Egyptian Museum of Turin Tickets

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Opening hours

Mondays open from 9am until 2pm

Tuesday until Sunday open from 9am until 6.30pm

Last entry is one hour before the closing time.

There are several times each month when there are late openings, you can check the website for these dates at https://museoegizio.it/en/info/hours/

The museum is closed on the 25th of December.

How to get there

Bus- lines 4, 15, 58 58B, 11, 55, 57, 72, 72B, 56, 51 and 27 to the Bertola stop. Lines 13, 15, 55, 56 and 7 to the Castello stop.

Metro- Porta Nuova stop, then a 15 minute walk to the museum or take bus 58 or 58B as above.

Tram- take number 4 to the Bertola stop.

Walk- from the Porta Susatation you can walk to the museum in about 20 minutes.

Car- the closest car park is Roma-San Carlo-Costello car park with entrances on Piazza Castello and Piazza Carlo Felice, it remains open 24/7.

FAQ

To entry to the museum, do I need to book?
For individuals or groups of up to 9 people then no booking is required. You can buy your tickets online or at the museum. For groups of more than 9 people a reservation is required. You also need to make a reservation if you are using a guided tour this includes individuals or small groups.
How much do the tickets cost?
Tickets purchased direct from the museum ticket office cost €13 for adults and €9 for children aged from 15-18 as well as for licensed journalists. Tickets for children aged from 6-14 cost €1. Children aged five and younger have free entry. Any tickets purchased online are subject to an extra charge of €2 for service fees. The advantage to buying online is you can go straight in and avoid the queues at the ticket office.
How much does a guide cost and how can I book one?
For groups of up to 25 people, the guided tour lasts 90 minutes and costs €100 for tours in Italian or €120 for guided tours in English, or another foreign language. For individuals the tour is available at 11am on Mondays or 11am and 4pm every other day of the week. The cost is €7 not including the admission charge and the tour lasts 2 hours. Tours are also available on Saturdays and Sundays at 12 noon and 4.30pm, these cost €5 (excluding the admission charge) and last 90 minutes. The tours can only be booked in advance through the website.
Who is eligible for free admission?
Free admission is given to children younger than 5 years old, the seriously disabled and one accompanying person as well as members of the International Council of Museums.
Do you organise free lectures and events?
Yes, there are organised events and lectures open to all, the list of activities can be seen at https://museoegizio.it/en/explore/appointments/ the list is updated each month.
Does the museum have a shop?
Yes, the museum shop is located in the underground hall on floor -1, the same floor as the museum entrance.

Must Know

Dogs permitted in the museum
For the safety of other visitors and the preservation of the exhibits dogs are not permitted into the museum with the exception of dogs accompanying people with a disability or those used for pet therapy.
Air conditioning
The museum is operated at a constant temperature of 24C throughout the year as this is the optimum temperature for preserving the artifacts on show.
Estimate on the time required when visiting the museum
The average time to visit the museum is about 2 hours. The time taken to visit is purely up to each individual and how long they study each exhibit, each display room or the entire collection on show.
Storing your coat, bags and backpack
The museum has a cloakroom where you can store your belongings for €1-4, depending upon the items size. Backpacks (of any size) are not permitted inside the museum and must be stored in the cloakroom.
Refreshments
The “Paussa Caffe” is a popular refreshment stop close to room 7 the Tomb of Kha. Here you can have a coffee, various other drinks or eat some satisfying snacks both sweet and savoury.
A space for young children
The museum has a children’s space known as the Spazio Zerosei Egizio. This space is an exclusive space for small children to stay and be entertained if the museum is not to their liking. There is also a space for babies along with their mothers for breast-feeding and a changing area. The service is only for holders of a valid ticket.
Taking photos and filming inside the museum
You can take photos or film inside the museum for your own use. You are however, asked not to use flash photography, tripods or selfie sticks. These restrictions are for the preservation of the exhibits and to avoid any inconvenience to other visitors in the museum.
Free use of wheelchairs
The museum has two wheelchairs that are free to use. They are available on a first come first served basis from the cloakroom. These wheelchairs cannot be booked in advance.

Places Nearby

Palazzo Reale (Royal Palace)
Turin’s Royal Palace is a magnificent building complete with wonderful gardens located in the heart of the city. This amazing palace contains the Royal Armoury and a display of the Savoy family. Turin is like a hidden secret and this palace is no exception. Rarely do you see many tourists in the city yet there is so much to see. When visiting here you should allow at least 3 hours to enjoy this palace.
Piazza Castello (Castle Square)
Turin’s Castle Square was designed in 1564 by Vitozzi. The square is regarded as the centre of the city and surrounding the square are some of the buildings that have stood during the city’s development from the Roman era through to modern times. In the centre of the square is Palazzo Madama, and on its edges are the Royal Theatre, the Royal Palace and the Royal Library. From the square radiating out are some of Turin’s major roads such as Rome Street, Po Street, Pietro Micca Street and Garibaldi Street.
Pietro Micca Museum
This hidden gem of a museum tells the story (written in English) of the French siege of Turin in 1706. It highlights the heroics of a tunneller, Pietro Micca. There were 14km of tunnels built beneath the French lines that were used to destroy the French artillery. The museum is located close to the Porta Susa Train Station and has wonderful displays of the battle and an underground tour for just €3. The tour includes multi-language audio guides as you learn of the sacrifice made by the intrepid tunneller to save the lives of the people of Turin.