Famous Museums in Alexandria

The museums in Alexandria give the very essence of its citizens and rich culture. If you are looking for something deeper and more meaningful, head to the museums in city. Explore the cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical side of Alexandria with these museums.
We have curated a variety of the best and free museums in city, besides the usual arts or historical ones. Explore and engage yourself with the wonders of science at the museum of science in Alexandria. Get fascinated by the exceptional stories of heroes at war museums or memorials. You can go wow with your kids at the Natural history museums or enjoy some time at children's museums in Alexandria.
Check out this list for an entertaining and enlightening trip to the museums in Alexandria.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in Alexandria:

  1. Bibliotheca Alexandrina

    4.7 (1336 Votes)
    Bibliotheca Alexandrina

    Art And Culture, Library, Museum, Landmark

    Housed in one of the best looking cylindrical building in the world, the Bibliotheca Alexandrina is truly a sight for sore eyes. It’s not all beauty without brains; the library has a huge collection of books and manuscripts and hosts incredible exhibitions that showcase Egyptian culture and heritage. You will fall in love with the view that the building enjoys, just for that have a coffee...Read more
  2. Alexandria National Museum

    Museum, History Museum

    A gem amongst all the museums in Alexandria, the small but thoughtfully selected collection does full justice in explaining Alexandria’s past and heritage. Spread over three storeys, start from the basement where you will be able to see a Mummy up close. The other floors house artecrafts and useful information about Alexandria’s colonial period.
  3. Royal Jewelry Museum

    4.6 (435 Votes)
    Royal Jewelry Museum

    Architecture , Specialty Museum

    When you reach the Royal Jewellery museum, the first thing that greets you is this majestic mansion that looks stately and royal in itself. Inside, you almost feel like you are walking through the personal closet of princes and princesses; you experience bling like you never thought could exist ; diamonds, rubies, rare stones all intricately set to make stunning, one-of-a-kind jewellery.  ...Read more
  4. Cavafy Museum

    4.1 (483 Votes)
    Cavafy Museum

    Memorial, Specialty Museum

    The Cavafy Museum is dedicated to the Greek poet Konstantin Cavafy. It offers the visitors a peek into the great poet’s life and times. Cavafy lived at the house for 25 years before he died in 1933. The museum’s bindery is worth a look where the poet made his own brochures and leaflets. And there is one last curiosity: a cast of Cavafy's death mask, serene but disfigured, lying cush...Read more
  5. Graeco Roman Museum

    3.8 (501 Votes)
    Graeco Roman Museum

    Art And Culture, Art Museum, Statue

    Home to some 40,000 pieces of art and history, this museum will not disappoint connoisseurs of Egyptian culture. Look out for the Apis bull from the Pompley temple and the fantastic mosaics on display. With 27 exhibits that showcase Hellenic statues, busts of Roman emperors, sarcophagi, mummies, Tangara figurines and early Christian artefacts, the museum captures over 2000 years of Graeco-Roman...Read more
  6. Mahmoud Said Museum

    4.4 (547 Votes)
    Mahmoud Said Museum

    Art Museum, Art Gallery, Museum

    A short visit to the Mahmoud Said Museum in Alexandria will transport you to the 40’s and 50’s, the Egyptian 20th century golden era and a time when, after retiring from his judge duties, Mahmoud Said started to paint Egypt as he saw it, mixing some echoes from the past with modern techniques such as cubism and social realism. Housed in the artist’s beautiful Italian-style vil...Read more
  7. The Fine Arts Museum

    4.3 (11 Votes)
    The Fine Arts Museum Image

    Art Museum

    Museums of Fine Arts Sector houses a fantastic collection of paintings, sculptures as well as architectural works. There is an extensive collection of works by Egyptian artist and an impressive selection of works from Romanticism, Baroque, Rococo along with Orientalism. The Museums of Fine Arts Sector aims to promote art in the local community and to a large extent, the Egyptian society through...Read more