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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Canute_the_Great
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3 hours of Fun!

We spent hours wandering the museum. There were lots to look at; however, the museum wasn’t very... read more

Reviewed February 9, 2019
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This complex comprises an ethnographic museum, debating chamber and a small historical library.
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Kasr El Aini Street | El Shura Council Compound, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Most of the reviews of this museum are by people who were visiting the Egyptian Museum. King Tut - Egyptian Museum. Mummies- Egyptian Museum. Most of the photos are of The Egyptian Museum. Photo of the hours and prices for the Egyptian Museum, you guessed...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

We spent hours wandering the museum. There were lots to look at; however, the museum wasn’t very well organized. Most of the artifacts and displays did not have explanations which is a shame. The King Tut display is amazing, as well as the mummies.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 20, 2019

Place officer wide diversity of Egypt culture and nature,located on the capital center.We can reach there with taxi or scheduled buses.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed December 24, 2018

This museum will remind you of; A night a the museum and you will secretly hope to be locked in and live that night. Never a dull moment here among mummies and the rest of the great collection.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

One of our favorite stops as the museum puts together some best exhibits. Today the exhibits included the Tomb of Christ and another on the Titanic. NatGeo’s use of 3D, Virtual Reality and other multimedia tools puts you onsite during the Tomb’s restoration like no...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

Do check opening times on their website as Thursdays and Sundays have slightly different opening hours. Something that it isn’t mentioned anywhere is that evening entrance tickets are more expensive than day tickets (or that is what made us believe) as we got charged 180EGP...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 18, 2018

This was my first visit to Egypt, and so the museum was a must. The entry fee was 120 LE about $7 USD. As many have suggested, get a tour guide. I hired a guide from near the ticket booths. I was concerned that he...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

Amazing pieces on display but hardly any information. There is so much to see it can be dizzying, I would highly suggest a guide. Down fall is that a lot of the artifacts aren't contained and everyone touches them, feel like this is ruining the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Nice museum! It might be the Egyptian standard to maintain in such standards. Be aware of the tour guides near the entrance! They took the tourists for granted and arguing with you for business. We have visited today as a family of four. There was...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

We went there in June 2012. Around the complex we found the cordon of army, a museum and access was furter secured with barbed wire, because of the political situation in the country. We got headphones on where we could hear the guide and clearly...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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