Famous Museums in Alexandria

Alexandria offers an interesting combination of famous as well as lesser-known museums for history buffs. You can visit some of the best museums in Alexandria to understand local history better. Some places may give you a glimpse of the past whereas some may introduce you to different aspects of the city including its art or heritage. Check this detailed list of famous museums in Alexandria that mentions everything from opening-closing timings, ticket prices, and address.

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

  1. #1 of 7 Museums in Alexandria
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    Bibliotheca Alexandrina

    Tags: Art And Culture, Library, Museum, Landmark

    Address: Street Al-Corniche, Shatby

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    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 collec...Read more

  2. #2 of 7 Museums in Alexandria
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    Alexandria National Museum

    Tags: Museum, History Museum

    Address: 110 El Horreya Rd., Alexandria, Egypt

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:30 pm Details

    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 ...Read more

  3. #3 of 7 Museums in Alexandria
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    Royal Jewelry Museum

    Tags: Architecture , Specialty Museum

    Address: San Stifano, Qesm AR Ramel, Alexandria, Egypt

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    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 per...Read more

  4. #4 of 7 Museums in Alexandria
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    Cavafy Museum

    Tags: Memorial, Specialty Museum

    Address: Alexandria Egypt

    Timings: 10:00 am - 03:00 pm Details

    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 1...Read more

  5. #5 of 7 Museums in Alexandria
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    Graeco Roman Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Statue

    Address: Al Mesallah Sharq, Qesm Al Attarin, Alexandria, Egypt

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    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...Read more

  6. #6 of 7 Museums in Alexandria
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    Mahmoud Said Museum

    Tags: Art Museum, Art Gallery, Museum

    Address: 6 Mohamed Pasha Said St.، GANAKLIS, Aleaxandria, Egypt

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    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, ...Read more

  7. #7 of 7 Museums in Alexandria
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    The Fine Arts Museum Image

    Tags: Art Museum

    Address: El-Mohandes Ahmed Ismail, Emberouz WA Moharram Beik, Qism Moharram Bek, Alexandria Governorate, Egypt

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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 select...Read more