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N/r Valley of the kings | West Side, Luxor, Egypt
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Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

When we visited we were the first visitors in 4 days. It was interesting to see exhibits used by Howard Carter and see the darkroom and camera equipment. It feels like it’s been left untouched. Coffee shop closed,saw the replica tomb of Tutankhamen which was...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank neastloon
Reviewed October 7, 2017

I've been to Egypt many times but this was the very first time I visited the house of Carter and now I put this visit as a must

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

i have visited the Carter house 4 visits now and it never ceases to enthral,and when we went they had Carter in a hologram which was quite remarkable to see him moving around his desk,it was like he was actually there,but I believe that is...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank chami
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Very easy to miss, Howard Carter's house near to the entrance to the Valley of the Kings and not on most guided tours. The house looks totally genuine and like he just walked out yesterday. You can read his original handwritten letters (appalling handwriting) or...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Dave M
Reviewed July 12, 2017

This is an absolute highly recommendable visit for all tourists. Howard Carter is responsible for many of the discoveries in the area. Enjoy his house in all its originality and surrounding gardens.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Celeste F
Reviewed June 1, 2017

I've passed the old carter House many times over the years and decided to pop in last month when we went to the Valley. The museum was created with support from other agencies. Whilst its a simple affair, it puts the visitor into the shoes...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank David C
Reviewed May 24, 2017

It’s a house frozen in time, with the added attraction of a replica of King Tutankhamun’s tomb in the back garden. While you’re in the Valley of the king’s worth seeing but not the most spectacular thing you will see in the Valley.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed April 28, 2017

This house was especially interesting for us because we had been to Highbury Castle near Newbury where a lot of artefacts belonging to Lord Carnavon are exhibited. Howard Carters house also has the replica of the tomb of Tutankamun to see which was quite amazing...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Jane H
Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

50le to visit including the replica of Tutankhamens tomb. It's a small house but you can wander around it at your own pace. Lots of information to read. The dark room was interesting. Amazing to think of what went on here.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank BillieAnt
Reviewed April 8, 2017

Very interesting to see how Howard Carter lived while discovering and excavating King Tut's Tomb. Quick easy site to visit.

Date of experience: March 2017
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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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