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National Museum of Beirut

Corner of useum Street, Damascus Street and Abdallah El Yafi Avenue., Beirut, Lebanon
+961 1 426 703
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“civil war” (87 reviews)
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Corner of useum Street, Damascus Street and Abdallah El Yafi Avenue., Beirut, Lebanon
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+961 1 426 703
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

History of Humanity, you can find artifacts from 3200 BC... Don't forget to visit the underground level with tombs and mummies.

Thank m2paris
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Spread over 3 floors, you have to visit the museum to understand a little bit about the rich history of Lebanon.

1  Thank Zeeniek
Reviewed 24 June 2017

This museum is a must. Don't miss it. You will find unique archaeological pieces from pre historical times until the Middle Ages. The basement is a pure gem!

1  Thank HannaDiab
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Worth going to just for the sarcophagi but there are other great piece here as well. Be sure to go to the basement floor!

Thank brianfgermain
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Beirut museum is a very nice place and worth a Saturday afternoon walk in. I enjoyed the selection of items. I recommend having a museum guide to take you on the trip through the items.

Thank lynnmounzer
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Small but full of great artifact. Not necessarily museum quality items but very interesting. Don't miss the basement.

Thank Viewofthepyramids
Reviewed 15 June 2017

One of the most overlooked museum in the city, surprisingly, is our own National Museum!!! It is simply AMAZING and has a whole new wing open (downstairs) containing tombs and various other items. The museum is full of artifacts from so many civilizations. The story...More

Thank Naji E
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

The highlight of the collection is a display of 31 anthropoid sarcophagi discovered in Sidon, south of Beirut. The white marble sarcophagi resemble mummy cases in shape, each bearing a unique, beautifully carved face, thought to be a portrait of the deceased. All of them...More

1  Thank binmahmood
Reviewed 13 June 2017

This well-organized and beautifully laid out museum, contains one of the most astonishing collection of ancient artifacts I have ever seen! The collection of Phoenician marble sarcophagi are laid out in a dark chamber which felt like you were walking into the cryogenic chamber of...More

Thank Mihir_tx
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Wonderfully curated natoinal museum, carrying Phoenician, Roman and Greek historical artifacts relevant to Lebanon's history. Artifact are displayed in good light, with explanations, and room to take it all in. Crazy to think this antique collection was saved by some valiant souls during the Civil...More

Thank Anne-Marie P
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Nikki_Gold_USA
19 February 2017|
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Response from HA12014 | Reviewed this property |
It's not expensive ... 5000 ll around 3 usd or 3 eur
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Lucocinn
12 May 2016|
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Response from Rita A | Reviewed this property |
New Year's day is official holiday, no museum would be open on such a day. Good time to visit Lebanon.
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baum7
26 October 2015|
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Response from 761joycea | Reviewed this property |
I was there two weeks ago and they said they were not able to take credit cards for entry, only in the gift shop.
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