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Palmyra Museum

Palmyra, Syria
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Amazing Museum

The Palmyra Museum is a must on any visit to Palmyra. It actually has a lot of very interesting... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2017
TravelOften1968
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Johannesburg, South Africa
It is a must see site that no one visiting Palmyra should miss.

The Palmyra Museum is at the Ancient Roman City of Palmyra! Palmyra is located in Central Syria... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2015
ThomasfromDamascus
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Damascus, Syria
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
24 Jan 2017
“Amazing Museum”
15 Oct 2015
“It is a must see site that no one visiting Palmyra should miss.”
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

The Palmyra Museum is a must on any visit to Palmyra. It actually has a lot of very interesting artefacts and is much less congested than the National Museum in Damascus. We visited in 2002 and it was a stunning display of over 4,000 years...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2015

The Palmyra Museum is at the Ancient Roman City of Palmyra! Palmyra is located in Central Syria about 170 Km from Damascus. It had contained many artifacts from the Roman City of Palmyra. When we were there they were crating up many of the artifacts...More

2  Thank ThomasfromDamascus
Reviewed 17 November 2012

Visited here in April 2011. Gained a little history about the great city that was. Quite interested in the funerary busts that are placed at entrance of most graves. There is a great bust and base in the grounds of the museum that is well...More

2  Thank joydeM
Reviewed 8 July 2012

This site is the place where you buy your area ticket to the ruins and is only a very small museum. When we visited several of the exhibits that had lights did not work, 2 wings were closed and the rest was not very well...More

Thank tumbuna
Reviewed 25 January 2012

Some well preserved artifacts including a couple of mummies. Most of the best pieces, including busts from various graves in the Valley of the Tombs, are now in the National Museum in Damascus

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Reviewed 10 October 2010

Well worth a visit to get an insight into Palmyra. Some very good pieces of history here which are not behind any form of glass. The mummies are v well preserved and well worth seeing. Only problem was the smell of cigarretes despite no smoking...More

1  Thank EastTravel
Reviewed 21 April 2010

Guidebooks to Palmyra, Syria (notably the Lonely Planet) greatly under-rate the Palmyra Museum in Palmyra. Certainly much more modest than the museum in Damascus, it nevertheless has a fine collection of rare objects: notably lifelike and very expressive images of the dead in the local...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2017
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