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National Museum of Beirut

Corner of useum Street, Damascus Street and Abdallah El Yafi Avenue., Beirut, Lebanon
+961 1 426 703
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Corner of useum Street, Damascus Street and Abdallah El Yafi Avenue., Beirut, Lebanon
+961 1 426 703
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

A very impressive display of various archeological treasures . An impressive and large collection of sarcophagus.

1  Thank Carl B
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

First time to this museum it is impressive to see the ancient history of lebanon. A small one but interesting enough. Allow max 2 hours for it.

Thank Jado_2000
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

As expected from the national museum in the capital of a Levantine country, it contains a wide variety of pieces goes back to many ages , reflecting the civilizational diversity for this region. Don't forget to visit the tombs hall and don't pass the tiny...More

Thank Wael J
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Must see museum if you're with the kids or alone. It's a small museum, it takes approximately 2hours. You can ask for the ipad at the entrance to get more explanation. U don't find big treasures like cairo museum but if you're lebanese this place...More

Thank Niscrine
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

The museum has a good collection of historical items and they have information available next to every item and in every floor so you get to learn a lot about the background of each item. The bottom floor has the most interesting collection so make...More

Thank Ghassan M
Reviewed 29 June 2017

History of Humanity, you can find artifacts from 3200 BC... Don't forget to visit the underground level with tombs and mummies.

Thank m2paris
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Spread over 3 floors, you have to visit the museum to understand a little bit about the rich history of Lebanon.

1  Thank Zeeniek
Reviewed 24 June 2017

This museum is a must. Don't miss it. You will find unique archaeological pieces from pre historical times until the Middle Ages. The basement is a pure gem!

1  Thank HannaDiab
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Worth going to just for the sarcophagi but there are other great piece here as well. Be sure to go to the basement floor!

Thank brianfgermain
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Beirut museum is a very nice place and worth a Saturday afternoon walk in. I enjoyed the selection of items. I recommend having a museum guide to take you on the trip through the items.

Thank lynnmounzer
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19 February 2017|
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Response from HA12014 | Reviewed this property |
It's not expensive ... 5000 ll around 3 usd or 3 eur
11 May 2016|
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Response from Rita A | Reviewed this property |
New Year's day is official holiday, no museum would be open on such a day. Good time to visit Lebanon.
26 October 2015|
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Response from 761joycea | Reviewed this property |
I was there two weeks ago and they said they were not able to take credit cards for entry, only in the gift shop.