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Egyptian Antiquities Museum

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Address: Midan El Tahrir | Geographical Society Building, Cairo 11557, Egypt
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This famous museum houses the world’s largest collection of ancient...

This famous museum houses the world’s largest collection of ancient Egyption artifacts (more than 120,000 items on display) featuring the famous Tutankhamun collection with its beautiful gold death mask and sarcophagus and the royal Mummy room, which houses an additional eleven Pharaonic dignitaries.

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Fantastic Museum

Fantastic Museum let down by lack of spending and care. The museum is stuffed full of wondrous artefacts but time and lack of money is resulting in the items becoming worn and... read more

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fantastic Museum let down by lack of spending and care. The museum is stuffed full of wondrous artefacts but time and lack of money is resulting in the items becoming worn and tired looking. Museum is poorly laid out and could do with an overhaul. However antiquities are worth the travel and price of entrance. Once is a life time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Don't miss Egyptian History , you have to visit that place and lets be in the know , history of egypt.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This museum has so many objects to see. I spent almost 4 hours and could have probably spent another 1-2 hours. The items are beautiful and many are in amazing condition (esp considering they're all 2000+ years old). However, only about 1/4 of the items are labeled. Without descriptions, it felt like there was a missed opportunity to really understand... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a wonderful collection off Egyptian antiquities although the building is also old. I understand they are building a new on near the great pyramids. The King Tut collection is not to be missed

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I typically don't like history museums, only art museums, but this museum of antiquities is an exception. There are so many interesting pieces there, including the gold mask from the tomb of King Tutekemon. The mummy room is pretty cool too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Waaaau!!! Anyone who loves history, Egyptian culture please go and visit this place. You can't believe, till you see, till you are there!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Most of historic antiquities are assembled in this museum. It is a great value to visit this major attraction. From collections found in King Tut tomb to many statues and articles found from throughout Egypt, this attraction is one of a kind. It is worth recruiting a guide available at the entrance. Worth the visit

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice museum, with lots of mummies. The sarcophagus of Tutankhamen and its treasures are impressive. The museum is a bit dark, but still a worthwhile visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Egyptian Museum in Cairo contains the world's most extensive collection of Pharaonic antiquities; no visit to Egypt is complete without a trip through its galleries. The original collection was established in the late 19th century under Auguste Mariette and housed in Boulaq. The objects were moved in 1891 to the palace of Ismail Pasha in Giza before being transferred... More 

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Very nice visit .. I went by my self ...enjoid alot.......it was one of my best visiting that I ever seen

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