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Egyptian Antiquities 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...more
Midan El Tahrir | Geographical Society Building, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+20 112 152 0515
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Reviewed today

Some amazing displays here but probably do need a guide to explain what they all are and the intricacies of Egyptology

Thank Stephanie058
Reviewed today via mobile

This museum is a must visit to anyone visiting Cairo. It is historic and many of the treasures of the antiquities. However on our visit they are in the process of moving most of these to the new spectacular museum in Giza so lots of...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Well worth the visit! I visited as part of tour - eygpt day tours. Arrived at 0845 and managed to get straight through security and ready for when it opened at 9am. There are lots of artefacts so suggest you take a guide as they...More

Thank Venessa W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What ever you will see in the museum , guess what we have enough antiquities to fill up 10 times the size of the down town museum, hope you visit when the new museum opens. If it has multiple passes for 2 days or 3...More

Thank samahd
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A great place where you can spend hours looking at the antiques and learning more about Egypt. Beautiful displays and ample huge place to roam around. There are some areas you cannot take photos so make sure to look out for the signs or you...More

Thank AttitudeRoxi
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I procrastinated the visit to Egyptian Museum until the day of departure to back home. It was a short distance from the hotel but traffic was heavy. Uber was extremely convenient and quick. I did not expect a long line to buy tickets and it...More

Thank jin-soo r
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was a bit run down a real shame that these antiquities are not protected better. Our guide was insightful but you need for than a few hours to see everything.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great museum to stroll through solo or with a guide. Plenty of hawkers offering to provide private tour outside. It can be very crowded and not well air conditioned so dress for comfort. Lots to see

Thank Neil P
Reviewed 3 days ago

This Museum is fascinating. You could spend a day there but just a couple hours will be worth the time you spend. It's absolutely the best way to prepare you to see all the Cairo and the Nile has to offer. Just stunning.

Thank sncathome
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Egyptian Museum, even with its dated cases and uncertain signage, is absolutely amazing. We spent about 4-5 hours there and thoroughly enjoyed our trek through the the Old, Middle and New Kingdom eras. Don't miss the Greek/Roman periods as some of the sculptures are...More

Thank March S
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3 August 2018|
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Response from avalon2020 | Reviewed this property |
The opening of the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM), the new museum in Giza, has been delayed. But there is still plenty left to see at the old Egyptian Museum at Tahrir Square in Cairo.
Colin R
27 July 2018|
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Response from Merritt47 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is from 8am - 4pm.
6 May 2018|
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Response from Alyssa Kathryn B | Reviewed this property |
I was just there on Tuesday, Tut's treasures were very much still at the old museum.