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National Museum of Beirut

Corner of useum Street, Damascus Street and Abdallah El Yafi Avenue., Beirut, Lebanon
+961 1 426 703
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Corner of useum Street, Damascus Street and Abdallah El Yafi Avenue., Beirut, Lebanon
+961 1 426 703
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Truly stunning. Beautifully displayed objects with clear labelling and information. Very helpful staff. First class.

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Many Roman ruins here as well as Phoenician and even some Egyptian relics. Don't miss the reconstructed tomb room with frescoes and all the Roman sarcophagi. Also be sure to go to the 3rd floor to see the jewelry and coins from over 4000 years...More

Thank RichardK938
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The museum is the best place to hide from the heat of Beirut summer. I've spent 4hours walking from the ancient time to present and really enjoy it there.

Thank Issariya C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing place to go to and escape Beirut's business. Very well organized and fascinating stuff to see.

Thank TheLocoTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is unique then most places, its not just the history of objects it houses but the history of the museum itself, its trial and tribulations during war! the character of Lebenon is well expressed through the museum a nation that has changed hands...More

Thank Noman N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a very fortunate day when the treasures of the Beirut museum were sealed below ground to hide them from the horrors of the 1975-91 civil war and it is to be hoped that ISIS can be kept well away from them in their...More

Thank oliver A
Reviewed 1 week ago

It had many ancient tombs, ancient faces, ancient jewelry and ancient accessories. There was a little shop that sells some souvenirs.

Thank Laval J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well laid out interesting exhibits. Highlights for us were the 3 corpses that were so well preserved, some of the glass items that have survived intact for millennia and the contemporary feel of some of the ancient jewellery on display. We feel more background information...More

Thank t0nyevans
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are in Beirut, you cannot miss the national museum of Beirut. It holds some of the most beautiful art collections in the middle East dating back to the prehistoric area.

Thank EAA111
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it was a real new experience, with the kids, I must admit that i waited too long ti go. do not miss the old Phoenician mummies really impressive

Thank yk05
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19 February 2017|
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Response from HA12014 | Reviewed this property |
It's not expensive ... 5000 ll around 3 usd or 3 eur
12 May 2016|
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Response from Rita A | Reviewed this property |
New Year's day is official holiday, no museum would be open on such a day. Good time to visit Lebanon.
26 October 2015|
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Response from Hisham E | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. But if you pay in cash, they do not accept Dollars in this museum. Only Lebanese Lira