Museums of Morocco

Egyptian Museums - Downtown Cairo

Egyptian Museum (The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities) Founded in 1858 by the great French archaeologist Auguste Mariette, who was buried in the museum grounds. The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities contains the world's greatest collection of Pharaonic...

Egyptian Museums - Zamalek

Mahmoud Khalil Museum 1 Sharia Sheikh Marsafy (opposite Gezira Club on the south side of the Marriott Hotel) This excellent collection of 19th and 20th century art, including Rodin sculptures and French impressionist paintings Monet, Gauguin, Van...

Egyptian Museums - Gezira

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...

Egyptian Museums - Dokki

Agricultural Museum & Cotton Museum The Agricultural Museum features a variety of displays about farming practices in Egypt from ancient times to the present day. The Cotton Museum presents exhibits and information about Egypt's most famous...

Egyptian Museums - Giza

Dr. Rajab's Papyrus Institute Dr. Rajab, a former Egyptian ambassador, pioneered the revival of papyrus (pictured) making which had disappeared in the 10th century and holds the invention patent for the making of papyrus issued by the Egyptian...

Egyptian Museums - Ataba

Post Office Museum This is an exhibition tracing the history of Egypt's postal system and including an impressive stamp collection and other postal paraphernalia. Central Post Office, 2nd Floor, Ataba Square Tel: 390-9686 Hours: Daily except Friday...

Egyptian Museums - Heliopolis

Housed in a cylindrical building, this is a visual glorification of the Sadat's 1973 October War against the Israelis, including a display of tanks and armaments and a three dimensional panorama depicting events in the war, accompanied by a rousing...

Egyptian Museums - Ramses

Egyptian National Railways Museum Historical rolling stock from beautifully preserved private steam locomotives of Khedive Ismail and Empress Eugænie to modern Rumanian railway cars. Ramses Station (eastern end) Hours: Daily except Monday 8.00am-1....

Egyptian Museums - Abbasiyya

Museum of Hygiene and Medicine Sharia Sakakini (near Ghamra Station) Hours: Daily except Friday 9.00am-2.00pm Medical exhibits are located in the late 19th century rococo style Sakakini Palace.

Egyptian Museums - Bulaq

Royal Carriage Museum The ornate royal carriages housed in the converted stables of Mohammed Ali Pasha have been transported from the Citadel where they were formerly on display. 82 Sharia 26th July Hours: Daily 9.00am-4.00pm Admission: fees apply

Egyptian Museums - Islamic Cairo

The Islamic collection was first gathered in 1880 by Khedive Tewfiq and the Orientalist art historians ::Iand Cresswell as a way of preserving some of Egypt's traditional heritage which was rapidly dilapidating. The museum was established in 1902 to...

Egyptian Museums - The Citadel

Al-Gawhara Palace and Museum Built in 1814 by Mohammed Ali Pasha, the palace was converted into a museum of the Khedive's jewels following the revolution of 1952. National Police Museum A rather interesting inventory of Egyptian criminology with mug...

Egyptian Museums - Roda Island

The early 20th century palace of Prince Mohammed Ali Tewfiq was converted into a museum in 1955. Built in a melange of Middle Eastern styles -- Persian, Syrian, Ottoman, Mamluki and Moorish, the palace features some fine Islamic traditional craft...

Egyptian Museums - Old Cairo

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...

Egyptian Museums - Harraniyya

A private museum displaying the works of ceramicist Mohyid'din Hussein and attached to his workshop. Ceramics Museum Saqara Road (3km beyond Siag Hotel) Tel: 386-9474

Egyptian Museums - Al Ahram

Solar Boat Museum Beside the Pyramids of Giza Tel: 385-7928 Hours: Daily except Tuesday 9.00am-2.00pm Admission: L.E. 27.00 for non-Egyptians A museum featuring a 43-foot boat that is estimated to be 4,500 years old. Archaeologists believe that the...

Egyptian Museums - Alexandria

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...

Egyptian Museums - Ismailia

Ismailia Museum This small but fascinating museum contains more than 4,000 Pharaonic and Greco-Roman relics. Mohammed Ali Quay Hours: Daily 9.00am-4.00pm Admission: fees apply; there are special fees for students.

Egyptian Museums - Port Said

National Museum The museum contains a wide variety of objects representing various periods of Egyptian history from the pre-historic to Pharaonic to Islamic and modern. Sharia Palestine Hours: Daily 9.00am-3.30pm Admission: fees apply; there are...

Egyptian Museums - Luxor

Luxor Museum of Ancient Egyptian Art Considered one of the finest museums in all of Egypt, this contains a collection of objects from Thebes dating from prehistory to the Islamic period. Hours: Daily 3.00-9.00pm Admission: fees apply (an additional...

Egyptian Museums - Aswan

Aswan Museum Southwest end of Elephantine Island Hours: Sunday to Thursday 8.00am-5.00pm (summer 8.30am-6.00pm) Friday 9.00am-1.00pm Admission: L.E. 5.00, Students L.E. 2.00 This small museum is sited overlooking the ruins of the original town and...

Egyptian Museums - Asyut

Asyut Museum Sharia Al-Gomhurriya Located in the former American college in a building called the Taggart Library, the museum houses Coptic and Pharaonic artefacts, including a mummy display.

Egyptian Museums - Al Arish

Sinai Heritage Museum Along the coastal road to Rafah Hours: Daily 10.00am-6.00pm in winter, 8.00am-8.00pm in summer Admission: L.E. 1.00 A recently opened museum focusing on life in the Sinai featuring a weekly Bedouin souk where tribal women sell...