THE BEST OF EGYPTIAN MUSEUM | Tickets and guided tour
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Vacation Style Holiday TypeGuided Tours
Activity Level Leisurely
Visit the second most important museum in the world entirely dedicated to the Egyptian Antiquities: our guides know how to select for you the most important exhibits of the museum, so to enjoy a surprising experience.
The Egyptian Museum in Turin opened its new and fascinating exhibition in 2015 and its wonderful collection is now spread over four levels. The tour guide you in the selection and discover the most important finds. Suitable for adults and children.
A journey through more than 3,000 years of history of Egyptian civilization. a world still charming Europe.
The Regio Museo delle Antichità Egizie was formally founded in 1824 with the acquisition by King Carlo Felice of a large collection. This was assembled by Bernardino Drovetti, of Piedmontese origin.
Champollion arrived in Turin as the Drovetti Collection was being unpacked, and within a few months of excited activity produced a catalogue raisonné of the collections. It was Champollion who famously wrote, “The road to Memphis and Thebes passes through Turin”.
You will wander among the objects of everyday life, the colossal statues, mummies and amulets, to find religious beliefs, lifestyle and traditions of the Nile and the land of the Pharaohs.
Not to be missed: the Papyrus’s Kings, the Pre-Dynastic Mummy, the Gebelein Canvas, the Papyrus of the Strike, the Tomb of Kha and Merit, the Nefertari Kit, the statuary and the Temple of Ellesija.
Your advantages with us
- Discover the Torino Egyptian Museum treasures
- Follow your private guide among the highlights and be involved with the world of Ancient Egypt
- Avoid the queue with priority entrance
- Small groups, maximum 15 people
Gathering place: Piazza Carignano 8, Torino – in front of caffetteria Pepino – recognise your guide from the white folder
Gathering time: 10 minutes before the tour starts
Things to remember
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.
- Guided tour
- Entrance tickets
- Headphones (in case of groups of more than 9 people)
- Priority entrance
- Immediate confirmation
Tour starts at 10.15