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Egyptian Antiquities Museum

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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...more
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Midan El Tahrir | Geographical Society Building, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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+20 112 152 0515
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is a dark and dusty mess of a storage room of priceless pieces. It is as if the curator wanted to replicate the Chambers of the Tombs of the Kings and just piled pieces on top of pieces without much thought to how...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Full of treasures from the ancient times to relatively sooner times of Graeco Roman periods and more gold in one place that you would have possibly seen .

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Nothing in any books can prepare you for this. Be prepared NO PHOTOS of death mask or a few other things. Some people deaf and blind. Guards made them delete their shots. They are magnificent beyond all expectations. Mummy room interesting.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is one of the places you must visit when you in Cairo. Unfortunately it’s about to change location , but we had the chance to visit before the change. Mystic atmosphere inside, we had an Italian guide helping us to Better understand all the...More

Thank FedericaCiarini_
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are in Cairo, you have to visit the museum. It contains so many ancient relics but most importantly, the 2nd floor has the Mummy of Ramses 2nd and the treasures of Tuttankhamun. The museum is old though and lacks air conditioning. Make sure...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

You cannot visit Cairo without visiting this museum. It is huge, and full of artifact after artifact from many different time periods. The mummy rooms are entertaining, and it's surprising how well preserved they are.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Some amazing displays here but probably do need a guide to explain what they all are and the intricacies of Egyptology

Thank Stephanie058
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This museum is a must visit to anyone visiting Cairo. It is historic and many of the treasures of the antiquities. However on our visit they are in the process of moving most of these to the new spectacular museum in Giza so lots of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth the visit! I visited as part of tour - eygpt day tours. Arrived at 0845 and managed to get straight through security and ready for when it opened at 9am. There are lots of artefacts so suggest you take a guide as they...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What ever you will see in the museum , guess what we have enough antiquities to fill up 10 times the size of the down town museum, hope you visit when the new museum opens. If it has multiple passes for 2 days or 3...More

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Sana S
November 17, 2018|
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Response from jilldT7111RD | Reviewed this property |
It is a Muslim country. I bet it will be open. Jan 1 might not be. U can call them also.
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August 3, 2018|
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Response from avalon2020 | Reviewed this property |
The opening of the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM), the new museum in Giza, has been delayed. But there is still plenty left to see at the old Egyptian Museum at Tahrir Square in Cairo.
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Colin R
July 26, 2018|
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Response from Merritt47 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is from 8am - 4pm.
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