Egyptian Museums - Old Cairo

Egyptian Museums - Old Cairo Last updated on Sunday 18th April 2010

Coptic Museum

Off Sharia Mar Girgis

As a proud religious minority with an ancient history encompassing many of Christendom's most celebrated events, Egypt's Coptic Christians venerate their traditions. Entered through the tower of the ancient Fortress of Babylon and set amidst lush and well tended gardens, the Coptic Museum contains the finest collection of Coptic artifacts in the world and houses exhibits tracing the history of Egyptian Christianity through the ages.

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