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Memphis Museum

Cairo, Egypt
+20 128 157 2805
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US$ 28.34*
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Private Half-Day Tour: Saqqara and Memphis from Cairo
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US$ 95.00*
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Dahshur Sakkara and Memphis private day tour including the entrance fees
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Full Day Tour in Giza Saqqara and Memphis Including Entrance
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Cairo, Egypt
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Memphis museum doesn´t show the importance of the old capital of Egypt but the Sphinx and the colossos of Ramses II are very interesting.

Thank Jordi-Erinnyen
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our first site visited in Egypt was to the Memphis museum. There are a lot of ruins of statues in the outside courtyard. Spend some time reading the placards that explains the various pcs on display. There is a small Sphinx on the outside that...More

Thank George818
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very small museum. the only piece of interest is a large sculpture of Ramses II, but unless it is your first stop in Egypt you has probably seen him before

Thank Manuel S
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We covered this museum on our tour of Egypt. Worth seeing, especially the big statue of Ramses II. Not much else to see in Memphis.

Thank fmh23
Reviewed 29 September 2017

The Egyptian Antiquities team has added a walkway around this museum now and it enhances the experience somewhat. But it still is a poor cousin to Saqqara, Dashur, and Giza. Stop by if you have time but skip it if you are pressed for time....More

Thank Steven W
Reviewed 9 September 2017

really nothing here worth the entrance fee except if you're into big statues of Rameses II. But if you're going to Abu Simbel which has immense statues of this guy, don't bother.

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

We stopped here on our way to the Pyramids. We found this a worthwhile stop. We enjoyed the sphinx, and the Colossus of Ramses.. There was an interesting exhibit above the Colossus. Memphis is the ancient capital of Egypt, and was called Noph in Biblical...More

Thank Diane A
Reviewed 30 August 2017

this place is very interesting to see the first capital of egypt and to see famous estatue for ramses second

Thank sabryhashim67
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We visited the Memphis site as part of a whole day guided tour brought us to the pyramids of Giza in the morning and Memphis and Sakkara in the afternoon. While it was quite hot out, this kept the crowds down and we had the...More

Thank County-Hunter
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

After a morning in Giza visiting the Great Pyramids, we toured Memphis and Saqqara which were both amazing as well. The massive statue of King Ramsey II was incredible - to see such beautiful carvings from so long ago is unbelievable. The rest of of...More

Thank Alex V
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