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Egypt Papyrus Museum

98 Haram St. El Haram, Giza, Egypt
+20 3 3830571
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Very good demo of how papyrus is made

They show you how they make papyrus and how to tell the fake from the real but the stuff on sale... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Fantastic art work

Staff were very friendly and showed us in detail how a papyrus is made! We took a large one with... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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98 Haram St. El Haram, Giza, Egypt
+20 3 3830571
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Reviewed yesterday

They show you how they make papyrus and how to tell the fake from the real but the stuff on sale is pretty steeply priced.

Thank yassirbom
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Staff were very friendly and showed us in detail how a papyrus is made! We took a large one with Maat-the goddess of truth and justice, and two smaller ones with our zodiac signs, with our name in hieroglyphics! It's a must and everyone should...More

Thank eva g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This tour was fantastic on it's but Egypt Guided Tours brought it to another level. Mr. khattab made it much more fun and interesting that would normally be expected from a tour of ancient temples. Mr. Khattab was always kind, considerate, and took care of...More

Thank N_Alalfy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of a must see places when you visit Egypt. Bought 3 large peice of Art and its worth having in your walls. A bit expensive but they will give you a fair enough discount .

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I don't mind learning about history, but having been escorted into the papyrus museum twice now, without consent, it's a 20minute stop that you don't need....unless you're into paper. Officially sanctioned by the government as a tourist revitalisation area to showcase local skills, you get...More

Thank Jeremy L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to pick up some unique art created by student artists. The people there are incredibly nice and will show you how to tell real papyrus from fake.

Thank Izzynyc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting demonstration on how papyrus is made. The rest of the experience will feel like a used car sales experience. Fun souvenir to bring home, but be willing to walk out of the shop if your price can't be met. If you walk away, they...More

Thank trthomas
Reviewed 14 August 2017

In the 'museum' they show you how the old Egpytians produced papyrus. That is interesting and nice to see. But I would not call it a 'museum', but rather a shop which also shows you how the stuff is produced. BUT we would very well...More

Thank Benno G
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Our tour guide suggested this place as part of our Pyramids tour. He said that since it is supervised by the government, you are guaranteed to find legitimate papyrus. I liked the presentation on how papyrus is made and large paintings were indeed impressive. Smaller...More

Thank Jayant K
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The demonstration of how the Papyrus paper is made was pretty interesting - the artwork is all gorgeous. We walked in with the intention of buying probably 5 pieces of artwork each, though the employees followed us around the store, literally the entire time. I'd...More

Thank Nick S
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Response from Homa S | Reviewed this property |
Starts at 30 Dollars depending on size.