Egyptian Museum in Tahrir – Press photo
CAIRO – 1 July 2020: Director General of the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Sabah Abdel Razek said the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is currently working on developing an electronic reservation application for tickets to visit archaeological sites and museums. The first phase will include the most visited sites nationwide, most importantly the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir.
Abdel Razek made the statements after Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Anani reopened the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir on July 1.
The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has selected a group of archaeological sites and museums to reopen to the public, in preparation for the gradual reopening of all museums and sites. This coincides with the resumption of inbound tourism to Egypt as of July 1.
The archaeological sites chosen by the ministry to open during the first stage include the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, the Museum of Islamic Art, the Coptic Museum, Nubia Museum, and Luxor Museum. This is in addition to eight archaeological sites which are Giza Pyramids, Salah El-Din Castle in Cairo, the temples of Abu Simbel and Philae in Aswan, Karnak and Luxor Temples in Luxor.