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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Combined with a trip to The valley of the Queens, Carters house has been left in it's original state, with lots of interesting artifacts and pictures etc. In the grounds they have built a replica of King Tutankhamuns Tomb, which with all the pictures on...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank PaulMCol
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Touring the Howard Carter House - is indeed a Time Capsule of the Famous Archeologist & his quest for, and excavation of, the tomb of King Tutankhamen. Wonderful personal items of H. Carter during his years here in Luxor. House & artifacts are well maintained...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David B L
Reviewed January 12, 2019

The information provided in this museum was probably the most extensive and informative that I have seen in any museum in Egypt. You can see a lot of the items that Howard Carter used while he lived here, including his notes, radio and record player....More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank MatthewN1711
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

What a treat to get a tour of Howard Carter’s home. It felt so special to see where and how he lived. I especially enjoyed seeing his desk with the antique postcards, his dark room, and all the antique objects used to document the excavation....More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Consultcinda
Reviewed December 29, 2018

Carter's Howard Carter had a house built near the Valley of the Kings so he could continue his work on Tut's tomb over a decade. His house including notes and pictures is on display and rumour is the "dark room" is haunted. Can't say I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Sail_Scarlett
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Not crowded and very interesting to see. A "snapshot in time" and a pretty setting. Interesting to see how the explorers lived while they excavated in the area.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank karmen1955
Reviewed November 29, 2018 via mobile

When I was 5 years old, I was gifted a book on the discovery of Tutankamon’s tomb, by Howard Carter. At 13, I was slated to see the first-ever traveling exhibition of the treasures of King Tut’s tomb at the Met in NYC but, we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank PatriciaB308
Reviewed November 25, 2018

A fascinating house to visit, Howard Carters, own private place, his study, living quarters and the camera used by Harry Burton foe those world famous photographs, all on display, including his dark room. The atmosphere takes you back to those early exciting days! Luckily there...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank bobbymWirral
Reviewed October 17, 2018

We visited the Howard Carter House as an optional extra at our request when visiting Luxor on an excursion from Hurghada with Generals Adventure Hurghada . The house was fascinating with a number of items belonging to Howard Carter in the House and rooms laid...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank jcarter8332016
Reviewed September 26, 2018

I even met members of the grave robbers family, lots of newspaper articles on the wall, mostly in German or English, fascinating !!!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Orlandau
December 17, 2017|
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Response from Dave M | Reviewed this property |
difficult to be specific. I guess some of the furniture was included already in the house, so would probably be local, or purchased by him when he moved in, but there's so much stuff that is definitely his; cases, cameras... More
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JimG2465
October 7, 2017|
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Response from chami | Reviewed this property |
2 days is not very long to spend in Luxor,but even so you should be able to see the VOK and Karnak and Luxor temple. There are buses to Luxor from Hurghada ,but quite a long journey,but I believe flights are available too.
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Alison S
November 11, 2016|
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Response from Steven W | Reviewed this property |
It really depends on how you get to Luxor and who helps you when you are there. If you are on your own, you can simply take a taxi there. Ask them to stop at the ticket kiosk to get your tickets ahead of time. If you are... More
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