Small group guided visit of the Egyptian Museum of Turin
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Small group tour of the Egyptian Museum in Turin with skip-the-line tickets

1 h
min 30
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Semi-Private
difficulty Very easy
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Wheelchair Not Accessible
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Guided tour for small groups of the Egyptian Museum in Turin with tickets

Join this tour and visit the second most important Egyptian museum in the world entirely dedicated to the Egyptian Antiquities. Wander among the colossal statues, mummies, and amulets and become an expert about religious beliefs, lifestyle and traditions of the Nile and the land of the Pharaos!

Small group guided visit of the Egyptian Museum of Turin highlights: 

  • Join our small group tour and be fascinated by the world’s oldest Egyptian Museum, houses more than 3000 years old collection
  • Discover one of the world's largest collections of Egyptian antiquities
  • Don’t miss on the showpiece of the Museum Egizio, the Tomb of Kha
  • Catch the Drovetti Collection, as one of the most important sets of Egyptian written document
  • Be astonished at the rock-hewn Ellesija Temple in the beautiful Turin
Description: 

Join our small groups tour with skip the line tickets included in order to explore the famous Egyptian Museum in Turin.
The museum opened its fascinating exhibition in 2015 and its wonderful collection is now spread over four levels, a journey through more than 3,000 years of history of Egyptian civilization. The Regio Museo delle Antichità Egizie was formally founded in 1824 with the acquisition by King Carlo Felice of a large collection, was assembled by Bernardino Drovetti. In Egizio Museum, you will discover he Egyptian treasures such as the Tomb of Kha, the rock-hewn Ellesija Temple, and thousands of other important artifacts and Egyptian antiquities. 

The incredible Egyptian Museum in Turin

As Champollion famously wrote: "The road to Memphis and Thebes passes through Turin". The Egizio Museum is the oldest museum and one of the largest Egyptian artifact collections, ranking second only to the Cairo Museum. The effort and interest of Carlo Felice in the Egyptian culture who started this important collection of Egyptian artifacts, acquiring a lot of finds collected by Bernadino Drovetti, who was a French consul general in Egypt. During the 19th century, the Italian Archaeological Mission did a number of excavations along the Nile River. 

The famous tomb of KHA

The 3,500 B. C. eye-catching tomb is the center showpiece of the museum. The grandness of the tomb contains the sarcophagi, statues, sundries, furniture, and some very astonishing preserved salted meat along with some remains of tamarind and grapes in a pottery bowl. It was first discovered in 1906 on the west bank of Nile.

The Drovetti Collection

One of the most important items in Egizio Museum is the Drovetti Collection, a collection of 98 statues and laws on papyrus. It is considered to be the most important Egyptian written document in the world. Included in the collection are the Royal Papyrus, known as the Papyrus from Turin. It is a list of all the kings dating from the 3rd century B.C until the 16 century B.C. One of the world's oldest painted cloth, 5,500 years old was found in a tomb near Gebelein, depicting ritual dancing and hunting.
Choose our small groups tour of the Egyptian Museum in Turin to discover those ancient wonders and many more!

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itinerary: 
  • Egyptian Museum
included: 
  • Guided tour
  • Entrance tickets
  • Headphones (in case of groups of more than 9 people)
excluded: 
  • Pick-up & drop-off
  • Tips (Optional)
Meeting point: 

Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.

Information: 

Free entrance for children up to 5 years old.
 
 
For safety reasons, it is forbidden to bring into the Museum bags and luggage in excess of the size 40 x 30 x 15 cm. In the course of visiting the backpacks are not allowed. Visitors are asked to leave luggage not allowed in the cloakroom. The luggage room is kept at a cost of 1 Euro.
 
Photography allowed, but strictly without flash.
 
According to the group, the tour can take place in a single language or in two languages.
 

Confirmation will be received at time of booking. You will receive a voucher. This is your ticket and proof of purchase.