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Half-Day Tour of the Egyptian Museum provided by EMO TOURS EGYPT

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Half-Day Tour of the Egyptian Museum

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 07/05/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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    The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, known commonly as the Egyptian Museum or Museum of Cairo, in Cairo, Egypt, is home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities. It has 120,000 items, with a representative amount on display, the remainder in storerooms. Built in 1901 by the Italian construction company Garozzo-Zaffarani to a design by the French architect Marcel Dourgnon, the edifice is one of the largest museums in the region. As of March 2019, the museum is open to the public. In 2020 the museum is due to be superseded by the new Grand Egyptian Museum at Giza.
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Important Information
  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Entry fees
  • Entry/Admission - The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance fees for Royal Mummies Room it requires additional ticket can be bought on spot
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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sandy b wrote a review Jan 2020
11 contributions1 helpful vote
We chose this trip as most of the others only offered 2 hours at the museum and with the vast number of exhibits we wanted longer. This trip with EMO TOURS was advertised as being 3 hours in the museum, but in actuality I think we were there longer. Our guide Mawra was super,
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Date of experience: January 2020
PatriotRedSox wrote a review Jan 2020
United States16 contributions6 helpful votes
Our tour guide Ahmed was amazing and very knowledgeable. He was at the lobby 15mins ahead of schedule and waited patiently for us. We walked over to the museum from our hotel and Ahmed took care of everything, from getting us in, to explaining all the different artifacts, to
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Date of experience: January 2020
Response from mariemotoursegypt20, Public Relations Manager at Half-Day Tour of the Egyptian Museum
Responded Jan 6, 2020
Dear our valued customer Thank you for your outstanding detailed review , and your positive comments about our service. We are so happy that you spent a lovely time in our beloved country with us Your positive feelings about Egypt and our devoted company, mean so much to us, and that is what we always aim for. You should definitely come back for another visit to our country . there's more for you to see. So, get ready for your next trip to explore more treasures of the marvelous Egyptian Civilization. Sincerely, Emo Tours Egypt
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Kiwi travellers wrote a review Nov 2019
2 contributions
Ahmed Tonsi was our tour guide for the day he got in touch before the tour started to confirm, arrived on time and greeted us with a big happy smile. Gave us the option of how we would like the tour to run, took care of us throughout the entire tour - including getting in,
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Date of experience: November 2019
Response from Resort28504041233, Guest Relations Manager at Half-Day Tour of the Egyptian Museum
Responded Nov 19, 2019
Dear our valued customer Thank you for your excellent review We thrilled your time with us was so amazing!we endeavor to go above and beyond to ensure our guests have a memorable experience. It’s not surprising that ahmed took such wonderful care of you and made you feel so valued. She is an important member of our team. We look forward to seeing you again soon for another fantastic experience! Have a beautiful day! Best regards, Emo Tours Eygpt
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airportdiva wrote a review Oct 2019
5 contributions3 helpful votes
The tour was suppose to be 3 hours long our tour was only 90 minutes then Misha took us to shops so they could see us perfume etc. Guide shows you only the highlights everything is labeled I would recommend to go to the museum which is very very crowded and take your time see
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Date of experience: October 2019
3 Helpful votes
Gwen Nisbet wrote a review Aug 2019
Napier, New Zealand1 contribution
Visited the fascinating Egyptian Museum today with our Tour Guide Mamdouh Kamal and our Polite Driver Samer, we learned a lot with Ancient Egyptian history and our fascination grew more, inside the museum you'll see all the treasures they found years ago and stuffs until now,
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Date of experience: August 2019
Response from mariemotoursegypt20, Public Relations Manager at Half-Day Tour of the Egyptian Museum
Responded Aug 21, 2019
Dear our valued customer, Thank you for rating us Excellent.We are so pleased to hear that you spent a lovely time in our beloved country with us. Your safety, comfort and satisfaction are very important to us more than anything else. We hope to see you again soon with a longer stay...there are a lot of amazing things to discover around Egypt , and we will be waiting to show you the treasures of our country .We appreciate your time and efforts in Providing a feedback to us . Best regards, Emo Tours Egypt
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About the operator

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EMO was great! From the US, it is a long grueling flight. To have someone there waiting to pick you up is great.
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Fabulous Tour with Ahmed
I just went on this tour and it was really great! My guide was Ahmed Zaki and he was so amazingly knowledgeable (he
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Perfect day!!
This trip was absolutely perfect - although it took a bit longer than advertized. You get a much better understandi
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Osama was fab
Osama was a great tour guide and made this really fun. You definitely need someone who knows the area and the histo
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Airport and Hotel transfer service
Emo Tours provided transportation from the Cairo Airport to downtown Hilton Hotel. Person waiting outside air termi
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5 star+ Day trip to Red Sea
Hazem was our guide and he was amazing! He started by stopping and buying snacks and water for us. Our driver, Achm
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comfortable transfer for our group. always available for our ever-changing requests. get a cost for your changes so
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Thanks for wonderful service!
Amir contacted me the evening before our flight in and the morning of. He was very professional and pointed out lan
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Private Tour Day Trip to Alexandria from Cairo
We had a very interesting day touring Alexandria. Our guide, Abdul and driver, Ehab were great. They arrived at o
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A great tour to the Red Sea
This was a private tour with Hazem and his driver period I picked up the snacks that we wanted it and drinks that w
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Travelled from Canada - great use of a day
I was on my own and wanted to see Alexandria from Cairo in one day. The guide was great. On time, perfect English
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Wonderful personal tour with Amr Samir and Ehab Sedan
Today, I had a wonderful tour of the pyramids of Giza with Amr Samir and Ehab Sedan. Amr was a wonderful guide, sh
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Michelle E
Great way to relax prior to ending your visit
I highly recommend this trip for a relaxing getaway. We went in February so knew it would be too cold to swim, but
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Neil F
After we paid for this we were then informed by the tour company that they no longer did this trip but it would be
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Mary L
Excellent trip with Amr Samir.
Our guide Amr greeted us at our hotel and we headed out towards Memphis. On the way we stopped off and Amr bought u
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h
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