Luxor Museum

Luxor Museum

The Luxor Museum is an inordinate museum in its own right. Too many travelers make the mistake in thinking that if they have visited the Egyptian Museum in Cairo that it isn’t worth visiting other museums in the country. In this museum, one can find more mummies, relics and artifacts from ancient Thebes.

Each display is neatly labeled in English which allows a person to visit it without a tour guide. Seeing as it is smaller than the one in Cairo, it isn’t as essential to be accompanied by a guide. The highlight here is definitely the royal mummy specimens and tombs of the West Bank, including slippers worn by boy king Tutankhamon. Wooden coffins in extremely well preserved states are also on display.


By walking through the Luxor Museum, one learns about the various ancient periods of idealism and realism. It becomes clear with each and every relic on display that the ancient pharaohs were seeking to build, create and own the very best man could figure out mentally.
It should be mentioned that the museum does not form part of an ordinary itinerary through Luxor, so if one has spare time, this is well worth the entrance fee and time. One would spend about an hour to see all the exhibits that are on display. It has a modern layout and the air conditioning will comfort the skin after walking in the heat of Luxor and the West Bank.