missing. The building used to be the USA Alex embassy. Lovely floors and staircase. Just be careful as I was shouted at for placing a finger on an object which was not allowed. No signs to say otherwise. But all the staff phones on extra loud is ok.
My main grumble is the fact a lot of the objects come from elsewhere in Egypt

Visited April 2013
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“A good small museum”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

Gives the history of ancient Egypt in general, as well as Alexandria. Also has muslim and christian artefacts from the modern era.

Visited April 2013
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