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Pyramids Zone | El Haram, Giza, Egypt
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A visit to the Great Pyramids & Sphinx of Gîza is not complete unless visitors also enter the fabulous structure known as the Solar Boat Museum. Once again the huge discovery of the boat portrays the meticulous craftsmanship of those who built this magnificent wooden...More

Thank aelkhadem
Reviewed 6 days ago

While this is called a museum, it is actually a full sized ancient boat that has been painstakingly restored with only rope and wooden pegs. You will be awestruck by the sheer size of the boat and how it is displayed. The museum was not...More

Thank vernonb689
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although was not included in our plan, but we decided to visit and it was worth the time and money. Tickets are available right outside the museum for EGP 80 (October 2018). I was amazed at the size, complexity and skill that was available to...More

Thank columbus1964
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a definite extra item to see whilst at the Great Pyramids - 80EP (AUD7) to enter and extra for your camera if you plan to take photos!! The size of this boat is huge and to think it was discovered in its current...More

Thank greenfrogBrisbane
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's at the back of the great pyramid. As you enter it's upstairs. The sheer size is hard to believe and how they buried it. The time and effort it must have taken is unbelievable. The reconstruction has been done very well. They make you...More

Thank Ali921
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Words still cant describe all the amazing things that are here and how they did that. So the Solar Boat Museum stays in line with "How did they do that?" We are a fishing family, so all the details to this boat blew us away.

Thank asharprd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The full sized ship was buried near the great pyramids of Giza. All but ropes are original. Incredible detail and not a single nail. There’s also several other model ancient ships and other cool things. Nice break from heat n crowds too.

Thank TravelinSuz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

in Egypt, if you use the washroom, normally you have to tip 1LE to 2LE, but if the washroom is inside a site, then you don't have too if you have a thick skin. Solar Boat Museum has the best washroom in Giza Pyramids area.

Thank Jia Q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fascinating story about an almost accidental find that resulted in another chapter of the history of Egypt being laid out. It is convenient to the pyramids and a must see stop

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Astonishing to think it was tied together with rope. Well worth a visit to read about the boat and it’s discovery.

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Dona Q
3 May 2018|
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Response from J4KEF | Reviewed this property |
we paid with Egyptian pounds.
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sritesh
10 August 2015|
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Response from AhmedMorshedy | Reviewed this property |
50 Egyptian pounds for adults and 25 for students
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retireeVancouver
26 March 2015|
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Response from FastoneTravels | Reviewed this property |
Hi - if the tour is not included, it is so easy to get a ticket, the ticket booth is right outside the entrance to the Solar Boat museum, which is right next the the Big Pyramid of Khufu. It takes about 15 to 20 mins to tour... More
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