Egyptian Museums - Alexandria

Egyptian Museums - Alexandria Last updated on Sunday 18th April 2010

The Greco-Roman Museum

An outstanding museum housing a fascinating collection of 40,000 ancient relics in 21 rooms of exhibits. Exquisite statues of Egyptian, Greek and Roman deities are on display as well as busts and statues of Greek and Roman nobility. Coins, bas reliefs, mummies, jewelry, pottery and sarcophagi can also be viewed here.

5 Sharia Al-Mathaf Ar-Romani

Hours: Daily 9.00am-4.00pm
Friday 9.00-11.30am /1.30-4.00pm

Admission: fees apply, there are special fees for students.

Museum of Fine Arts

The museum houses a fine collection of art works and serves as a venue for concerts and exhibitions as well as for film showings sponsored by a film club.

18 Menasce Street, Moharrem Bey

Tel: (3) 493-6616

Hours: Daily except Friday 8.00am-2.00pm

Aquarium & Marine Life Museum

A collection of stuffed and lacquered
marine life, including a whale skeleton and
coral specimens, housed in a wing
of Qait Bey Fort (pictured).

Fort Qait Bey

Hours: Daily 9.00am-2.00pm

Admission: 20 piastres

Cavafy Museum

A museum honouring the life of the Greek Alexandrian poet Constantine Cavafy ::/I

4 Sharm El Sheikh Street

Hours: Daily except Monday 9.00am to 2.00pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays 6-8.00pm.

Admission: Free

Hussein Sobhy Museum of Fine Arts

The museum houses a small but fine collection of modern Egyptian art as well as the Alexandria public library.

18 Menasha Street

Hours: Daily except Friday 8.00am-2.00pm /5.00-8.00pm

Admission: Free

Royal Jewelry Museum

27 Ahmad Yehyia Pasha Street, Zezeniya

Hours: Daily 9.00am-4.00pm
Friday 9.00-11.30am /1.30-4pm

Admission: L.E. 10.00, Students L.E. 5.00

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