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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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The museum is vast and the sheer number of pieces is impressive but the experience is overwhelming. The displays are sorely in need of maintenance and updating and the whole building could use a good cleaning. Plus, there are crates and other items strewn around...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tracy C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent and amazing, one of a kind!!! Im very lucky to see the part of the century the treasures of tit and the royal pharoah

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank petzp2018
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The museum itsself is very interesting. What I didn't like about it so much was that there were not many explainations inside and it's not really good for DIY exploring. If one really wants to understand everything, one has to book a guide, which will...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MA G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The collection is massive and unique in the world particularly the momies which are impressive. The museum is somewhat disorganized and there is clearly a lack of funds to maintain it properly. I have limited attention span for museum so I could only do part...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 1d1
Reviewed 2 days ago

a must do in cairo amazing antiquities the least not being the contents of King Tut's tomb, and mummies galore.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank days-nights
Reviewed 3 days ago

How could you miss this place? I'll be ready for the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) to open but who the heck knows when that will be. It is heavily under construction. The Egyptian Antiquities Museum is very small but better than nothing. King Tuts death...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MindyS3
Reviewed 4 days ago

Amazing artifacts and SO many, luckily the museum is being moved out to Giza in 2020, where it will house everything in modern conditions. Concerning that they are all exposed to everything inthis very old building at the moment

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LauraB5725
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We arrived relatively early, had a small group of 4 persons. We were shown the masterpieces and liked very much to be able to touch the granite sculptures. It is not totally organized, sometimes you still see the transport boxes but this was somehow charming....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Anschwae
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I expected to see what I saw. Plethora of antiquities from Egypt's grand past. I just saw the whole museum too crowded, unorganized and neglect of its conservation duties. I just hope that the new museum opening near the Giza Pyramids are more up to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank edwardk194
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Place is over flowing with artifacts. And plenty of mummies. Be sure to have exact Egyptian dollars to get in

Date of experience: December 2018
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sunskisail
December 5, 2018|
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Response from Giridhar K | Reviewed this property |
Cant recollect the exact amount, but for camera I guess it’s 100 pounds (3 USD) but you can always shoot with your mobile. Believe whatever you pay it’s damn economical in Egypt. Mummy room has extra ticket somewhere about... More
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Sana S
November 17, 2018|
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Response from FedericaCiarini_ | Reviewed this property |
I guess it will be open. Just ask to the hotel you are going to stay at or to your guide if you will have one . At last you can call the museum or send them an email moa.portal@moantiq.gov.eg
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August 3, 2018|
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Response from avalon2020 | Reviewed this property |
The opening of the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM), the new museum in Giza, has been delayed. But there is still plenty left to see at the old Egyptian Museum at Tahrir Square in Cairo.
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