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National Museum of Beirut

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Corner of useum Street, Damascus Street and Abdallah El Yafi Avenue., Beirut, Lebanon
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a fabulous museum, the most beautiful building housing an outstanding collection of antiquities, be sure to see the film of its resurrection from the bombing!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It's sad they don't have everything on display they own but what they do is amazing.The mummy display was my favorite.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kyle G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I recommend all Lebanese and foreigners to pay a visit to this spacious treasure museum we have fm pieces and tombs that go back to the Roman age and Phoenicians .Schools should take there students and visit since it will add a plus to their...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank souhairf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

History of the world not just lebanon .. it gives an over view of the world history and the influences of different cultures ..i liked it .. a nice movie is shown for the renewing of the museume is shown there for no extra fees...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dinhannoura
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wake up in gemmayze, walk the streets, get your coffee, visit the museum, enjoy the amazing history, have lunch in Sodeco, go to Jounieh and do Paragliding with pilots Elie Mansour and Raja saade 03933359, go back to Mar Mikhael, have the most delicious dinner,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ParaglidingLebCT
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are in Beirut, you must visit to this museum to experience detail information about Beirut. History of Beirut is very rich and is the city that never died. Go with a guide so they can explain every details. Watch 10min video how they...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ChowdhuryIslam
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautifully restored national museum offers a great selection of finest pieces of extremely rich history of the region. At the same time the history of the building and courageous effort to preserve the unique pieces during civil war left a deep impression on me.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank marquinhosss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The history of Byzantines, Phoenicians, Romans, Crusades and more in a place that resisted to several wars in this century keepping their archive with beauty and passion. Amazing!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank wgorab
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a definite must to go to while in Beirut. Lots of artifacts to see and take photos. This will add to your Beirut experience!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ed D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice job done after the civil war. I don't know, what, but I remember it (when I first visited it in 2003) with much more exhibits... I guess I remember wrong.

Date of experience: November 2018
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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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