Egyptian Museums - Gezira

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
Friday 10.00am-12.00pm

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

Tel: 340-5198

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

Tel: 340-5198

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