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National Museum of Beirut

Corner of useum Street, Damascus Street and Abdallah El Yafi Avenue., Beirut, Lebanon
+961 1 426 703
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Corner of useum Street, Damascus Street and Abdallah El Yafi Avenue., Beirut, Lebanon
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+961 1 426 703
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"civil war"
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"ancient artifacts"
in 9 reviews
"greek and roman"
in 8 reviews
"history lovers"
in 7 reviews
"french and english"
in 7 reviews
"basement floor"
in 7 reviews
"different eras"
in 10 reviews
"audio guide"
in 11 reviews
"impressive collection"
in 8 reviews
"on display"
in 19 reviews
"two floors"
in 8 reviews
"two hours"
in 9 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 13 reviews
"green line"
in 7 reviews
"recent history"
in 7 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 22 reviews
"entrance fee"
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

A Must-see when you are in Beirut. Really interesting objects from former history of Beirut, Byblos and all Lebanon. Precious mosaics, jewellery, statues etc.

Thank Nicole R
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

Pros: - Nice museum overall. A good introduction to Phoenician art. Clean and mostly well run museum. I spent 3 hours and enjoyed it. - Free audio guide available that provides some insight into a few of the works. Cons: - Would have liked more...More

Thank earth-is-home-com
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

Stopped by for a quick visit but the place is so good I stayed for 3hrs. Magnificent collection in a spectacular building. Well worth the visit.

Thank 4l7278
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

I had very limited time in Beirut and this was a good use of that time. Beautiful building, fascinating artifacts. I particularly love mosaics, and they have several examples. The signs are in Arabic, French and English so most visitors will be able to read...More

Thank 761joycea
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

I only visited the shop and as Museum Shops go it is one of the best I have ever encountered. Only Lebanese made gifts, from cheap to affordable and to expensive, very tasteful and the staff is very nice and helpful

Thank Claudia-M K
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

They have actual real life mummies in the museum and some fascinating artifacts. Defo worth a visit if you have a chance.

Thank Dketteri
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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful museum and worth checking out for anyone who loves learning about history especially when there is so much history to see in this part of the world

Thank markshelt0n
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

What a wonderful place to visit, despite that it has nearly half of what used to be before the Lebanese war, but it is still a very valuable and attractive place to visit.

Thank Fouad H
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

Irrespective of whether you are interested in history and archeology it is worth spending the LBP 5000 (about 3.5 $) for a visit to this museum. You not only get to see the items from different periods of history dug up from various parts of...More

1  Thank UNNIMAYA
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

I had super fun coming to see our ancient art craft and what our ancestors made in the old days. I makes me proud to see what our treasures very well kept and preserved. I don't need to me a foreigner to tour in Lebanon....More

Thank Juliana F
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Ghaliah A
13 June 2018|
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Response from CappadociaJohn | Reviewed this property |
According their website the hours during Eid will be different, but they don't list what it will be. I suggest you call the evening prior to going and confirming the hours. John
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Nikki_Gold_USA
19 February 2017|
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Response from HA12014 | Reviewed this property |
It's not expensive ... 5000 ll around 3 usd or 3 eur
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Lucocinn
12 May 2016|
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Response from Rita A | Reviewed this property |
New Year's day is official holiday, no museum would be open on such a day. Good time to visit Lebanon.
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