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Starting with the building itself, it is a monumental work in pink granite! The architecture carries through the site and into the museum itself.
The collection is exceptional and provides so much information that you almost feel overloaded. The only negative is the the placards...More
The displays are well set out and informative. Most enjoyable walk around and good amount of information shown beside each display. Easy to walk around the whole museum in an hour or two but of course the more your read the more informed you are....More
This is a great museum. What it might not have in gravitas, as compared to the Egyptian Museum, it makes up for in cool climate, great signage and displays, and ease of access. In addition to being dazzled by the pieces, I actually *learned* a...More
The museum contains some amazing and beautiful ancient statues and artwork. You can read about the history of the Nubians and enjoy gazing at some ancient statues. This is certainly a place worth visiting while in Aswan.
Well-curated, nicely-designed building with impressive artifacts and high-quality English translations for foreign visitors. Museum is organized chronologically, which I found effective and interesting. Moreover, the staff was incredibly kind and helpful. I suffered a severe nosebleed inside the museum. When my girlfriend ran to get...More
With a visit if you are interested in the history of the Nubian culture. There are some nice artefacts and statues. The museum has a garden. Didn't visit as it was 48 Celsius in the shade. The ticket price is fairly high.
To take pictures, yes, you need a separate ticket. The museum is small, but has some interesting items. The ruins are pretty neat, including a stairs down to a boat access on the river (not really a dock almost like a... More
To take pictures, yes, you need a separate ticket. The museum is small, but has some interesting items. The ruins are pretty neat, including a stairs down to a boat access on the river (not really a dock almost like a secret entrance). Hot there during the middle of the day, so you might consider going early in the day.