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A dive into history

The Museum is a good starting point of any tour in Sudan so that when reaching near-empty... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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A Must

Really enjoyed the visit, a lot of interesting ancient history relating to the country. The... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Sharia Al Nil, Khartoum, Sudan
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All reviewsnational museumfirst floorsudanese poundschristian eramain buildingcouple of hoursthe ground flooraswan damworth a visiton displaynice collectionstone agetwo floorsinteresting exhibitsrich historymodern timeslots of history
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Museum is a good starting point of any tour in Sudan so that when reaching near-empty archeological sites across the country you can visualize the ancient grandeur. Translation into English available for most of the items in display.

Thank feddyaroundtheglobe
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

a wrap up for the whole history of the nile valley ..it needs more maintenance and air conditioning to be more appealing

Thank Shaltoni
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Really enjoyed the visit, a lot of interesting ancient history relating to the country. The highlight were the statues at the entrance. Interesting concept of the Nile outside with display buildings showing the history along the Nile. The only problem was the "Nile" had run...More

Thank davewhit2018
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Sudan National History Museum is an interesting place and a must in Khartoum. The entry fees are rather symbolic, not sure but last time it was below 50 cents. The museum presents a history of Sudan (development, Christian Muslim) ,also you can see there a...More

Thank Pauli_Roth
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This was really a highlight of Khartoum. Seeing the artifacts and well described displays gave an excellent setup for the following 9 days of travel.

Thank Ralph S
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Visited the museum as part of a tour. Luckily I was with my own guide who explained the exhibits and history. Museum staff themselves are not very helpful and only wanted to sell you guide books. Be warned it is extremely hot inside the main...More

Thank VinnieLondon_SE2
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed my time there, although there was a power cut during the first half hour. It’s sad to see all that history being neglected and find out that some stupid people wrote their memories on ancient stones !!!!!!!

Thank Aziz B
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Lots of interesting exhibits here, both inside and out. I spent a lot of time just looking a the pottery and stone carvings, etc.

Thank Joel B
Reviewed 21 April 2018

This is the museum to visit in Khartoum. It must have been built in the 1960s when the Aswan Dam was made. The temples from the Sudan side was moved here, and plenty of statues. Not much has happened since then, but it is still...More

1  Thank J_Warfvinge
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

I was there today, 4/14/2018. I purchased the guide book for 300 SDG and this included admission for my friend and I. We spent about two hours and explored the main floor and the upstairs. They allowed me take photos downstairs but upstairs photos were...More

Thank Jessie L
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Thank you for that when I return I will take my camera as I was clearly misinformed
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I remember to pay like 1 us doller in local currency and another one as a contribution