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Not to be missed. The lower level has a wonderful Pharaonic collection that is beautifully presented with some of the best lighting I have seen. Graeco-Roman collection on the ground floor is quite good as well. Upper floor presentation covering Islamic and Ottoman was okay…
Located in an old turn of the XXth century mansion, this museum includes antiquities and decorative arts objects. Not surprisingly the highlight is the Egyptian antiquities section which contains some beautiful pieces. On the other hand the section that includes antiques…
We walked to this small out of the way museum housed in a former grand residence of Alexandria. The walk itself was engaging and interesting as we made our way through the backstreets. On arrival, the museum presents as a magnificent old home. Inside, a wonderful collection…
Fascinating collection of ancient pieces. Really is worth a visit and a good two hour stay if you are with a good tour guide as we were. Hassan from Bunniks really brought this museums displays to life for us. Very memorable.
Given that Alexandria was our last stop in our Egypt tour and we had already spent a lot of time at the Cairo Museum and in Luxor, we did not find the Alexandria Museum to be overly informative above and beyond what we already knew, except for the greco-roman era info. If…