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Howard Carter House

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Address: N/r Valley of the kings | West Side, Luxor, Egypt

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The house is a Combined visit including replica tomb of Tutankhamen well worth a visit, helpful on site guides, plenty of information plus a video

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

The house is a Combined visit including replica tomb of Tutankhamen well worth a visit, helpful on site guides, plenty of information plus a video

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Grand Forks, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Interesting to see where Howard Carter lived. Nice view and peaceful garden. The replica of Tut's tomb is now open so that was also interesting with lots of information plaques on the walls.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

This is a great view. It feels like he's just stepped out for a while , all the original fittings are so quaint. Replica of tutankamun tomb next to it.

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

We visited this House of Howard Carter which is set out to reflect the way he lived almost 100yrs ago. It contains most of he`s work and photographs from earlier digs up till he discovered King Tuts tomb in Valley of kings. It gives a great insight into how he lived and perceived the era and documented everything he discovered.... More 

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Manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

We spent a wonderfully relaxing hour at this house. Step back in time, this house has peace flowing through it. Left just as it was in HC day. His possessions are amazing, the camera, phonograph, hats, papers etc. An amazing insight into life for HC.

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Abergavenny, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

good to see where he lived and the old furniture and gadgets he used like cameras radio utensils etc

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

Unless you have an appreciation for the story of Tut's discovery, you may not get much out of this. If you do though, what a great addition to your Egypt/Valley experience. If you ant make it to Valley of the Kings, then hit the Tut tomb replica. It is not exact, Tut himself is still in his tomb in Valley.

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Luxor, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

Wonderful! Really enjoyed our visit,another bit of time travel while visiting Luxor, this time only back to the 20,s. The feel created with all of Howard Carter,s household on show is superb, I sat at his desk and posed for photo,s. Very nice to visit a place like this and be able to just wonder around at your leisure. Wouldn,t... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

Been to Howard Carter's house previously and went specifically to see the replica of Tutankhamun's tomb. It was exceptional and, according to a friend who has seen the original, is an exact copy, even down to the bacteria. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

We sort of stumbled across this by accident and I'm so glad we did. It's a must see place, especially because of all the information which is dotted around. The replica of Tutankhamun's tomb is also fascinating as they have opened up all of the rooms to give you a feel of what it was really like. They've done an... More 

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