Naguib Mahfouz Museum
The Cultural Development Fund has set the operating hours for visiting the Naguib Mahfouz Museum during the holy month of Ramadan.
Egypt is a country abundant with cultural facilities in its numerous cities.
Egypt’s Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem issued a decision to allow free visits to the Naguib Mahfouz Museum starting from August 30 and for a week
Author of 34 novels, over 350 short stories, five plays and dozens of movie scripts, Mahfouz was by all means the most disciplined writer ever.
After the June 30 revolution, all sectors of the state witnessed development and restoration processes, including cultural facilities and buildings.
Spain, Portugal and Colombia were contacted, welcomed the idea and expressed willingness to cooperate in its implementation.
Egypt’s Naguib Mahfouz Museum entry is free of charge till end of December
Egypt possesses a number of museums for great Egyptian writers and poets or those who spent their lives in Egypt and were influenced by it.
The museum was built in the historical building Tekeyet Abul-Dahab. Construction works began in 2016.
Egypt’s Naguib Mahfouz Museum to reopen for public on August 2 after it was closed amid the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Naguib Mahfouz Museum received 257 Books And Manuscripts of the great writer from his Daughter Umm Kulthum.
The exhibition includes personal portraits of Mahfouz painted by 40 artists from different countries.
Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem will inaugurate the Naguib Mahfouz Museum at the Tkeit Abu el-Dahab building in Al-Azhar district on Sunday, July 14.