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Solar Boat Museum

Pyramids Zone | El Haram, Giza, Egypt
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Pyramids Zone | El Haram, Giza, Egypt
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Reviewed 6 days ago

can you imagine that you will see a boat older than most of the countries allover the world thousands of years and still there , unbelievable

Thank Mahmoud F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hugeness will make you awestruck. The history and facts behind it's construction is interesting. Full credit to the authorities for making the museum so beautiful by maintaining it's original graveyard, depicting it's discovery and reconstruction through pictures, and creating it's miniature models.

Thank Doc_Subhajit17
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our guide tried to talk us out of seeing this as part of the Pyramids experience, but thankfully we insisted. The now customary security check at entry, and shoe coverings are issued. The boat itself is amazing, and the excavation history also interesting. Photos or...More

Thank diver8264
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wish the AC had been working because the building can get quite stuffy but it's absolutely worth the short stop! What a gorgeous piece of history. No photos allowed, had to check my camera in with the guard at the door. We were given...More

Thank lkrause8
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

History of the boats, was very important in Egyptian history.. I did not realize how important this was until I heard the hold story. That our guide told us.

Thank Lynn W
Reviewed October 14, 2017

I believe this is also called Cheops boat Museum or Khufu's ship...only said that because you may find it listed that way. Well, that's what the entry ticket says. If you want to see how the Egyptian royality went down the nile this is where...More

Thank hharris860
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

Khufu Ship is a complete full size boat that was sealed in a pit in front of The Great Pyramid of Giza in 2500 B.C.E. It has now been restored & preserved in the Khufu Boat Museum (Solar Boat Museum). Two theories/myths on why it...More

Thank GeorgeH-LI_NY-ExPat
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Finally got to Giza, and instead of going inside the pyramids, took a tour of the Solar Boat Museum. The boat is AMAZING. The ancient Egyptians were truly masters of boat building. The entire story behind finding the boat is worth the time to read....More

Thank Davespilot
Reviewed September 22, 2017

This museum, conveniently near the Great Pyramid, is interesting to visit to see a 4000 year old ceremonial boat. It doesn't take long to go around and there are presentations which are in English.

Thank Jeremy P
Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in the museum and really enjoyed the aur conditioning as it was so hot outside. The boat itself is just incredible and what a job they did restoring it. There's also restrooms inside.

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August 10, 2015|
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Response from AhmedMorshedy | Reviewed this property |
50 Egyptian pounds for adults and 25 for students
March 26, 2015|
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Response from FastoneTravels | Reviewed this property |
Hi - if the tour is not included, it is so easy to get a ticket, the ticket booth is right outside the entrance to the Solar Boat museum, which is right next the the Big Pyramid of Khufu. It takes about 15 to 20 mins to tour... More
March 12, 2015|
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Response from FastoneTravels | Reviewed this property |
I paid in Egyptian Pounds - I did not get the understanding that you could pay with Dollars. I agree with the other travelers - withdraw EGP at an ATM or exchange USD in Egypt. There are many places where you can exchange... More