We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Alexandria National Museum

110 El Horreya Rd. Raml Station, Alexandria, Egypt
Book In Advance
More Info
US$ 71.50*
and up
Private Customizable Day Tour to Alexandria from Cairo
More Info
US$ 105.00*
and up
Private Full-Day Tour: Alexandria Historical Sites from Cairo
More Info
US$ 28.60*
and up
Private Guided Full-Day Tour to Alexandria from Cairo
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
More than 1800 archaeological pieces are exhibited chronologically from one floor to the next: the basement is devoted to Prehistoric and Pharonic times; first floor to the Graeco-Roman period; second floor to the Coptic and Islamic era that highlights artifacts raised during recent underwater excavations.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“three floors” (11 reviews)
“muslim world” (2 reviews)
110 El Horreya Rd. Raml Station, Alexandria, Egypt
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (191)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 137 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Need to have a guide to explain everything but wow to see all the amazing artifacts . Such history that you never even thought of existed between countries, how did they create these items when didn't have equipment we have today ?

Thank Sparkyplus
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We visited this museum on a hot June day. We were fasting so we needed a fun activity out of the heat and sun to waste a few hours before fetar time. Honestly, this is an ok museum with a few interesting finds - the...More

Thank SuzeeoutoftheCity201
Reviewed 1 June 2017

not being a huge fan of museums, I wasn't expecting much when going here, but I was pleasantly surprised. The museum is the right size so you can see everything there. And they offer the right amount of information on the different pieces as you...More

Thank srussell3travel
Reviewed 21 May 2017

This was an okay museum. Good for one to two hours, but not much more. One floor each on ancient Egypt, Greek / Roman period, and history of Alexandria. No mention of it being the former US ambassador/consulates residence - it must have been a...More

2  Thank Michael M
Reviewed 12 April 2017

You will touch and smell the days when Alexandria was built since 332 BC, you will feel how Alexander the great came to Egypt to help get rid of the Persian occupation since 525 BC,then you would find also the Romans defeating Cleopatra the 7th....More

Thank Mghazi
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

The national museum offers exhibitions of the different eras of Alexandria. And presents pieces from many epochs with the possibility of having a guided tour.

Thank Nada G
Reviewed 12 February 2017

if you've seen other museums in Egypt, you don't really need to spend much time there.... The display is unclear to an extent that we discovered the pharaonic by coincidence (while looking for the WC) .... you may use it to explore what to look...More

Thank 1963consultant
Reviewed 1 February 2017

While not as big as the Egyptian museum in Cairo, it reveals the influence of Rome on ancient Egypt. Our tour guide (Zahraa Adel Awad) was very knowledgeable and make this visit an exceptional experience.

Thank Byron C
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Gives information about the ancient kings and their lifestyle and get immersed in the history of yester years

Thank Manjunath540
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

This museum is maintained to a very high standard... much better than the Egyptian museum in Cairo, this has controlled display cabinets and everything is clearly labelled. The best bit is hidden below the basement in the tomb, the only sign for this is a...More

Thank Ceri L
Nearby Restaurants
L Passage
52 reviews
.72 km away
Roastery coffee
142 reviews
.76 km away
Country Hills
21 reviews
.47 km away
Sophia's kitchen alexandria
11 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby Attractions
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
1,068 reviews
.95 km away
Roman Amphitheatre
234 reviews
1.14 km away
El Kobba El Samaweya
34 reviews
.99 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
12 January 2015|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from Jean Louis G | Reviewed this property |
Dear Nijma , the adress of Alexandria museum is 110 EL Horreya Rd. Ramle station. +2034835519. All the egyptian in Alexandria know his place. If u go by taxi or bus give him the adress and he will drop u there. Good luck and... More