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Alexandria National Museum

110 El Horreya Rd. Raml Station, Alexandria, Egypt
+20 3 4835519
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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.
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“three floors” (11 reviews)
“limited space” (3 reviews)
“greco roman” (9 reviews)
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110 El Horreya Rd. Raml Station, Alexandria, Egypt
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+20 3 4835519
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum doesn't receive the publicity it deserves which is truly saddening.Yes the museum occupies a very small area and doesn't contain as many artefacts as the Egyptian Museum.However, all the artefacts are displayed in a unique way and are even more unique themselves.Together,they also...More

Thank Bent-Battuta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the museum with our tour guide Kholoud. It is a fascinating, small museum that gives a very good overview of the history of Egypt through some concise archaeological examples of the region. Having a tour guide is highly recommended.

Thank BBSilverthorne
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

The museum itself is in a beautiful detached old house, I believe formerly a US Consulate, but don't quote me on that. The museum is split into 3 levels, each containing artefacts from the different periods in Egypt's history. Perhaps a little expensive for the...More

Thank Adam R
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Alexandria is named after Alexander the Great, the builder of the Greek Empire. As Alexandria is a port city on the Mediterranean, it has seen many cultures come and go. First there was Ancient Egypt, for which this city was a window on the world....More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Nice museum. It separates the era according to ancient egypt, graeco roman and Islam. There is also a basement that houses sarcophagus and a mummy. I don't quite remember whether cameras are not allowed or are allowed with a fee. We didn't take any photo...More

Thank Z9657
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Museum in the middle of residence homes. Guarded well. Charging money for every photos you take. Trying to make up money since tourist dropped so bad.

Thank fth0mps0n
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We were amazed when visiting this museum as it is very good. One floor depicts the muslim and coptic culture, another floor is dedicated to the greco roman culture and the third is of Ancient Egyot. Really interesting.

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We came to the museum with a private guide who explained some of the pieces to us. Was very informative and well worth a visit.

Thank fmh23
Reviewed 26 October 2017

The Alexandria National Museum is considered one of Egypt's finest museums. It was inaugurated on December 31st, 2003, it is located in a restored palace and contains about 1,800 artifacts that narrate the history of Alexandria throughout the ages, including the Pharaonic, Roman, Coptic and...More

Thank Ahmed H
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Good location, good building, but not a replacement for the Greco-Roman museum. A few good artefacts. They should get the one statue of Marc Anthony at the catacombs and put it here.

Thank Ashraf M
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olaosman90
24 July 2017|
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Response from 1963consultant | Reviewed this property |
Sunday through Thursday from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm, Fridays from 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm, and Saturdays from 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm
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nijma
12 January 2015|
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Response from Jean Louis G | Reviewed this property |
Dear Nijma , the adress of Alexandria museum is 110 EL Horreya Rd. Ramle station. +2034835519. All the egyptian in Alexandria know his place. If u go by taxi or bus give him the adress and he will drop u there. Good luck and... More
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