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Half-Day Egyptian Museum Tour from Cairo

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Cairo, EG
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Half-Day Egyptian Museum Tour from Cairo

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Step into the fascinating world of ancient Egypt with the Half-Day Egyptian Museum Tour from Cairo. Experience the awe-inspiring Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, home to a vast collection of ancient artifacts. Immerse yourself in the rich history and culture as you witness 120,000 items on display, with treasures ranging from mummies and coffins to precious stones and ancient food offerings. Marvel at the breathtaking craftsmanship of Tutankhamun's sarcophagus, adorned with gold and semiprecious stones. Explore the 1st floor and discover a remarkable collection of papyrus, Greek, Roman, and Islamic coins. Don't miss the iconic Gold Mask of Tutankhamun and the remarkable sarcophagi that provide a glimpse into the wealth and opulence of ancient Egyptian rulers. Uncover the mysteries of the past and embark on an unforgettable journey through time with this captivating tour.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • Admission Included
  • 4 hours - 5 hours
  • Suitable for 1-15 Participants
  • Private Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities
  • World's largest collection of Pharaonic antiquities
  • Famous collection of King Tutankhamun's artifacts
  • Opportunity to see sarcophagi from different dynasties
  • Impressive statues and precious artifacts on display
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Tipping
  • Any extra not mentioned

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Introduction

Explore the fascinating world of ancient Egypt on the Half-Day Egyptian Museum Tour from Cairo. Immerse yourself in the incredible history and culture of this ancient civilization as you discover the treasures housed in the renowned Egyptian Museum. This museum, also known as the Museum of Cairo, boasts a vast collection of over 120,000 artifacts, with a remarkable selection on display. From mummies and coffins to ancient belongings and even food types buried with the pharaohs, the museum offers a glimpse into the mysteries of the past.

What to expect?

During this tour, you can expect an informative journey through the museum's captivating exhibits. As you explore the various galleries, you will encounter an extensive collection of Pharaonic antiquities, including the famous Gold Mask of Tutankhamun. Marvel at the intricate craftsmanship and beauty of sarcophagi from different dynasties, gaining insight into the wealth and significance of their owners. Other notable highlights include the Grave Mask of King Amenemope, the Mummy Mask of Psusennes I, the Figurine of Khufu, the Narmer Palette, and the Merneptah Stele.

Who is this for?

The Half-Day Egyptian Museum Tour from Cairo is perfect for history enthusiasts, culture lovers, and anyone with a keen interest in ancient civilizations. Whether you are a seasoned traveler or a curious first-time visitor, this tour offers a unique opportunity to delve into the rich heritage of Egypt. It is suitable for all ages and can be enjoyed by individuals, couples, families, or small groups.

Why book this?

Embark on this tour to gain a comprehensive understanding of ancient Egypt's legacy. The Egyptian Museum in Cairo holds the distinction of being home to the world's largest collection of Pharaonic antiquities, showcasing the richness and grandeur of this extraordinary civilization. By booking this tour, you will have the chance to witness iconic artifacts, such as the Gold Mask of Tutankhamun, up close and personal. Immerse yourself in the wonders of the past as you explore the extensive collection, guided by knowledgeable experts who will share captivating stories and insights.

Good to know

When visiting the Egyptian Museum, it is advisable to set aside at least 240 to 300 minutes for this tour to fully appreciate the exhibits. The museum is located in Cairo, specifically at Midan El Tahrir in the Geographical Society Building. Be sure to wear comfortable footwear and clothing as there will be a lot of walking involved.

Reviews

Visitors who have experienced the Half-Day Egyptian Museum Tour from Cairo have expressed awe and admiration for the museum's vast collection. They commend the knowledgeable guides for their captivating storytelling and the way they bring history to life. The chance to see iconic artifacts, such as the Gold Mask of Tutankhamun, firsthand is a highlight for many. Overall, individuals who have embarked on this tour have left with a profound appreciation for the ancient wonders of Egypt and a deeper understanding of its rich cultural heritage.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

Vouchers accepted in the following formats

  • Mobile

Is an adult required for the booking?

  • At least one adult or senior required per booking

Your Itinerary

The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities

The Egyptian Museum of Cairo contains 120,000 artifacts. It houses the world’s largest collection of Pharaonic antiquities. An extensive collection of papyrus, Greek, Roman, and Islamic coins used in the Ancient world are located in the 1st floor. The best statues you will see is the Gold Mask of Tutankhamun. The room also host the famous collection of the young king as well as a lot of sarcophagi from different dynasties. These sarcophagi give us a brief about how rich the owners were. Do not forget to have a look at the Grave Mask of king Amenemope, Mummy mask of Psusennes I, Figurine of Khufu, Narmer Palette, and Merneptah Stele .

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Reviews

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4 (1)

Thomas K

Es war ein sehr interessanter Besuch des Ägypten Museum in Kairo unserer Reiseführer war ein gebildeter älter Rentner der alles sehr gut auf deutsch erklärt hat das abholen klappte ohne Probleme
Collected by Evendo, Tripadvisor & Viator
2024-04-18 08:20