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National Geographic Society Museum

Kasr El Aini Street | El Shura Council Compound, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Good but take a guide.

Amazing pieces on display but hardly any information. There is so much to see it can be dizzying, I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
347eastman
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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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Nice visit

Nice museum! It might be the Egyptian standard to maintain in such standards. Be aware of the... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2016
Nick C
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Melbourne, Australia
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This complex comprises an ethnographic museum, debating chamber and a small historical library.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
2 weeks ago
“Good but take a guide. ”
7 Oct 2016
“Nice visit”
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Kasr El Aini Street | El Shura Council Compound, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing pieces on display but hardly any information. There is so much to see it can be dizzying, I would highly suggest a guide. Down fall is that a lot of the artifacts aren't contained and everyone touches them, feel like this is ruining the...More

Thank 347eastman
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Nice museum! It might be the Egyptian standard to maintain in such standards. Be aware of the tour guides near the entrance! They took the tourists for granted and arguing with you for business. We have visited today as a family of four. There was...More

Thank Nick C
Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

We went there in June 2012. Around the complex we found the cordon of army, a museum and access was furter secured with barbed wire, because of the political situation in the country. We got headphones on where we could hear the guide and clearly...More

Thank Marija J
Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

Visited the museum after a visit to the pyramids. Would have appreciated air conditioning that was the only fault. The museum was a great insight into the history of Egypt. A definite must to visit when your in Cairo.

Thank Maria N
Reviewed 19 August 2015

if you would like to know what the egyptians did during the past you have to go thereand enjoy looking around it

Thank karamsharaf71
Reviewed 17 September 2012

You mean (الجمعية الجغرافية المصرية) "Egyptian Geographical Society" or EGS????. Its Museum is called the "Ethnographic Museum of EGS". It's located inside the Shoura Council complex on the other side of Tahrir square across from Egyptian Museum at Qasr elAini Str. It's almost unknown and...More

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