Howard Carter House, Luxor

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Former home of a famed English Egyptologist, Howard Carter House is mud-brick domed structure turned into a museum with photographs of excavations and the original surveying tools. See the office--with the original desk--and the laboratory where the archeologist and his wealthy employer Lord Carnarvon spent many years looking for "the boy king." The surrounding garden features a detailed replica of the burial chamber with the pharaoh's sarcophagus. Using our online itinerary creator, Luxor attractions like Howard Carter House can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • I rarely trash anything unless it is bad but this is just his house and some photos. They also have a replica of tutankamen's tomb with not much in it. 80 Egyptian pounds for 10 or 15 min. Save your m...  more »
  • A visit to this house is somewhat of a respite from the crowded temples and landmarks of Luxor. It's not usually visited by tour buses and tour groups. Ours was arranged through a private tour and the...  more »
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  • Great facimile of the tomb of Tutankhamun at Carter's house, which is also an interesting place in it's own right.
  • The house is ok. It's nice to have a glimpse at the past and imagine what it was like to be living here (as a European) in the early 1900. There a re a few household items and appliances which are cool too. I was surprised by the fact that there is people living at this house or at least using the beds (😬). As usual there will be people offering information, a drink or some advice. It's not for free. They will ask for a tip shortly after. Even in those places where entrance is forbidden or pictures are not allowed they will let you do anything for a tip. On the back of the house you will find Tutankhamun's burial site. DONT WASTE YOUR TIME. ITS FAKE. Even though this museum was recommended by Lonely Planet I believe there are better options available. Don't feel bad if you skip it.
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