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Egyptian Antiquities Museum

Midan El Tahrir | Geographical Society Building, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+202 5782448
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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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  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Midan El Tahrir | Geographical Society Building, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+202 5782448
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Reviewed today via mobile

Museum was great to visit. They charge an extra fee if you want to take pictures and you are not allowed to take pictures of the mummies although plenty of people did. With seeing.

Thank Bob T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great colection of ancient artifacts and gold, burial tombs with manuscripts of the book of the dead, only representation of pharaoh Cheops, carriages, weapons, sarcofagus. Photography is prohibited in museum. Altough you can get a photography permit you can't take photos in Tutankamons section. Ticket...More

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

They open on Sunday evenings from 6pm. It was v quiet. But worth it. All the big heavy stuff downstairs. Entrance is 180 Egyptian pounds to get in. Then a further 225 to see the mummies upstairs. See photos. These are the nighttime viewing prices....More

Thank Martin S
Reviewed 2 days ago

If Egyptian history is your thing, then this is unmissable. You can and will see everything in here. It's better to go with a guide who can tell you exactly what everything means (despite it having signs written in Engish in most places) and offer...More

Thank Mike B
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our guide, Fatma, was incredibly knowledgeable about the history of Egypt and gave us way more information than just what was written on the plaques or cards next to all the works of art. There is so much to see at this museum we could...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago

Just wow - so much history in one small place! I recommenced getting a guide, unless you are a hobby Egyptologist and have read extensively on this subject. Also, most of the place is not air-conditioned, so prepare for that, and no picture of King...More

Thank imay550
Reviewed 3 days ago

The famous museum that you see from documentaries. It is a stone’s throw away from Tahrir square and not as big as one would expect – the building at least. Would suggest that you get a local guide. Many available near the ticket booth and...More

Thank Max P
Reviewed 3 days ago

The place is too dirty and too occupied to be holding such important ruins. Do not get guides, they are mostly importers

Thank Naji A
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great artifacts with a terrific history lesson. A must see ! I particularly liked the King Tut Mask. Everything is beautifully displayed

Thank Fred R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Everything was great. Expect that your bathrooms are filthy. As the main historical archive of Egypt. The least you can do is show the world you are a hygienic country. Eil nadafa min eil....IMAN!

Thank Tarik M
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November 8, 2017|
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Response from Maria S | Reviewed this property |
i visited twice recently, last september and then again in october. both times entrance was 75 ep and the mummies room 100 ep.
October 13, 2017|
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Response from Maria S | Reviewed this property |
Much of it is gone from the Egyptian museum, i dont know where they have taken them. I even saw them packing the big room frames and other things. There are somethings left but i dont know if they will keep them there for... More
Elizabeth S
October 7, 2017|
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Response from Diane A | Reviewed this property |
I went to the museum in May. If you use "whispers"be picky about the headphones, or bring your own. I had trouble hearing. I would definitely recommend going, but a trip to the Valley of the Kings beforehand would be good... More