*THIS TOUR WILL ONLY COVER THE UPPER EGYPTIAN GALLERIES. IT WILL NOT INCLUDE A TOUR OF THE SPHINX OR ANY OF THE FIRST FLOOR EGYPTIAN GALLERIES.*
Experience the magnificence of 5,000 years of ancient Egyptian culture presented in galleries on two grand floors. Enter the reconstructed palace of the Pharaoh Merenptah, and see a 12-ton sphinx, the third largest in the world. In two special exhibitions, visitors discover the story behind a short-lived royal city where King Tut was born, and explore The Egyptian Mummy: Secrets and Science.
Public tours are included in Museum admission and do not require advance reservation.