Egyptian Museum of Turin

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Turin: Guided Egyptian Museum Tour

1. Turin: Guided Egyptian Museum Tour

The Egyptian Museum of Turin is the oldest museum in the world, entirely dedicated to the Egyptian civilization. This museum is considered the second most important Egyptology in the world, after that of Cairo. Discover the museum throughout your guided tour. See unique collections, papyri, mummies, stories, and intrigues of the ancient civilization of the Pharaohs will be revealed to you. Together with the tour guide, admire spectacular discoveries such as ancient mummies and the magnificent jewelry of the pharaohs. As you explore the museum your guide will also impart to you the anecdotes of centuries of Egyptian civilizations.

Turin: Egyptian Museum Skip-the-Line Guided Tour

2. Turin: Egyptian Museum Skip-the-Line Guided Tour

Explore the Egyptian Museum in Turin with skip-the-line tickets on this guided tour. See the stunning gallery of Ramses II, learn about ancient Egyptian culture, and discover the history of Turin's connection with Egypt.  Begin your journey back in time outside the Egyptian Museum of Turin. Meet your guide and breeze past the line with skip-the-line access to this popular attraction. Walk past mummies and marvel at well-preserved sarcophagi. Navigate easily through the over 40,000 artifacts housed in the museum with the help of a guide that knows the museum well. Admire the statue of Ramses II that is arranged just as it was when archaeologists unearthed it in Egypt.  Lose yourself in the romance surrounding the tomb of Khâ and Merit tomb. Finish your tour with a stroll through the sphinx corridor. 

Egyptian Museum of Turin: Skip-the-Line Group Tour

3. Egyptian Museum of Turin: Skip-the-Line Group Tour

Meet your guide at Piazza Carignano (in front of the statue) and then skip the long lines to enter Turin's Egyptian Museum. The Egyptian Museum in Turin is the most important of its kind in the world after the one in Cairo and the oldest museum devoted entirely to ancient Egyptian culture. Home to over 30,000 artifacts that narrate 5,000 years of Ancient Egyptian history, the collection includes art, religious relics, and items from everyday life during the time of the great pharaohs. Your guide will take you on an exciting journey through the museum's exhibits.

Turin: Egyptian Museum Skip-the-Line Guided Mystery Tour

4. Turin: Egyptian Museum Skip-the-Line Guided Mystery Tour

Meet your guide and enter the building with a skip-the-line ticket. Explore the exhibitions dedicated exclusively to ancient Egyptian culture and art. Take a journey through time as the displays show items in chronological order, from the 4th-century BC to the 3rd-century AD. Together with your guide, discover the mysterious and magical side of the Egyptian Empire on this gripping tour. See the spectacular Tomb of Kha, a tomb builder to the pharaohs, which dates to 3,500 BC. Admire the sarcophagi, statues, sundries, and furniture, as well as astonishingly well-preserved items such as salted meat and a pottery bowl with the remains of tamarind and grapes. Next, head to the Drovetti Collection of papyrus sheets, which is considered by some as the most important in the world. Finally, visit the Ellesija Temple, a rock-hewn temple that is more than 3,500-years-old. Learn about how the temple was built for Pharaoh Tuthmosis III and was saved from Nile flooding before it was moved to Italy in 1966. During the visit, feel free to take a break at the museum cafeteria and at the end don't forget to stop at the marvelous souvenir shop.

Turin Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour: 24 or 48-Hour Ticket

5. Turin Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour: 24 or 48-Hour Ticket

If you're looking for a single solution to discover and get to know Turin, jump onboard a hop-on hop-off bus tour. Enjoy the charm of a city that boasts over 2,000 years of history yet still has a very modern edge to it. With 3 different routes to choose from, or a combination of them, this really is an ideal way to get up-close to the city. Line A covers the city center of Turin – hop on board and be fascinated by the National Cinema Museum, the Egyptian Museum, and the hill overlooking the Po river with the Valentino Park. The B line brings you closer to the unexpected Turin and is the fastest way to reach unexplored sites and discover the new face of the city. The renewed Automobile Museum, Lingotto, Eataly and the Olympic venues are along this route. The C line covers royal residences and will lead you to the Juventus Stadium Museum, the Royal Residence of Venaria, La Mandria Castle and Nuvola Lavazza Line A 1) Piazza Castello 2) Mole Antonellina 3) Villa della Regina 4) Monte dei Cappuccini 5) Borgo Medievale 6) Parco del Valentino 7) Piazza Carlo Felice 8) Duomo Line B 1) Piazza Castello 2) Museo Scienze Naturali 3) Parco del Valentino 4) Museo dell'Automobile 5) Pinacoteca Agnelli-Lingotto-Arco Olimpico 6) Stazione FS Lingotto 7) Stadio Olimpico e Palaolimpico 8) Officine Grandi Riparazioni 9) Museo Pietro Micca Line C 1) Piazza Castello 2) Museo Pietro Micca 3) Allianz Stadium & Juventus Museum 4) La Venaria Reale 5) Porta Palazzo 6) Nuvola Lavazza

Egyptian Museum

6. Egyptian Museum

Experience the highlights of Egyptian Museum with skip-the-line tickets and a private licensed tourist guide. Explore the permanent exhibition on a chronological journey through the history and culture of ancient Egypt. The museum’s collection of Turin Egyptian antiques is one of the largest in the world, with more than 46,000 works, artifacts, and other treasures, of which only 6,500 are on permanent display. In addition, its influx of visitors has been steadily increasing from year to year, making it one of the most visited museums in Italy. The current collection of the Egyptian Museum of Turin is installed in the Accademia delle Scienze, where temperatures remain between 21ºC and 24ºC throughout the year to preserve the displayed relics. See artifacts from the predynastic period, the Tomb of the Unknown, the Tomb of Iti and Neferu, and the Middle and New Kingdoms. Admire the Tomb of Kha, the Coffin Gallery, the Restoration Area, Late Period, Ptolemaic Period, Roman Period, and Late Antiquity. Of course, a tour would not be complete without a visit to the Gallery of Kings, the Temple of Ellesiya, and the Nubian Room.

