The Police National Museum
Police Museum in Cairo is a living witness to the ultimate sacrifices and
bravery of the Egyptian police. It tells the heroic actions of security men in
defending their country and keeping the oath they vow to fulfill.
Police National Museum is located inside the Citadel of Salah
El-Din, next to the Military Museum in the northwest section of the citadel.
Police Museum was inaugurated on January 25th ,1986, in the presence
of the late President Hosni Mubarak and Major- General Ahmed Roshdi, the then
Minister of Interior.
museum displays a vast collection of artifacts and objects related to the
history of the Egyptian police. It consists of six halls showcasing police weapons
from the ancient Egyptian period to the present. The museum also displays
several frescoes that highlight Egyptian police during the Pharaonic era and
the Islamic era.
of the halls highlights well-known social crimes such as the infamous Alexandrian
infamous serial killers Raya and Sakina. It also shed light on the stories of
popular heroes like Adham El-Sharkawi, who lived in Beheira province in Egypt.
one displays the epic story of the Ismailia police struggle and fight against
the British occupation forces. It includes a maquette depicts the famous
Ismailia battle between the Egyptian police and the British occupation forces.
the main hall of the museum displays a collection of Egyptian police costumes
from the Mamluk era to the modern era, and portraits of Egypt's ministers of
interior since the royal period to the present, as well as a number of police
medals and awards.
museum also has a fire department displaying fire trucks dates back to
different historical eras like the Ottoman era, the Mohammad Ali Pasha era, and
the modern era.