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Egyptian Antiquities Museum

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Address: Midan El Tahrir | Geographical Society Building, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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This famous museum houses the world’s largest collection of ancient...

This famous museum houses the world’s largest collection of ancient Egyption artifacts (more than 120,000 items on display) featuring the famous Tutankhamun collection with its beautiful gold death mask and sarcophagus and the royal Mummy room, which houses an additional eleven Pharaonic dignitaries.

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I could have stayed there all day. The king tut display had my teenager interested for over an hour (not an easy task).

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I could have stayed there all day. The king tut display had my teenager interested for over an hour (not an easy task).

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the best collections of pharaons and statues. A place that take you 3000-4000 BC and show you the magnific history, traditions and culture of Egypt.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

the museum has over 130,000 pieces to view. I recommend a good tour guide (Deluxe Tours of Egypt) to take you here. They will know what you need to see and where all pieces are.

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Giza, Egypt
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went there with my Mexican friend so we did the tour in Spanish. Enjoyed each part of it specially Ikhnatoon family and Tout Ankamon room especially the golden mask. You cannot visit Cairo without going there. Recimmending to do the tour with Cairo Tower it is too near. You have to leave your cam in the main gate.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I wish I could have spent more time here. There's so much to see...definitely requires more than one visit but our tour guide made sure we saw the big ticket items...Rosetta Stone, mummies, and King Tut's tomb

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Get to this museum early as it gets very busy. You can purchase a photography pass at the same time you get your entry ticket. The museum collection is enormous, so hire a good guide to navigate you through the important artifacts ( our guide Mohammed Badawy was brilliant).. You could probably spend weeks here and still not see everything.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

An incredible collection. Go with a great guide who will lead you down the way with the history of Egyptian pharaohs until you get to the prize..Tutankhamans collection. Incredible. The golden mask alone is worth the visit. And almost no foreign tourist right now.

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When you are in Cairo and if you miss out of museum it's really next to impossible if one wants to read in dept about the Egyptian history then you should visit the museum its very near to hotel Nile and also tahir square. If you want then their is a shop where you can buy the memorabilia also. Their... More 

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Egyptian museum is the best museum I have ever seen in cairo. Lots of things to see for a day.you will be amazed by tutankhamon part.the building itself is so old so it makes the museum antique itself.

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Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

love the place frome the gate till the end of it, all you want to see or know about old Egypt in one place.

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