Egyptian Museums - Gezira Last updated on
Sunday 18th April 2010
Museum of Modern Art
The tomb and personal belongings of the Egyptian nationalist leader are on display here.
This collection represents works of 20th century Egyptian artists from 1908 and features regularly changing exhibitions of contemporary artists.
Cairo Opera House complex
Hours: Daily except Mondays 10.00am-1.00pm/5.00-9.00pm
Admission: fees apply
Mukhtar Museum (National Centre for Fine Arts)
This museum is dedicated to the work of sculptor Mahmoud Mukhtar (1891-1934) who is best remembered for several nationalistic monuments he designed and sculpted. The Museum which was designed by the late traditional Egyptian architect and tapestry weaver Ramses Wissa Wassef, contains bronze and marble sculptors by the artist, whose tomb is in the basement.
Near Qal'aa Bridge, Gezira
Hours: Tuesday to Sunday 10.00am-1.00pm/5.00-9.00pm
Admission: fees apply
Gezira Museum & Museum of Egyptian Civilization
The Gezira Museum contains a vast collection of objets d'art that was accumulated by the Egyptian royal family. The adjacent Museum of Egyptian Civilization contains displays chronicling Egyptian history from ancient to modern times.
Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Agricultural Pavilion
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