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Enjoyed the visit and the comfortable atmosphere

Our guide brought us here to see how papyrus was made, and to buy items in a comfortable, relaxed... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2018
Kathykayc
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Alexandria, Virginia
Ruined our resolution not to buy

We'd sworn we wouldn't buy any souvenirs or art on this trip. This "museum" was on the itinerary... read more

Reviewed March 21, 2018
Mark E
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Binghamton, New York
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26 Aug 2018
“Enjoyed the visit and the comfortable atmosphere”
21 Mar 2018
“Ruined our resolution not to buy”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A visit to this "Museum " is on the agenda for all of the tours to Luxor. To be fair there is no hard sell here, visitors get an interesting demonstration of how Papyrus is made and once that is over there is of course...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed August 26, 2018

Our guide brought us here to see how papyrus was made, and to buy items in a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere, if we wanted. I found three pieces I liked, none huge, and the price was very fair. While paying, a gentleman painted a little cartouche...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 21, 2018

We'd sworn we wouldn't buy any souvenirs or art on this trip. This "museum" was on the itinerary. The little demonstration was interesting, but, who's kidding whom, it's a commercial establishment. But, that aside, it's high quality real papyrus and though some of the pieces...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Mark E
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

They call it a museum or an institute, but come on people!! It's a tourist trap!! Your guide and driver bring you here because they get compensated. But, if you want some glittery or glow-in-the-dark papyrus, this is your place!

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank avalon2020
Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

Visited this place and saw how the ancient Egyptians prepared papyrus and were the first ones to invent paper and the art of hieroglyphic script that was truly fascinating and got our names written in that script !! Dr. Javed Rasheed

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed February 21, 2017

Papyrus shops abound in Egypt. Our tour guide took us to this shop in Luxor where we had a 10 minute demonstration of how papyrus was made. While we stood around the table, we saw what a papyrus plant looked like, how the stem was...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank retireeVancouver
Reviewed January 17, 2017

I spent a lot of money here. The art was soo worth it. The caftmanship was evident compared to what is sold on the street and at the other site. Money well spent. Bargain however do not accept the listed price displayed.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Dwight B
Reviewed June 20, 2015

From the outside you wouldn't think twice about going in but once in inside it's another world. The museum presents very well and the introduction as to how the prints are made was great. There is a large number of prints to chose and we...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Kezza361
Reviewed May 3, 2015

A very interesting experience. Allow time, if you can, to get a hand written, personalised Cartouche in hieroglyphics.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Scott L
Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful art, some of which glow in the dark. We overpaid for the same thing in Cairo, but because Luxor is suffering, you can get a great deal here. I paid 100p for two 30X30ish glow in the dark art. But you really have to...More

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