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Museums

 

 

 

 

The Egyptian Museum

 

The Egyptian Museum is located on the north side of Tahrir Square in the center of Cairo, near the Sadat metro station, the present Egyptian Museum was designed in 1896 by the French Architect Marcel Dourgnon in the neo-classic style that suits the ancient and classical monuments. The museum now houses the largest archaeological collection in the world, reflecting all stages of ancient Egyptian history.

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Museum of Islamic Art

 

The museum is located at Bab al- Khaliq area in the center of historical Cairo. It was founded in 1903. The museum is an Arabic style building and it has a collection of rare Islamic antiquities from different ages that shows the development of the Islamic civilization.

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Islamic ceramics museum

 

The museum occupies the ground and first floor of the palace of Prince Amr Ibrahim in the residential area of Zamalek. The palace's architecture style combines European classic artistic styles.The museum houses a collection of a magnificent ceramic collection belongs to different Islamic ages.

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Egyptian Geological Museum

 

The Egyptian Geological Museum is located on the Nile Corniche in Maddi. The Museum is considered the first of its kind in the Arab world and the Middle East. It displays different samples of rocks, minerals and fossils, It is over 100 years old. As it was established in 1901 and opened to the public on 1 December 1904.

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National Museum of Egyptian Civilization

 

The National Museum of Civilization, which is the first real museum of Egyptian civilization, is located in Fustat area overlooking Ein Sira Lake. The museum contains main exhibition that shows the most important achievements of Egyptian civilization, in addition to 6 exhibitions containing the dawn of civilization, the Nile, writing, state and society, culture, beliefs and ideas, and the exhibition of royal mummies.

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Abdeen Palace Museum complex

 

Abdeen Palace Museums are located inside Abdeen palace, which is located Abdeen Square Downtown - Cairo. The sons and grandsons of Khedive Ismail dedicated some of the palace halls to include a number of antiques and collectibles acquired from outside and inside the country. The complex features a military museum of all arms, a museum of ancient weapons and a third of the medals and orders of merit bestowed on members of Egypt’s formal royal family and eminent Egyptian figures.

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The Egyptian Postal Museum

 

The museum is located in Al Attaba Al- khadra square at the post office building. This museum was opened during the 10th World Postal Conference in Cairo in 1934. The Postal Museum shows the history of the Egyptian post since its establishment in 1886 until now. The museum contains the most important stamps that is issued by the Postal Authority.

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The Child Museum

 

The Child Center for Civilization and Creativity (The Child Museum) is located on Abu Bakr Al Siddiq Street in Heliopolis. The museum is an educational entertainment entity for children to discover Egypt. The Museum was built in 1985 as a joint part of the British Museum. Experts from all over Egypt and the world in all fields participated in the Preparation of the museum.

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Egyptian Modern Art museum

 

Egyptian Modern Art museum is located inside the premises of the Egyptian Opera House in Zamalek area in Cairo. The current building was built in 1936 AD and was officially opened in October 1991. The museum has undergone a comprehensive developing process of the displaying systems, lightening and was reopened in 5/3/2005.

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Museum of Art and Garden

 

The Museum of Art and the Garden is located at Gezira Arts Center of the Fine Arts Sector at Prince Amr Ibrahim Palace in Zamalek. The museum was established in 1971. Its garden is about 3560 m2, and it contains many unique collections of different dimensions, subjects and materials.

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The museum is located at Al Rawda area on the Nile. It was one of the buildings attached to the Manstrali Palace and dedicated to be a museum of Umm Kulthum. The museum is about 250 m, and it contains monuments and collections of Umm Kulthum.

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The museum is located in Al-Siyofiya Street, off Al-Saliba Street inside Prince Taz Palace, Engy Aflaton is the Egyptian artist who left the life of the aristocracy to join the struggling people. She embodied the social injustice on the poor and peasants in more than thousand paintings. Some of these paintings in addition to some of her personal collections are exhibited inside her museum.

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Banque Misr Museum

 

Banque Misr Museum is located in the main bank building that is located in Mohamed Farid Street in downtown. The bank was established by Mohamed Talaat Harp in 1920. The museum contains many of Physical collections, historical documents, books, and folders for a historic era, full of giving and effort of loyal men who carried the torch of Bank Misr.

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House of Nation Museum

 

The museum is located at Saad Zaghloul Street. The Museum is located in the house of the Egyptian leader Saad Zaghloul to contain the furniture as they were in the life of Saad in addition to a collection of his clothes, and his Niachens. The museum has been renewed and reopened on January 16, 2003.

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The Gayer Anderson Museum

 

It is located at Ahmed Ibn Tulun square in Al-Sayeda Zeinab area. The museum was founded by a British major, John Gayer-Anderson, an army doctor. It consists of an amazing patchwork of Islamic styles and artifacts packed into two wonderful ancient residences: Beit el-Kiridiliya (1632) and Beit Amna Bent Salim (1540).

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Farouk Corner Museum

 

Farouk Corner Museum is located in Helwan area at the end of the Nile Corniche. The museum was originally as a royal retreat for King Farouk until it was confiscated after the July Revolution. Then it was handed over to Cairo governorate to be a part of of the museum sector of the Supreme Council of Antiquities.

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Manial Palace Museum

 

It is located on the eastern side of the Nile on the island of Manial al-Rawda. It has a unique architectural design. Prince Mohammed Ali, the son of the former Khedive Mohammed Tawfiq established the palace, which converted now into a museum.

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Mahmud Mokhtar Museum

 

The museum is located at Al-Tahrir Street, in front of the Egyptian Opera House, and the Opera Metro station is considered the closest to the museum. The Mokhtar Museum is a museum housing the sculptures and works of the famous Egyptian sculptor Mahmud Mokhtar. The Museum was opened in Al-Horria Park El-Gezirah Land in 1962 AD.

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