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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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A must see location

The museum is a must see stop when in Cairo. The building is full of treasures from ancient Egypt. All of the major periods are represented and the King Tut exhibit is beautiful... read more

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The museum is a must see stop when in Cairo. The building is full of treasures from ancient Egypt. All of the major periods are represented and the King Tut exhibit is beautiful. A hint - pay the camera fee before going in and pay the extra charge for the royal mummy room.

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Big and safe museum. Its a must when coming to cairo. Great historical monuments and mummy and Tutankhamun. Good Location near the nile river

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Get there early - like at least 8AM. Make sure you enjoy the sarcophagi in the garden whilst waiting for the doors to open. CAMERAS ARE NOT ALLOWED. Take it slowly. Over to the left of the main entrance and on the front wall there is an UNFINISHED SARCOPHAGUS - it has a giant unfinished SAW CUT - proves without... More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Leave yourself plenty of time to enjoy the details of the museum. King Tutt's treasures are amazing but there are plenty of other artifacts at which to marvel. You can spend an hour or two here at least but enjoy it longer if you can. We went with a tour guide booked through Viatour. He was prompt, knowledgeable and made... More 

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As part of a Grand Circle tour we visited the Egyptian Antiquities Museum, with a guide. The artifacts in this museum are so numerous that all cannot be displayed at the same time. We visited an area devoted to only mummies, the Tutankhamun gallery which includes the Gold Mask and much more. You could spend the whole day and not... More 

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You have not been to Egypt if you have not been to the Egyptian Antiquities Museum. It houses the best collection of Ancient Egyptian Antiquities in the world. Absolutely a must see! Near the famous Tahrir Square and many other attractions.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Fantastic place, I have now been here 5 times and discover something new everytime. There is so much history here

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

With over a 120 000 pieces it is not possible to see all in a day. A tour guide would be able to assist you in seeing the important pieces. I think that one would need two weeks to see all !

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

fantastic. Plan to spend hours there and do see the mummies room (a little extra $ is required, but definitely worth it). You should also pay the little extra to be able to take pictures inside the museum

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Highly recommend a full day here. The golden paraphernalia of king Tut is a sight to behold. Do not miss the mummy rooms

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