Turin: Egyptian Museum Skip-the-Line Private Guided Tour

7. Turin: Egyptian Museum Skip-the-Line Private Guided Tour

Meet your guide at Piazza Carignano and then skip the long lines to enter Turin's Egyptian Museum. Pick-up from your hotel is also possible if it is centrally located, but note that you will then walk to the museum. The Egyptian Museum in Turin is the most important of its kind in the world after the one in Cairo. Home to over 30,000 artifacts that narrate 5,000 years of Ancient Egyptian history, the collection includes art, religious relics and items from everyday life during the time of the great pharaohs. As a guided tour with a private guide, you can choose your preferred date and start time. Your guide will be waiting to take you on an exciting journey through the museum's exhibits.

Turin: Royal Palace and Egyptian Museum Guided Tour

8. Turin: Royal Palace and Egyptian Museum Guided Tour

Join this small-group tour to skip the long lines to the top 2 museums of Turin, the majestic Royal Palace, and the fascinating Egyptian Museum. Meet your guide at the entrance of the Royal Palace. Explore the former residence of the Savoy family, who reigned over Italy until it became a republic in 1946. Pass by their chambers, learning about their lives. Continue to the Chapel of the Holy Shroud, the original location of the Shroud. Next, visit the Egyptian Museum. Learn about the findings used to study ancient Egypt, including mummies, sarcophagus, sphinx, pots, jewelry, and more. Your guide will explain why this museum is in Turin. Hear about how it became the second most important museum in the world for Egyptology.

Turin: City Highlights Guided E-Bike Tour

9. Turin: City Highlights Guided E-Bike Tour

Meet your local host in the city center, choose your e-bike and start this amusing 3 hours bike tour to discover the many souls and gorgeous monuments of Turin. It is a multi-faceted city, where luxury and modesty live together in perfect balance creating fascinating and interesting contrasts. Your first stop will be the heart of the historic center for a first introduction to the history of this beautiful Italian city, characterized by the Italian Royals: Savoia family. Pedal along elegant boulevards and reach Piazza San Carlo to admire the equestrian monument of Emanuele Filiberto of Savoia. Continue your visit reaching Piazza Carignano and see some of the most beautiful historical buildings, declared UNESCO World heritage since 1997. Follow easy cycling paths and enjoy the shade of elegant buildings until Piazza Castello and admire the Royal Palace, Palazzo Madama and San Lorenzo Church. Your guide will take you on a journey from the past to the present. You’ll learn why the city is so important nowadays and its industrial development thanks to FIAT, the Italian automobile industry that is now part of the popular soul of the city. With your local insider you will then discover the Royal Gardens and Porta Palatina, an ancient Roman site. Relax pedaling through luxuriant gardens and reach Mole Antonelliana, the true symbol of the city. In the shade of its magnificence there’s a very interesting neighborhood, enriched by modern murales dedicated to sustainability, promoted by the famous coffee brand: Lavazza, born in Turin. Finally, cross the monumental bridge over Po river, and climb the Cappuccini hill to enjoy a breathtaking view over Turin. Last but not least, reach the beautiful Valentino Park, famous for being one of the gathering places for locals and for the elegant castel. Finally, enter the young and vibrant neighborhood of San Salvario and go back to the initial point.

Turin: Egyptian Museum & City Tour Guided Experience

10. Turin: Egyptian Museum & City Tour Guided Experience

Discover the Egyptian Museum of Turin and visit the city on a guided tour. Explore the oldest museum in the world, entirely dedicated to the Egyptian civilization and considered the most important in the world after that of Cairo. Unique collections, papyri, mummies, stories, and intrigues of the ancient civilization of the Pharaohs will be revealed to you. Admire spectacular finds such as ancient mummies and the magnificent jewelry of the Pharaohs. Learn the anecdotes of centuries of Egyptian civilization from your knowledgeable guide. Finally, enjoy a one-hour city tour of Tourin, exploring San Lorenzo Square, San Carlo Square, and the Subalpine Gallery.

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What people are saying about Egyptian Museum of Turin

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4.7 / 5

based on 2,751 reviews

An amazing tour guide. So animated and interesting in her approach to Egyptian history. She made the whole experience come alive! Best tour guide we have ever had the pleasure of joining!

The tour guide Nasr was full of knowledge and explained everything in details. He made the tour an amazing trip in the ancient Egypt. Great job! Very professional and kind! Thank you!

Fun and easy to understand tour. Very good use of English language by tour guide. Informative but fun at the same time, very good pace. Would definitely recommend. Thank you

Our guide did a terrific job, particularly when visiting the palace she captured the attention of everyone, including teenagers.

I did learn a lot of ancient secrets. Guide was excelent, explained everything and made a good story through the thousands ages.