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National Museum of Beirut

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Address: Corner of useum Street, Damascus Street and Abdallah El Yafi Avenue., Beirut, Lebanon
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An absolutely beautiful museum and testament to Lebanon!

This is a very beautiful and well kept museum--one of the best I've ever seen. There were hardly any tourists when I visited (granted, it was Coptic Christmas weekend!) but the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a very beautiful and well kept museum--one of the best I've ever seen. There were hardly any tourists when I visited (granted, it was Coptic Christmas weekend!) but the staff wandered around eager to assist where they were needed. The museum showcases the past of Lebanon. It's engagement with Phoenician, Greek, Egyptian, and Ottoman pasts. The artifacts are... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

this museum is small by international standards but has super high quality exhibits - a must visit for locals & tourists alike!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One day before we went to Byblos . The guide told us to visit the museum if we want to see the original heritage. There were replicas and photos in the site . So we went and were very lucky cousecit was the free day ( saturday ) 3 floor museum very well decorated was more than we expexted. Absoulately... More 

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located in beirut ... newly renovated specially the lower part of the museum ... very interesting.. it should be seen

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting, rich archaeological museum that's continuing to expand (there is a great new exhibition in the basement). The museum has an easy-to-use app (if you don't want to download it, you can borrow one of their tablets while you tour the museum) so you can go at your own pace and get all the explanations you need.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an absolutely brilliant museum that is well curated and tracks the ancient history of this fascinating country. This is a must do when in Beirut and is two hours very well spent.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Informative, interesting and very well laid out, a must also is the short film. I would highly recommend a visit here

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was all and more than we could ever hope for. It was beautiful and we really enjoyed our visit. Our tour guide was excellent too. She explained everything to us in detail. It was extremely enjoyable and though we had travelled all morning, we were not tired and were eager to see everything.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's my favorite museum in Beirut the entry fee is not expensive at all the stuff inside the museum are amazing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is a visit worth not only for the extraordinary exhibition but as well for the beautiful architecure... and go after around Badaro for a walk and discover some nice, cool places

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