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Egyptian Antiquities Museum

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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...more
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Midan El Tahrir | Geographical Society Building, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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+20 112 152 0515
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Reviewed yesterday

This famous museum has served its time. It is being replaced by a new museum in Giza and it's about time. This old building looks more like a storage warehouse for ancient artifacts. The pieces in the museum are awesome but the building is old...More

Thank Margriet R
Reviewed yesterday

What an amazing experience. This place is bursting at the seams with incredible artefacts and exhibits, I could easily have spent the entire day here and still not made it round everything. Some truly fantastic pieces, the entire Tutankhamen section was great to see and...More

Thank Kimberley H
Reviewed 2 days ago

The items in the Egyptian Antiquities Museum are amazing; however, they seem to be unorganized and overwhelmingly displayed. So many of beautiful sarcophagus and they are simply "piled" on shelves - kind of sad. They are building a new Museum that looks like it will...More

Thank Christina F
Reviewed 3 days ago

The museum houses all the artefacts and mummies from the various tombs including the most famous one of Tutankhamen. A absolute not-to-be-missed museum on your list of Cairo.

Thank GeetaDelhi
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is one of my favorite museums in the world. I was already fascinated by Egyptian history, but after my trip here, I became enchanted with it! The King Tut artifacts were mesmerizing, and I promptly purchased replicas of some of them to have shipped...More

1  Thank GrammaLou21
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The old museum is amazing and easier to handle now that lots of stuff has been moved to the new museum. Tip is to see the museum AFTER visiting the valleys of the mind and queens so you understand where it all fits in. Otherwise...More

1  Thank Explorer807740
Reviewed 4 days ago

A new museum is being built and is due to open sometime in 2019. Gradually the exhibits from the present venue are being moved over to the new building. This means the present museum is losing many of its items. The items in the present...More

1  Thank mj1776
Reviewed 5 days ago

This museum is full of Egyptian artifacts and antiquities. Just think of it as wandering through the 'attic' of a great ancient culture! There is so much to look at , with kind of minimal labeling but a wonderful immersive experience if you just allow...More

Thank Athena N
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

No air conditioning in this museum other than the King Tut room. It was hot with only circulating fans. The bathrooms were ick. I’ve never been to a world class museum where no guard were present to keep people from touching items. This is a...More

Thank RaleighBri
Reviewed 1 week ago

New museum is supposed to open this year and next, but....In the meantime if it's not, this is a very worthwhile stop if you are in Cairo. Displays the gap between British Empire Colonialism and the left-overs for the native land. The original Rosetta Stone...More

Thank Rick R
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susie1717m
August 3, 2018|
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Response from Emily Grace S | Reviewed this property |
I was just there two weeks ago and while there are things being moved out the museum is going to be maintained even after the opening of the GEM so you will not be disappointed. The things that are being kept there are being... More
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Colin R
July 26, 2018|
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Response from Merritt47 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is from 8am - 4pm.
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Tioman_1998
May 6, 2018|
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Response from Kathykayc | Reviewed this property |
I was there last week in March. They were packing up a few things, but Tut is too popular to pack up early. It will be in one place or the other.
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