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Opens Daily

09:00 to 09:00

TOILETS

Available

ACCESSIBILITY

Friendly

TERRAIN

Uneven Ground

PHOTOS

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Details

The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, known commonly as the Egyptian Museum or Museum of Cairo, in Cairo, Egypt, is home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities. It has 120,000 items, with a representative amount on display, the remainder in storerooms. Built in 1901 by the Italian construction company Garozzo-Zaffarani, the edifice is one of the largest museums in th e region. As of March 2019, the museum is open to the public. In 2020 the museum is due to be superseded by the new Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza. The Museum Of Egyptian Antiquities is considered to be one of the oldest, most famous, and largest museums in the world. The Egyptian Museum has a long history that dates back to the year 1825 when Mohamed Ali Pasha, the ruler of Egypt at the time, issued a decree to establish a museum for the precious antiquities of Egypt. The first location of the museum was in front of Azabakeya Lake, between the squares of Opera and Atabba today.

Schedule

Saturday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Sunday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM , 05:30PM - 09:00PM
Monday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Tuesday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Wednesday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Thursday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM , 05:30PM - 09:00PM
Friday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

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Review

- 10 March -
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John Doe

Went there a few years ago loved it and I'm glad I have done this tour the tour guide we had was brilliant



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