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Alexandria National Museum
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Ranked #9 of 72 things to do in Alexandria
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Owner description: More than 1800 archaeological pieces are exhibited chronologically from one floor to the next: the basement is devoted to Prehistoric and Pharonic times; first floor to the Graeco-Roman period; second floor to the Coptic and Islamic era that highlights artifacts raised during recent underwater excavations.
Sydney, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Interesting”
Reviewed July 24, 2013

Really appreciated the scale of the museum. Enough to be interesting and not too much to have you saying 'not another bloody museum!'

Visited June 2013
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Alexandria, Egypt
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Revealing the Graeco Roman Era of Alexandria”
Reviewed May 26, 2013

It is well know that Alexandria was the capital of the modernized world and stayed 600 years like that in ancient antiquities. This museum reveals a lot about this history while Alexandria was known as the white city from the white marble of its palaces , it is a very important place for any one studying Alexandria or enthusiast. There is a part of the Islamic era of Alexandria too
The architecture of the building reveals part of the Alexandrian history when Italian architects came from Europe to build in Egypt. The museum is in part of the old city of Alexandria.
I would recommend it strongly

Visited June 2012
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Alaska
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28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Alexandria National Museum”
Reviewed May 18, 2013

It is a small collection of interesting things found around and about Alexandria. The exhibits are poorly labelled. I would have appreciated more information and better lighting.

Visited February 2013
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Springfield, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“wonderful but small”
Reviewed May 17, 2013

this was a great museum, particularlly the pieces discovered underwater were great, although it's smaller than I thought it would be - you dont need to plan for more than 1-2 hours here.

Visited June 2012
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“Alexandria National Museum”
Reviewed April 28, 2013

Wonderful place to visit for the whole family, a lot of fun and education, also a lot of history, very nice location near by everything , then you can take a walk on the see cornich.

Visited April 2013
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