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Egyptian Antiquities Museum

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Address: Midan El Tahrir | Geographical Society Building, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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This famous museum houses the world’s largest collection of ancient...

This famous museum houses the world’s largest collection of ancient Egyption artifacts (more than 120,000 items on display) featuring the famous Tutankhamun collection with its beautiful gold death mask and sarcophagus and the royal Mummy room, which houses an additional eleven Pharaonic dignitaries.

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My very first time there! (Egyptian Museum)

It's so weird to be an Egyptian and visit this awesome place after 30 freakin years on an egyptian soil, actually I was amazed with all these beautiful antiques we have there and... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It's so weird to be an Egyptian and visit this awesome place after 30 freakin years on an egyptian soil, actually I was amazed with all these beautiful antiques we have there and the details of the monuments WOW so the entrance for Egyptians and Arabs ( adults 10LE (.5$) students 5LE) for Foreigners (Adults 75LE Students 35LE) and photography... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Unforgettable place that is well worth a visit during travelling to Cairo. Its collection includes about 120 thousand exhibits of all historical periods of ancient Egypt. You can find a lot of awesome items like The Gold Mask of Tutankhamun, composed of 11 kg of solid gold, The Grave Mask of king Amenemope of the 21st dynasty, Mummy mask of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

it was my very 1st visit to the Egyptian museum in Altahrir square, Cairo downtown. accessible location by metro (sadat station) or any bublic or private transportation. private touristic guides are available for special negotiable prices it worth having a tour guide if you are looking for a historical narrative info. many precious pieces are transferred to the new museum... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The museum is located in Tahrir square. You best go there with an organized tour and a guide. Lots of things to look at. Amazing collection of ancient sculptures and mummies. The Tutankhamen treasure is a must see.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The Egyptian museum is the most prestigious museum in Egypt, contains monuments and typographic papers and mummies from thousands of years ago, Pharaonic and Coptic and many monuments from all the civilizations that were in Egypt, also you can see the famous King Tut mask that made totally from the gold and the exact colors still the same from thousands... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

A great museum to visit as a family. We were a group of 8 with 4 kids ( 13 yo- 1 yo). Everyone enjoyed the museum. We were stunned with the quantity of collections on display. I would highly recommend anyone of any age to visit the museum to experience the ancient Egyptian civilisation!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The most astonishing museum. I think I saw at the desk that you can buy an annual ticket, but I'm not sure a year would be enough time to do it justice. We only had a morning. Perhaps in the U.K. we are somewhat spoiled with our new-fangled, hi-tech, in-yer-face museums: this is, I suppose, quite old-fashioned in some ways,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visit to The National Museum in Cairo Egypt , is best you can visit to see Ancient Treasures and monuments as well as Tout Ankh Amon Mask as well as a lot of real antiques and painted pictures since more than 5000 years old.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must see on your visit to Cairo. The extent and range of exhibits is simply breath-taking. Entrance security is tight, not just because this would be a high value target, but because it borders Tahrir Square, home of the Arab Spring demonstrations in Egypt in 2011 and 2012. If you can, connect with a guide, because the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is the most amazing museum you can ever visit ,crowded by visitors and historical master pieces representing the Egyptian civilization and history .no matter how long you spend inside it you will never finish it and never stop wondering watching each piece of it .

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