As Egypt has such an old civilization,
the museums of this country are very numerous and cover all
the ages through which Egypt passed over the time.
the city with many museums, from which the most important is
the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, also known as Cairo
Twenty seven royal mummies, 120,000 ancient items
from Egypt and the Tutankhamun's tomb are the main
attractions of the Cairo Museum.
Royal Jewelry Museum
is placed in Alexandria, has rare decorations,
statues and paintings and is considered a
masterpiece of architecture. An impressive
collection of jewelry that belonged to the dynasty
of Mohammad Ali can be seen by this museum visitors.
The Coptic Museum
from Cairo, is the host of the world's biggest
collection of Egyptian Christian artifacts as well
Greek, Byzantine and Roman monuments.
Inside the museum has a library with Nag Hammadi
manuscripts accessible to the specialists only.
is situated in Cairo, on the Sayyida Zeinab area,
close to the Mosque of Ahmad ibn Tulun. In this
museum you can see a rich collection of objects that
belonged to Major Gayer-Anderson pasha, such as
curio, carpets and furniture.
Museum in Luxor contents a hall of artifacts, a
video room, a hall for lecture and a cafeteria. Organic materials,
amulets, tools used for mummification, the coffin of
Padiamun, mummified animals (fish, crocodiles, cats)
and the mummy of Masaherta, are present in the
In Egypt`s capital is also situated the Museum of
Islamic Art, hosts a rare collection of 102,000
objects from plaster, wood, ceramic, crystal and
glass as well as textile objects from the whole
Islamic world and from all periods of time.
The Gezira Museum is dedicated to the Egyptian
modern art having more than 10,000 sculptures and
pictures representing the evolution of the Egyptian
art of the twenty's and twenty one century.
In the Museum of the Egyptian People's Assembly the
visitors can see the oldest documents of treaties,
of legislation and of laws.
There are also exposed
statues and paintings of the Egyptians rulers, and
the Royal Coach which the Kings of Egypt used to be
The Graeco-Roman Museum from Alexandria is the place
of numerous and priceless antiques such as:
sarcophagi, mummies, statues of Isis and Marcus
Aurelius made from white marble, potteries, a mode
of an ancient system for cooling the water, ancient
jewelries, and many more.
Other museums in Egypt are: the Taha Hussein Museum,
the Manyal Palace, the museum of Islamic Ceramics,
the Egyptian Geological Museum, the Mukhtar Museum,
the Child Museum, the Agriculture Museum, Postal
Museum, the Bayt Al-Suhaymi, the Beshtak Palace-all
of these museums being situated in Cairo.
Alexandria you can also visit the Library of
Alexandra Museum, Alexandria National Museum and Al-Alemein
War Museum (situated at 105 kilometers from the west
In Port Said are the Military
Museum, the National Museum and the Museum of Modern
Art. In Fayoum the tourists can visit the Karanis