Are you fond of history? Or do you love taking a journey to the past? Here is a list of famous museums in Cairo that let you know the historical stories of the city. Explore these popular museums of Cairo to educate yourself! You can visit things to do in Cairo page if you want to check all other attractions and activities.
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#1 of 9 Museums in Cairo | Added 26043 times in trip plans
Tahrir Square, Meret Basha, Ismailia, Qasr an Nile, Cairo Governorate 11516, Egypt
09:00 am - 07:00 pm
This Egyptian museum is located at Tahrir square. This museum is peculiarly famous for huge and small statues, jewels, the mummies, Tutankhamon treasures, etc. It includes round about 107 halls which exhibit different antiques from the ancient Egypt culture. The museum also has a section specially dedicated for photography and even comprises of a h...
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Al Abageyah, Qesm Al Khalifah, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
The castle of Saladin which is also known as The Citadel is located on Mokattam hill exactly in the centre of the city. It is one of the most popular places and is famous for its cool fresh breeze and grand views of Cairo. Now, the castle is known to be a preserved site along with its museums and mosques. Saladin castle also includes four other mus...
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Kom Ghorab, Misr Al Qadimah, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
09:00 am - 09:00 pm
The Coptic museum features impressive collections of ancient ankhs and Horus-like falcons, stone carvings and a lot more that belong to the era on the mamluks. It is also home to a wide collection of Coptic art that belongs to the Christian era. The museum lays emphasis on the development and influence of Coptic art. The presentation is pretty impr...
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Opera Land, EL GEZIRAH, Zamalek, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Inaugurated on 10 October 1988, the Cairo Opera House was actually gifted to Egypt by Japan. The opera house serves as a second home for music companies, dance academies, museums, galleries, and also host relevant educational programs. The main motto of the house is to encourage music and dance and to preserve and keep up to the aged Arabic traditi...
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Near Great Pyramid of Giza, Giza, Egypt
08:30 am - 04:00 pm
The solar boat museum is a museum that exhibits the solar ships of Khufu. Khufu’s solar boat is regarded to be the most spectacular among all the Egyptian boats found. The boat is about 43.3 m long and its weight is 45 tons. The museum is located besides the Great Pyramid of Khufu. It is completely equipped with modern techniques and technologies so that the boat can be preserved properly.
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Mit Rahina, Al Badrashin, Giza, Egypt
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
This museum of Memphis is named after the ancient capital of Aneb-Hetch, Memphis. It is located to the south of Cairo and is an open air museum and is said to be one of the most visited museums in Cairo. The most popular exhibit is the colossus of Ramses, followed by the Great Sphinx of Alabaster. The remains of ancient city are still alive here. A...
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3 El Bahr El Aazam St 240 Al Orman, Giza, Egypt
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
At Pharaonic village, you will completely experience the ancient Egypt like never before. You can surely have a great vacation experience in this village with various family-friendly activities. The Pharaonic village is a living museum that depicts the ancient Egyptian life. In this Pharaonic village you will see a complete replica of the tomb of K...
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Ahmed Ibn Tolon, Tolon, As Sayedah Zeinab, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
08:00 am - 04:00 pm
The Gayer-Anderson Museum, locally known as Bayt al-Kiritliya features a collection of antiquity items that were collected by a British member and John Gayer-Anderson. These items belong to 16th and 17th century. While history lovers would love this place, any one visiting Cairo should have a look at the interesting exhibits on display here. You ca...
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1 Saray Street | Manyal, Cairo, Egypt
09:00 am - 04:00 pm
The Manyal palace was built the uncle of King Farouk in the 20th century. A compilation of Ottoman, Moorish, Persian and European rococo styles were used in the architecture of the palace. The palace was later converted into a museum with an extensive collection of hunting trophies and the prince’s collection of medieval manuscripts, clothing...