The largest guide to Egyptian museums. Full list of Egyptian museums with descriptions and photos. Egyptian museums in Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, Alexandria. Rare and specialized museums in Egypt such as Crocodile and Children's Museums.
Museums in Egypt Cairo are very diverse with its collections. In Cairo museums you find not only ancient Pharaonic artifacts but also modern art collections, Islamic beautiful pieces from many countries as well as rare Coptic exhibits.
You may get an impression that all museums in Egypt must be devoted to Pharaonic art, but this is wrong. In Cairo you find all kinds of museums that may satisfy any curious mind and eager learner. Museum of Islamic art, Coptic Art Museum, Egyptian Museum of Antiquities as well as Egyptian Civilization museum, National Police museum and Museum of Fine Arts, Post Office Museum and Royal Carriages museum are a few to name. Zoological museum in Giza Zoo and Railway museum at Ramsis train station.
What are the museums in Egypt with mummies you may like to know. The main exhibit of the Royal mummies is found in Cairo Egyptian museum in a Royal Mummy hall, here on exhibit you will find mummy of Ramses II and III, Seti I and Tuthmosis.
Also in Cairo museum an exposition of animal mummies is well established.
In Luxor mummification museum you will find some rare mummies not only of humans but animals as well.
Saqqara Imhotep museum has a couple of human mummies on display.
Nubia museum in Aswan has rare mummies of a Golden ram while in Oasis of Baharia a Valley of the Golden mummies was established after discovery of over 250 mummies belonging to Greco-Roman times.
1. Egyptian Museum of Antiquities in Cairo
2. Museum of Islamic art Cairo
3. Coptic museum
4. Manial Palace museum
5. Textile museum
6. Gayer Anderson museum
7. Royal carriages museum in the Citadel
8. Zoological museum
9. Children museum in Heliopolis
10. National museum of Egyptian civilization
As a rule all museums open at 9 am and close at 6 pm. Some museums now work at night and in some particular days of the week. There are museums that close at 3 pm and do not work on Fridays or public holidays, ex Post office museum. In Citadel all museums will be closed on Fridays during pray time (between 12:30 and 1 pm). For more information on a particular museums open hours brows our Egyptian Museums Guide.