Strolling the Modern Egyptian Museum

fearless 4.5 days DIY eid season solo trip to Egypt
october 25-29, 2012 thursday to monday


Exactly beside the Egyptian museum is the burn-out building which was known as the main headquarters of Mubarak. It was burned by the Egyptian opposition protestors during last year's revolution. 

how to go here; 
Starting from mubarak metro station, where the ramsis train station is nearby located, for only 1 EGP going to Sadat metro station. Egyptian Museum has an entrance fee of 60 EGP for all adult and foreign tourist and 30 EGP for students. Opens daily from 0900H to 1800H. Egyptian museum is just around 50 meters away from Tahrir Square, this area is called also the Downtown Cairo.

Photography is not allowed inside and strolling can be enough at 2 hours.


The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, known commonly as the Egyptian Museum, in Cairo, Egypt, is home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities. It has 120,000 items, with a representative amount on display, the remainder in storerooms. On the first floor there are artifacts from the final two dynasties of Egypt, including items from the tombs of the Pharaohs Thutmosis III, Thutmosis IV, Amenophis II, Hatshepsut, and the courtier Maiherpri, as well as many artifacts from the Valley of the Kings.
source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egyptian_Museum


modern egyptian museum in cairo


modern egyptian museum in cairo

modern egyptian museum in cairo

modern egyptian museum in cairo (after revolution)

The best known artifact in King Tutankhamun’s tomb is the famous Gold Mask, which rested over the bandages that were wrapped around the King’s face. The mask weighs in at 11 kg (24.5 pounds) of solid gold, and is believed to represent what the King’s face really looked like.

inside modern egyptian museum in cairo

inside modern egyptian museum in cairo

inside modern egyptian museum in cairo

inside modern egyptian museum in cairo

modern egyptian museum in cairo at night

sightseeing above the cairo tower at night
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