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Address: Mohamed Aly St. El Afrang District, Ismailia, Egypt
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This museum offers a vast collection of Graeco-Roman artifacts in addition...

This museum offers a vast collection of Graeco-Roman artifacts in addition to details of the Suez Canal's history.

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Not much to see

Not much to see, waste of time and energy. Actually, Ismailia has nothing to see, just Suez Canal and away from city noise.

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 15, 2015
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very dusty and neglected museum - nothing really to see. They could have documented the illustrious visits happened in Ismailia in the past . A missed opportunity as there is not much to see besides the Suez Canal.

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

Unfortunately , it has nothing inside to see, you will only see the building, and some of the Khedewi Ismail belonging, but most of the stuff was stolen or emptied long ago. enjoy the architecture and garden

Thank FaridaGK
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Not much to see, waste of time and energy. Actually, Ismailia has nothing to see, just Suez Canal and away from city noise.

Thank Navigator2004
Cairo, Egypt
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

a small museum but with a lot of interesting heritage from different periods of time. the most amazing part is at the end a well preserved mummy. all in all worth visiting

Thank Yasmina M
Ismailia, Egypt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

I would call it the smallest museum in the world! Saying that, there is so much inside to look at, I was amazed! Information in Arabic and English but covered it all in about 20 minutes!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2010

The taxi-drivers didnt know where it was. Once there, the staff didnt know where the tickets was. Probably was the first visitor in a very long time. The museum is very small, maybe 100 sqm. Contains only artifacts from faraonic, roman and greece times. Absolutely nothing about Ismailia, the canal or anything. Staff did not speak english. And there where... More 

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