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Egyptian museum of antiquities in Tahrir square is the main and most famous Cairo museum dedicated to Ancient Egyptian artifacts, mummies: both human and animal mummies are on display, and pharaonic culture in general.
Saqqara museum is a small exposition of unique artifacts and interesting findings totally dedicated to discoveries made in Saqqara necropolis. This small gem among Egyptian museums will reveal you the history of discovering the Old Kingdom necropolis and its mysteries.
A beautifully restored sabil of Mohamed Ali era in the heat of Cairo at Al-Muiz street hosts now a unique museum known as Egyptian Textile Museum. This focused museum is an excellent example of the re-use of the historical building combines modern and ancient features in its presentations.
Throughout history the museum had several names: Department of the Khedive Carriages and then Management of the Royal Stables. Now the museum has on display many important carriages once belonged to the Royal family.
This specialized Egyptian museum is considered to be one of the greatest and most important military museums in the world as it contains rare sections and historical pieces. Beside the Harem palace where the museum is situated is a good example of Ottoman Royal Palaces in Egypt.
This small museum is situated in Citadel in the building of a former prison. Here on display you will find many interesting objects, some old police uniforms and tools as well as real sells where prisoners were kept.
The museum is housed in the Asaad Bassili Pasha Palace - an architectural monument in its own right. Inside the splendid white Italian-style palace of the late Egyptian lumber trader Bassili Pasha, a collection of 1,800 objects is now on display.
Nubia museum in Aswan is completely dedicated to the history, culture and traditions of this lost reign: from prehistoric period, through Ancient times to Christian and Islamic eras up to construction of the High Dam.
Open Air Museum at Karnak temple contains some unique historical chapels that not to be missed while touring the temple itself. A new addition to the museum was recently inaugurated and now you can see even more chapels than before.