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Egypt Papyrus Museum

98 Haram St. El Haram, Giza, Egypt
+20 3 3830571
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A learning Experience

They show you how the Papyrus is made and go through a short history and then you're free to roam... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
David V
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The Woodlands, United States
So now I know...

I am a reader, but in all the books I read, I never knew how paper was made from papyrus. At this... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Reva R
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Plainfield, Indiana
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good31%
  • Average26%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“for sale” (11 reviews)
“hand painted” (5 reviews)
“tree of life” (4 reviews)
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98 Haram St. El Haram, Giza, Egypt
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+20 3 3830571
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Reviewed 3 days ago

They show you how the Papyrus is made and go through a short history and then you're free to roam and purchase any of the pieces. They will barter with you and continue to try and get you to buy more but a few firm...More

Thank David V
Reviewed 4 days ago

I am a reader, but in all the books I read, I never knew how paper was made from papyrus. At this shop, they demonstrate how the papyrus is peeled and pressed together (I won't tell you details). Fascinating. And they served each of us...More

Thank Reva R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of a number of "museums" trying to strong arm tourists into buying unnecessary junk. After the 30 second demonstration of how the stuff is made (essentially leave it in water then press) you will be granted the "opportunity" to acquire a treasure. If you...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful costumer service. Educational experience. Beautiful, quality artwork. While this is a store (not really a museum), you are not overly pressured to purchase the artwork. I went by myself (without a tour guide), so they gave me a 50% discount on all listed prices....More

Thank Derek G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'd been to Egypt before & purchased what I thought were beautiful papyrus pieces. But they were nothing compared to what's in this place, and the prices are more than reasonable. The artist added my granddaughters' names in hieroglyphics while I waited & it's just...More

Thank kqhouston
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this place. Loved the history of papyrus and the art work. Be prepared to get some wonderful papyrus art to take home.

Thank Regalgranny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They show you how it is made & have many finished for sale. We had our names painted on the one we bought. They are done while you wait and carry a certificate of authenticity. It now resides framed in our living room as a...More

Thank Davh62
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since I had been to Egypt 10 years ago I knew the drill.......However, I WANTED to buy an Egyptian Papyrus for home. I'm gad we did. We bought The Wedding one and then The Tree of Life. We just paid a fortune to have the...More

Thank Sharon K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are government backed stores that guarantee the authenticity of some goods. So it may cost you a bit more here, but they explain how it is made and at least you know you are not getting something fake (made in china).

Thank ronnabrody
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They did a papyrus demonstration and it was interesting but not interesting enough to make us buy whatever it was that they were trying to sell us they were definitely trying to sell us some papyrus souvenirs

Thank MBS111
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wick1979
Average price of a piece?
1 October 2016|
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Response from Homa S | Reviewed this property |
Starts at 30 Dollars depending on size.
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