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Sudan National Museum

Sharia Al Nil, Khartoum, Sudan
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Excellent museum, get close to the exhibits

I really enjoyed the visit to this museum, with the Kushite and Meroenic exhibits downstairs and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
via mobile
Excellent overview of Sudans Great History

Very well presented, this museum gives and excellent overview of Sudans rich history. Highly... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cologne, Germany
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Sharia Al Nil, Khartoum, Sudan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed the visit to this museum, with the Kushite and Meroenic exhibits downstairs and the surprising Christian exhibits upstairs. There are some wonderful exhibits in all sections, but for me the main attraction is that so many of them are completely in the...More

Thank AndySmal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very well presented, this museum gives and excellent overview of Sudans rich history. Highly recommended before e.g. visiting the pyramides. Interesting witnesses of the times of the "black Pharaos" which ruled Egypt from Khartoum for 200 years

1  Thank DRMOHS
Reviewed 25 April 2017

An interesting look at the history of Sudan... very cheap to visit. I wasn't overwhelmingly impressed with the items in the museum, but some were nice. You can take photos and it was air conditioned. I would recommend doing it if you are in Khartoum...More

Thank Kurry K
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Worth visiting if in the neighbourhood. See if you can get a guide who can give you very interesting voice over.

1  Thank Diederik B
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Do visit this museum when you are in Khartoum. It has some excellent exhibits and puts the Egypt-Sudan relationship over the millenia and the 'black pharaohs' in perspective. Give your visit a couple of hours.

2  Thank Martin W
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Relatively little is known about Sudan's rich history due to its recent international isolation and internal armed conflicts. Outside several excavations from pyramids, complemented by a big collection inside explaining the different periods. I found particularly interesting the section on the first floor of christian...More

1  Thank gtschulting
Reviewed 14 March 2017

You can see all the epochs of Sudanese ancient history, in order. Very nice, especially if you do the museum after having been in the interior of the country on the actual sites. Upstairs there is a whole floor of frescos from Byzantine Christian churches....More

2  Thank Mary T
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent museum, had a very good guide who brought the museum to life. Really liked the huge map at the entrance, guide was able to put Sudanese history in context using the map. Many artefacts from around the country are housed here, along with a...More

Thank CamberleyGs
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Excellent quality museum with lousy loos, no food or canteen, practically non-existent shop, dusty exhibits, no seats. Best in Sudan.

Thank Rupert M
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Ancient Nubian and Egyptian art as well as Greek and Coptic Christian murals. Entrance fee is very low so that shouldn't stop anyone from visiting.

Thank Patrick B
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Niral M
till what time is the museum open today.
11 October 2016|
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Response from Samir A | Reviewed this property |
It closed by 6 pm