Egypt Museums

CNN Travel recommends Egypt as one of best tourist destinations amid Coronavirus pandemic

Wed, 10 Feb 2021 - 01:01 GMT

Within their “Unlocking the World” initiative launched for its readers about the recommended tourist destinations to visit amid the COVID-19 pandemic, CNN Travel chose Egypt as one of these destinations along with a number of other countries.

Egypt launches e-ticketing system for touristic cities’ museums

Sun, 31 Jan 2021 - 01:11 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities began to activate the electronic ticketing system for Sharm El-Sheikh and Hurghada museums, in addition to the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir.

Artistic paintings in ceiling of Coptic Museum depicting daily life of Egyptians

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 03:09 GMT

The Coptic Museum is one of the most important museums in Egypt. It is located in Masr el-Qadima district, and contains a large collection of important archaeological holdings.

What changes are being made in the Egyptian Capitals Museum?

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 - 01:44 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is working on preparing several archaeological museums for their imminent openings, including the Museum of the New Administrative Capital.

Royal Chariots Museum organizes lecture, guided tour for a group of tour guides

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 - 01:21 GMT

The Royal Chariots Museum in Bulaq organized a lecture and a guided tour for a group of 35 tour guides, to acquaint them with the museum and its artifacts.

How many artifacts are housed in Matrouh Archeology Museum?

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 - 02:12 GMT

Matrouh Museum is the first comprehensive archaeological museum in Matrouh Governorate that includes a large collection of antiquities from different eras.

Egypt's tourism & antiquities min. inspects Museum of Egypt's Capitals in New Administrative Capital

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 - 01:33 GMT

The visit came to assess the progress of the works inside the museum, and the facilities to exhibit the artifacts according to the museum display scenario assigned to them.

"Disease & Medication" temporary exhibition held in Egypt's Museum of Islamic Art

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 - 02:49 GMT

The Museum of Islamic Art in Bab Al-Khalq is holding a temporary archaeological exhibition called "Disease and Medicine", throughout the month of December.

Preparations are underway to officially inaugurate the Cairo International Airport Museum

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 - 07:55 GMT

Head of the Museums Sector at Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities Moamen Othman visited the Cairo International Airport Museum, to see the progress of work in preparation for its opening.

National Museum of Egyptian Civilization receives huge statue of King Merneptah, Hathor

Tue, 24 Nov 2020 - 02:43 GMT

This statue is one of the largest statues of King Merneptah that was ever found, with a height of about 2.60 meters, a width of one meter, a depth of 0.75 meters, and a weight of more than four tons.

The Egyptian Museum in Tahrir displays 15 sarcophagi for the 1st time

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 - 02:43 GMT

Archaeologist Sabah Abdel Razek, director general of the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, said that there is a remarkable turnout of visitors, to see the new museum display scenario.

Entire world awaits Egypt's procession of royal mummies to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization

Thu, 12 Nov 2020 - 03:36 GMT

It is an event that will grab the attention of the entire world, for a procession befitting the grandiose ancient Egyptian civilization.

Egypt's tourism & antiquities min. holds 2 meetings to discuss latest developments of the Grand Egyptian Museum

Wed, 04 Nov 2020 - 01:35 GMT

During the first meeting, Enany discussed with the museum’s management the progress of work at the museum.

Kafr El-Sheikh Museum re-opens its doors to visitors

Mon, 02 Nov 2020 - 03:25 GMT

The Kafr El-Sheikh Museum opened its doors to visitors on November 2, after President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi recently inaugurated it.

Egypt’s Royal Chariots Museum restored bearing individuals with special needs in mind

Tue, 27 Oct 2020 - 01:09 GMT

The museum includes an impressive collection of collectibles, most notably the royal chariots of various sizes and types, dating back to the period of the rule of Mohammad Ali Pasha’s family in Egypt.

What does the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization has to offer for visitors?

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 - 03:06 GMT

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization is one of the major projects adopted by the Egyptian state.

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