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The Solar Barge Museum is a museum inside the pyramids complex and houses the Khufu ship or Solar Barge. It was meant as a ritual vessel to carry the resurrected king, Pharaoh Khufu in the afterlife. On the ground floor of the museum is the...More
The solar boat should be listed as a wonder of the ancient world. This 100 foot long work of art was the vessel buried with Pharoh to transpot him into the afterlife...in style! The workmanship is amazing. One quirky part of the visit is the...More
The boat museum is very interesting and should not be missed. It houses the original boat that ferried the mummy to the pyramid. The boat is very impressive in size. The lines are beautiful. The way it is held and displayed is excellent. There multiple...More
The Solar Boat is one of the antiquities that just shouldn't exist any more, but it does. Take time from your scampering around the Pyramids and Sphinx to visit this excellent little museum that lets you take a look at an ancient mode of travel,...More
The Solar Boat Museum houses the reassembled Khufu ship built for the 4th dynasty pharaoh, Khufu (Cheops). It is probably a ritual vessel designed to carry the resurrected king with the sun god Ra across the heavens. Parts, made with Lebanon Cedar, had been sealed...More
Visiting the site of Gizeh, do not hesitate to stop. You will learn a lot about the surrounding of the Pyramids and the Sphinx while visiting the museum. It is better to have a guide to have all the explanations.
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Hi - if the tour is not included, it is so easy to get a ticket, the ticket booth is right outside the entrance to the Solar Boat museum, which is right next the the Big Pyramid of Khufu. It takes about 15 to 20 mins to tour... More
Hi - if the tour is not included, it is so easy to get a ticket, the ticket booth is right outside the entrance to the Solar Boat museum, which is right next the the Big Pyramid of Khufu. It takes about 15 to 20 mins to tour through the museum so will not take long. But please don't let them tell you it is the same boat as in the Egypt Museum it is NOT!