Turin Egyptian Museum – the world famous museum devoted to the history of ancient Egypt. It is the oldest museum in this area, and in terms of the number of exhibits it is second only to the Egyptian National Museum in Cairo. It is worth visiting for everyone who is interested in the life of the Egyptians 3-7 thousand years ago, as well as those who simply want to admire the ancient artifacts.
The museum is located in the central area of Turin between Palazzo Madama and Piazza San Carlo.
- Adult ticket – 12 €
- Age 15 – 18 and students – 2 €
- Age 6 – 14 – 1 €
- Age under 6 – free
- Monday: 9:00 – 14:00
- Tuesday – Friday: 9:00 – 18:30
- Saturday – Sunday: closed
Due to the huge number of exhibits and the large area of the museum, the tour can take 2-3 hours. Therefore it is necessary to stock up on a bottle of water and free time.
Currently, the museum’s collection of over 30,000 copies, and only a fifth of the exhibited to visitors. Some of the exhibits can be viewed on the museum’s website in the Online Collection section.
For ease of understanding of the exhibition, all museum exhibits can be roughly grouped into several groups.