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National Museum of Beirut

Corner of useum Street, Damascus Street and Abdallah El Yafi Avenue., Beirut, Lebanon
+961 1 426 703
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  • Excellent67%
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“civil war” (97 reviews)
LOCATION
Corner of useum Street, Damascus Street and Abdallah El Yafi Avenue., Beirut, Lebanon
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+961 1 426 703
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"civil war"
in 97 reviews
"greek and roman"
in 8 reviews
"ancient artifacts"
in 8 reviews
"french and english"
in 7 reviews
"basement floor"
in 7 reviews
"rich history"
in 17 reviews
"different eras"
in 10 reviews
"audio guide"
in 10 reviews
"on display"
in 20 reviews
"impressive collection"
in 8 reviews
"two floors"
in 8 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 13 reviews
"green line"
in 8 reviews
"two hours"
in 9 reviews
"recent history"
in 7 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 23 reviews
"entrance fee"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This museum hold skeleton with 50000 years old and a wonderful collection of many art pieces with more then 3000 years old, it will take you arround 2 hours to finish it, entrance fees is only 3$ ... the only inconvenient is that there is...More

Thank Raa F
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Such a lovely well laid out museum - should spend a good few hours here as it has so much of interest - very interesting and with a lovely shop selling great things.

Thank AnnaDominica
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Reviewed 5 days ago

visiting the museum is an opportunity to understand Lebanon, it can take 3 hours and you should the documentaries in the seminar room

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Thank alialssayed
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Since the Stone Age until the Phoenicians a lot of statues, artifacts, jewelry and history. When you arrive go directly up. Start by the first floor. Them you can visit the ground floor and underground. Interesting.

Thank Rana R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was really impressed with the quality of this museum. It is not a large collection but the way they chose to present it is perfectly organized. It allows you to understand the different civilizations that has been occupying this land since neolitic times. Some...More

Thank alessndracm
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In brief, these are the main reasons why you should absolutely visit Lebanon National Museum: - The museum is a great symbol of rebirth after a civil war that ravaged the country for 15 years. Located in the no-man land between east and west Beirut,...More

Thank Rouba T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The new Basement space opened in October 2016 thanks to a grant from the Italian Government. The collections include the Anthropoid Sarcophagi Gallery, the largest collection of these Phoenician items on display together anywhere, excavated from Sidon. The archaeological objects are beautifully curated and displayed...More

Thank MaieH
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting, make sure you go down to the basement to see the mummies and sarcophagus. It's not well signed to do so.

Thank Alan O
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The National museum offers great and historically significant exhibits. The exhibition halls are all very well renovated and of high educational level.

Thank Thomas D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Little , very organized, very interesting , excellent museum! Gives an important view of libaneses treasures!

Thank Renata G
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Michnuj
27 July 2018|
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Response from lamia a | Reviewed this property |
So others answered ..let me add that the Mim museum infront of it closes from 1 pm to 2 pm
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Ghaliah A
13 June 2018|
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Response from CappadociaJohn | Reviewed this property |
According their website the hours during Eid will be different, but they don't list what it will be. I suggest you call the evening prior to going and confirming the hours. John
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Nikki_Gold_USA
19 February 2017|
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Response from HA12014 | Reviewed this property |
It's not expensive ... 5000 ll around 3 usd or 3 eur
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