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Address: Corniche El-Nil | Opposite Mina Palace Hotel, Luxor, Egypt
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Phone Number: +20 95 2370062
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$35.00*
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Luxor Museum and Mummification Museum Half Day Tour
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$50.00*
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Day Tour to Luxor and Mummification Museums in Luxor

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Mummies

Quite nice to see all tools clear that were used during the mumification process on people and animals. Animals such as goats, ducks, crocodiles and cats etc were sacred to the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 12, 2016
Brian J
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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Farnham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I don't recommend this as there is not much to look at. Its not very expensive but only 1 mummy to see. Much better to go to the luxor museum.

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Quite nice to see all tools clear that were used during the mumification process on people and animals. Animals such as goats, ducks, crocodiles and cats etc were sacred to the ancient Egyptians but also part of their daily lives. As well as Humans animal mummies were also on display. Inside the museum as you walk round there is a... More 

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Thank Brian J
Halifax, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Very near Luxor temple, this museum is small but explains mummification in an interesting way. Great exhibits.

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Thank goldfingermike
Cairo, Egypt
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

I was really looking forward to this museum but it is small and poorly done. Only 60 LE ($6 at today's exchange) but still not much worth it. Even the examples of tools and mummies are not well done. I was really hoping for more on the process of mummification than the few drawing on the walls and tool display.

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Thank Steven W
Des Moines, Iowa
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

I'm not sure why so many reviewers, both here and in guidebooks, disparage the Mummification Museum. It's hardly massive, but it is filled with high quality objects that aid the viewer to understand the process of mummification and the rituals of death in ancient Egypt. I was thoroughly impressed and would recommend it to travelers on their way to the... More 

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Thank BDPhillips
Amsterdam
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

do not plan your trip around it, but don't walk by if you are in the neighborhood. The museum is small but it is entertaining and well designed.

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Thank maxmax432
Greater London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2016

Personally, the museum is not a big wow factor but its worth visited if you have extra time and $$. Its quite informative, proving enough information for tourist to understand mummification process after they leave the museum despite their small size as compared to other well known museum in egypt. P/s: No photography! or they might fine you, delete the... More 

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Thank Fakhruddin G
Khartoum, Sudan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2016

It is too small and the collection far too few. It should have been clubbed with the main Luxor museum and made it more interesting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2016

We had an excellent time visiting the museum. Quite the spectacle to see all of the mummies inside. It was extremely beautiful. Definitely recommended

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Thank Isolda C
Cairo, Egypt
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6 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

This is not for travellers on budget. The museum is very small, poor light and I was thinking I'll ve much deeper insight of the mummification. But the museum just showing a mummy and couple of animals mummies. Some tools used to do the process. Won't recommend it for tight budget or time. photography nit allowed and it's for 100le... More 

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