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Egyptian Antiquities Museum

Midan El Tahrir | Geographical Society Building, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+202 5782448
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Private Cairo Egyptian Museum Tour with Lunch
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Half-Day tour to Egyptian Museum of Pharaonic Antiquities
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Half-Day Tour of the Egyptian Museum
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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.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“king tut” (421 reviews)
“mummy room” (192 reviews)
“royal mummies” (116 reviews)
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Midan El Tahrir | Geographical Society Building, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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+202 5782448
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I'm quiet happy there's still a place in Egypt for people who enjoy museums and antiques, and that it still enjoys its historical theme and hasn't changed by time.

Thank Yasmeen A
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

After the pyramids this has to be a must as the museam contains all the artifacts taken from the pyramids and some displays of mummies in its original form. A hint take cash with as the place do not accept cards and the atm in...More

Thank Mohammed E
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We are two families of four from Toronto, Canada; including four teenage boys & girls (13,14,14,16) and have spent three days in Cairo. The Egyptian Museum was very easy to get in - no lines. We did use the ATM onsite, which was helpful. One...More

Thank Alex V
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

With even a day in Cairo this is a must. I visited the museum many years ago as a child and I don't think I fully appreciated the greatness of Egypts history. Seeing artefacts that were over 4000 years old, including Egyptian mummies brought home...More

Thank fadel73
Reviewed 4 days ago

here easily you will find pieces returns to more than 5000 years , you can imagine this , and it is not a shapeless piece of stone or wood , no it is a piece of art you will like to admire it , and...More

Thank Ahmad B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was a nice place, excellent food and our server tarek Ismail was really professional, we enjoyed it to the max

Thank MyehiaM
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Must see! No guide needed. Put on comfortable shoes there is a lot to see. Amazing exhibits. Well priced.

Thank Carmen S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great artifacts but the museum needs alot of work. Displays are clearly old, no ac so it'll be quite hot in the summer, cold in the winter. They could use more explanations and media to tell the story from section to section.

Thank Ryan F
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you are in Cairo, you must visit the Museum. Actually one day is not enough, but you can see most of items. You must visit King Tut's room and the Royal Mummies. Highly recommended.

Thank Tarek F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent collection, master pieces of tut ankh amon, huge number of original pharonic pieces, must see when you are in cairo

Thank Mohamed G
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MegElizabeth01
27 June 2017|
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Response from Rodman100 | Reviewed this property |
There are no labels on 80% of the exhibits, and the labels that are are about 50 years old. There are plenty of guides outside the museum ready to lend their services for a price
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kevin a
25 May 2017|
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Response from Gwendoline l | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, they were still there but you can see they are in the process of packing up. Maybe check closer to the time of your visit👍
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trip-traveller99
23 May 2017|
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Response from babuchNashik | Reviewed this property |
yes u can take pictures except in the mummies galaries and in tutankhamuns mask hall. mobile cameras are not charged but stand alone cameras are charged.
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