Museums in Cairo



Cairo is a City rich in museums for all kinds of arts and themes. Egyptian Musum for Pharonic Art, Islamic Museum, Coptica Museum,  Solar Ship Museum Military Museum , Police Museum, Railway Museum , Manyal Palace Museum,  are among the big collection the city of Cairo is proud to offer to its visitors





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Abdin Palace and Museum in Cairo

Abdin Palace and Museum in Cairo

The Palace and Museum of Abdin locates in Abdin Square nearby the Mosque of Abdin and close to Sharia El-Saliba. There was a palace with a beautiful garden in this area but Khedive Ismail demolished i

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Mohammed Mahmoud Khalil Museum

Mohammed Mahmoud Khalil Museum

Muhammad Mahmoud Khalil Museum is located in Doqqui, near Cairo Sheraton Hotel. Built in 1915 in the French style, the museum was once a palace that belonged to Mohammed Mahmoud Khalil, a statesman, a

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Ahmed Shawki Museum

Ahmed Shawki Museum

Ahmed Shawki Museum is located in No.6, Ahmed Shawki St. (Kornish El Nil), Giza. Shawki named the building 'Karmet Ibn Hanie', after the name of the great Arab poet, Abu Nawwas. Later on, the house wa

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Agriculture Museum

Agriculture Museum

The Agriculture Museum is located in the Mathaf Elzerae St, Agouza, Giza. Founded during the reign of King Farouk, the museum was housed in the Palace of Princess Fatma, daughter of Khedive Ismail and

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Egyptian Civilization Museum in Cairo

Egyptian Civilization Museum in Cairo

The Museum of Egyptian Civilization was constructed in the early half of the 20th century in the reign of King Farouk. It is worth visiting for the marvellous collection of artifacts that date back to

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Kasr El Gauhara Museum

Kasr El Gauhara Museum

Monument Number : 505 . Construction Date : 1229AH/1814AD . Construction Era : The Dynasty Of Mohammed Ali Pasha Constructor Name : Mohamed Aly Pasha El Kabir

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Mahmoud Mukhtar Museum

Mahmoud Mukhtar Museum

Mahmoud Mukhtar was one of the greatest Egyptian sculptures whose house has been transfered to a museum for displaying his unique statues. The two-story museum encloses a large number of bronze, stone

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Mostafa Kamel Museum

Mostafa Kamel Museum

Mostafa Kamel Museum was one of the prominent political leaders who affected greatly on the history of Egypt. The Museum of Mostafa Kamel is annexed to his mausoleum. Address: Cairo - few meters away

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National Police Museum in The Citadel

National Police Museum in The Citadel

The National Police Museum is one of the museums within Salah El Din Citadel where numerous fascinating exhibits are displayed including photos for famous assassins and famous political leaders and th

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Railway Museum in Cairo

Railway Museum in Cairo

Railway Museum is one of the most visited museums that stands in Ramsses Street few meters away from the metro station and the railway station. Address: Ramses Street, station to Egypt or Mahatet Masr

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The Egyptian Museum in Cairo

The Egyptian Museum in Cairo

The Egyptian Museum is a two-story Museum that was erected in 1900 with a unique neoclassical architectural style. The museum consists of 107 halls each of them encloses a rare collection of artifacts

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The Mevlevi Museum in Cairo

The Mevlevi Museum in Cairo

The Mevlevi Museum locates in El-Helmia Street off El-Seyufia street. This Museum was established by the Italian Team who completed its infrastructure in 1810 while the ornamentation of the building d

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The Military Museum

The Military Museum

The Military Museum locates within Saladin Citadel and contains a collection of weapons and costumes illustrating warfare in Egypt from ancient times. It was mainly a El Hareem palace established by M

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Wax Museum

Wax Museum

Resembling that of Madame Tussauds in some aspects, the small Wax Museum at Helwan is located in the suburb of Helwan, south of Cairo, near the mineral springs of Helwan and near Ain Helwan Metro stat

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What to See in The Islamic Art Museum

What to See in The Islamic Art Museum

The Museum of Islamic Art lies in Maydan Ahmed Maher in the corner where Sharia Muhammad Ali joins Sharia Port Said. One can visit the museum any time except for Friday at the time of Noon prayer.This

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Shopping in Cairo

Shopping in Cairo

Cairo is one of the major shopping area in Egypt renowned for its huge markets and bazaars including Khan el-Khalili, Friday Market of Suq El Gomaa and others. Antiques, jewelry, spices, copper utensi

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Giza Province In Greater Cairo

Giza Province In Greater Cairo

Giza is a governorate in the center of Egypt on the west bank of the Nile. It forms with Cairo and El Qalyubeya Governorate what is known as Greater Cairo. El Giza Governorate covers about 27, 564 km

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Mausoleums in Cairo

Mausoleums in Cairo

Mausoleums in Cairo. Khanqah and Mausoleum of Emir Qawsun, Besides having the most ancient tombs in the world, Cairo hold a big collection of Tombs and Mausoleums of Kings, Sultans, and Princes of all

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Pyramids in Giza

Pyramids in Giza

Giza Plateau is the most important archaeological site in the world that locates on the western bank of the Nile River and few kilometers southward Cairo. It is one of the most admirable and most visi

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Places to visit in Saqqara, Giza, Cairo

Places to visit in Saqqara, Giza, Cairo

Saqqara is a vast Ancient Egyptian necropolis in Giza Governorate of , about 18 km to the south of Giza City. The uniqueness of the site rests on its being the only necropolis in Egypt that includes t

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Mosques in Cairo

Mosques in Cairo

City of One Thousand Minarets;  this how people of Cairo call it, among many other nick name of their beloved city. Where ever you go, specially in the historical city you observe minarets of differe

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Other Islamic Monuments in Cairo

Other Islamic Monuments in Cairo

Not Only  Mosques, Sabil Kuttabs  (Fountains and Schools), Madrasas (Schools) or Bimarestans(Hospitals) are the most important islamic Monuments in Cairo , but also cairo have many other surprising

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Festivals and Celebrations in Cairo

Festivals and Celebrations in Cairo

Since the Pharaonic Era, Egyptians are renowned for their unique way for celebrating important events in their life. Due to the prominent position of Cairo as the capital of Egypt and the cultural cen

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Nightlife in Cairo

Nightlife in Cairo

Nightlife in the city of the Nile River has a different taste and there are plenty of activities to do and places to visit including clubs, bars, and restaurants. Taking a Nile cruise especially at ni

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Shopping in Cairo

Shopping in Cairo

Before leaving, all the tourists prefer taking souvenirs for their friends from Egypt. Among the highly purchased souvenirs are the perfume bottles, handmade works such as baskets, tent making works

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Greater Cairo Cities and Districts

Greater Cairo Cities and Districts

Nasr City Nasr City is one of the major districts of Cairo covering about 250 km². It was erected in 1960 as an extension of Heliopolis City and consists of ten sub-districts known by their nu

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Parks in Cairo

Parks in Cairo

Though for the fiest impressions Cairo appears to be a city of cement, concrete  and ugly building, it has it charm, secret places and places to hide and search peace and nature. Tens of gardens and

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