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Egyptian Antiquities Museum

Midan El Tahrir | Geographical Society Building, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+202 5782448
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Private Cairo Egyptian Museum Tour with Lunch
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Half-Day tour to Egyptian Museum of Pharaonic Antiquities
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Half-Day Tour of the Egyptian Museum
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This famous museum houses the world’s largest collection of ancient Egyption artifacts (more than 120,000 items on display) featuring the famous Tutankhamun collection with its beautiful gold death mask and sarcophagus and the royal Mummy room, which houses an additional eleven Pharaonic dignitaries.
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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Midan El Tahrir | Geographical Society Building, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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+202 5782448
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Reviewed yesterday

The Egyptian museum is huge there is so very much to see. You really need to have a plan before you go unless you have a week or two. Tutankhamen's exhibition is amazing that was the main thing I wanted to see and it did...More

Thank LishMcM
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was a great place you will enjoy but dont forget to bring with yu some water :D you must visit it

Thank Nader M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was really disappointed with museum.. 1st the timing in google not real, its not updated so be careful. The building is not clean the windows as if the earthquik attacked it. Then the treasure antiques were just dusted and any one can touch and...More

Thank FarahKhidry
Reviewed 2 days ago

You need at least 3 days to get a good 'feel' and to take in the knowledge and history that this wonderful place has to reveal. This is a must do while you are visiting Cairo.

Thank Donna M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I'm quiet happy there's still a place in Egypt for people who enjoy museums and antiques, and that it still enjoys its historical theme and hasn't changed by time.

Thank Yasmeen A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After the pyramids this has to be a must as the museam contains all the artifacts taken from the pyramids and some displays of mummies in its original form. A hint take cash with as the place do not accept cards and the atm in...More

Thank Mohammed E
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We are two families of four from Toronto, Canada; including four teenage boys & girls (13,14,14,16) and have spent three days in Cairo. The Egyptian Museum was very easy to get in - no lines. We did use the ATM onsite, which was helpful. One...More

Thank Alex V
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

With even a day in Cairo this is a must. I visited the museum many years ago as a child and I don't think I fully appreciated the greatness of Egypts history. Seeing artefacts that were over 4000 years old, including Egyptian mummies brought home...More

Thank fadel73
Reviewed 1 week ago

here easily you will find pieces returns to more than 5000 years , you can imagine this , and it is not a shapeless piece of stone or wood , no it is a piece of art you will like to admire it , and...More

Thank Ahmad B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a nice place, excellent food and our server tarek Ismail was really professional, we enjoyed it to the max

Thank MyehiaM
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MegElizabeth01
27 June 2017|
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Response from Rodman100 | Reviewed this property |
There are no labels on 80% of the exhibits, and the labels that are are about 50 years old. There are plenty of guides outside the museum ready to lend their services for a price
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kevin a
25 May 2017|
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Response from Gwendoline l | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, they were still there but you can see they are in the process of packing up. Maybe check closer to the time of your visit👍
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trip-traveller99
23 May 2017|
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Response from babuchNashik | Reviewed this property |
yes u can take pictures except in the mummies galaries and in tutankhamuns mask hall. mobile cameras are not charged but stand alone cameras are charged.
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