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Egyptian Antiquities Museum

Midan El Tahrir | Geographical Society Building, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+202 5782448
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Half-Day tour to Egyptian Museum of Pharaonic Antiquities
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Private Cairo Egyptian Museum Tour with Lunch
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Half-Day Tour of the Egyptian 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, which houses an additional eleven Pharaonic dignitaries.
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  • Average8%
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Midan El Tahrir | Geographical Society Building, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great if you are awed by the stories of ancient Egypt, mummies from different dynasties, the enormous and brilliant preserved of relics of Tuthamun his chariots, his ancient toys and equipments but unfortunately it needs to be preserved and taken care of, relics from outside...More

Thank Joel R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent, did this tour without a guide and enjoyed it tremendously. Cautions; if you have a camera you must pay 50 Egyptian pounds to purchase photo pass. There is a security screening process with bag check with X-ray, you cannot enter with camera unless you...More

Thank dan5620
Reviewed 2 days ago

Thousands of antiquities under one roof... and thousands more that are still not shown to the public. Do not miss the collection from King Tut's tomb and please do pay the extra fee to see the mummies. Definitely a must-do

Thank meghnasha
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a 'must-see' place for every first-time visitor to Cairo. The building is old but grand and the displays are somewhat dated but the individual items are amazing. Unfortunately, some of the labeling is poor. I get the impression that not much effort is...More

Thank lenrutledge
Reviewed 2 days ago

The museum is not overwhelmingly large or difficult to navigate. The displays are well-crafted with information cards in English. Visiting the Antiquities Museum definitely adds to the Egyptian experience.

Thank williampJ131MD
Reviewed 2 days ago

Full of wonderful stuff, but chaotically presented and badly annotated. What a mess. And a serious disappointment after Luxor museum which by contrast is beautifully laid out.

Thank Ross D
Reviewed 2 days ago

when you look at the treasures of tut ankh amon, you will realize how was the art advanced in old Egypt thousands of years ago. difficult to do today any thing with all the advances we have. simply impressive. You can stay for a week,...More

Thank shereifr
Reviewed 3 days ago

Flew from Sharm to Cairo on a day excursion, upgraded to have a personal guide.. incredible museum, packed with just about every conceivable Artifact.. best plan ahead and identify what you want to see as the Museum is huge.. there are additional charges to see...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 3 days ago

had excellent local guide JIhan take us through the museum. definitely helps to have a guise otherwise can be overwhelming

Thank tneill2015
Reviewed 3 days ago

Museum is secured and they require you to pay fifty Egyptian dollars on top of standard ticket price if you want to take your camera in, furthermore if you choose to take a risk and not pay the fifty dollars towards holding onto your camera...More

Thank Mustafa V
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RiaD10
13 October 2017|
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Response from Cegis360Playground | Reviewed this property |
I wish that I could help you, but I can't say for sure. The exhibit travels around the world, but there was a permanent exhibit at the Cairo museum when I was there. My guess is that it is still there because of its... More
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Elizabeth S
7 October 2017|
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Response from Diane A | Reviewed this property |
I went to the museum in May. If you use "whispers"be picky about the headphones, or bring your own. I had trouble hearing. I would definitely recommend going, but a trip to the Valley of the Kings beforehand would be good... More
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corash
24 September 2017|
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Response from PamShetler | Reviewed this property |
Two hours with a guide for "Not huge museum people" sounds fine. It is large, so a guide is essential. $80 sounds high. You will want a guide for everything, in my opinion, and we are often do-it-yourself travelers. We used... More
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