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Alexandria National Museum

110 El Horreya Rd. Raml Station, Alexandria, Egypt
+20 3 4835519
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More than 1800 archaeological pieces are exhibited chronologically from one floor to the next: the basement is devoted to Prehistoric and Pharonic times; first floor to the Graeco-Roman period; second floor to the Coptic and Islamic era that highlights artifacts raised during recent underwater excavations.
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  • Average13%
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“three floors” (11 reviews)
“limited space” (3 reviews)
“greco roman” (9 reviews)
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110 El Horreya Rd. Raml Station, Alexandria, Egypt
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+20 3 4835519
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Reviewed 9 June 2016

A new museum is being built for this collection, so only a small part of the items are being displayed in this temporary site. What is there is very good. One floor is for the Roman/Greco era, and the other Egyptian. We understand that the...More

Thank JandH2007
Reviewed 30 May 2016

it was really nice, clean, and excited. the way they displayed the things were so good as if u were in British museum, I was happy to see that we reached this level. we all had fun. I recommended to everyone

Thank NJimboos
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Located close to the city center, the museum sums up the history of Alexandria in the three floors of the renovated Italianate style Al-Saad Bassili Pasha Palace. Besides artifacts from the four main ages of Egypt: Ancient, Greek-Roman, Coptic and Islamic, there is an array...More

2  Thank greekcypriot2009
Reviewed 14 April 2016

our guide told us, the bust of cleopatra could be seen here, so we went to the museum. but unfortunately we could only see a pic of it. they couldnt even say what happened to it. but still, it was a interesting visit. again taking...More

1  Thank sans_gh
Reviewed 29 March 2016

located in a very nice classical villa, the museum shows different phases of the history in three levels. Exhibits are mostly labelled in Arabic and English, unfortunately many light spots were out of order, so difficult to see and read.

1  Thank Georg H
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

The museum has a nice collection of Greek and Pharos artifacts, tools, statues and weapons. In addition to some others who belonged to the Islamic era and Coptic eras including pairings and weapons. The museum also contains a room underground as a royal Pharos tomb....More

2  Thank Mohammed W
Reviewed 22 March 2016

This was our first stop of the sightseeing tour and that is recommended. Plan around one hour for this visit. Enjoy the rooms with the samples shown there. Don't miss to get down to the basement area, there you can view original mummies.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 14 March 2016

This attraction - if I can call it that - is most definitely the best museum in the City. You dont want to leave and find yourself re-visitting areas you have already walked through. Very highly informative of the history of not only Alexandria but...More

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Given the historical significance of Alexandria, one would assume there would be many archeological relics. Unfortunately that is not the case. This museum has a nice selection from various periods from the city's history. Nevertheless, I saw nothing from its rich Jewish history. Plus there...More

1  Thank Mark W
Reviewed 29 February 2016

The building facade does not justify the antiques this museum house. The exterior is deceiving; looks like an old baron house, but when you get inside, it takes you back in time. Make sure to go to the underground level first (the museum calls it...More

1  Thank liveitlikebenz
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olaosman90
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Sunday through Thursday from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm, Fridays from 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm, and Saturdays from 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm
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nijma
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Response from Jean Louis G | Reviewed this property |
Dear Nijma , the adress of Alexandria museum is 110 EL Horreya Rd. Ramle station. +2034835519. All the egyptian in Alexandria know his place. If u go by taxi or bus give him the adress and he will drop u there. Good luck and... More
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