The Egyptian Museum in Cairo is located in the heart of modern Cairo and collects a hundred and sixty thousand objects from the time of ancient Egypt: mummies, sarcophagi, weapons, tools, paintings, works of art, everyday objects, including the famous treasure of Tutankhamun. Rediscover the great names of the deities and royal families who have marked the spirits as much as history: Amenhotep, Ahmosis, Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Ramesses, etc. You will be dazzled by the sculpted hieroglyphics, the pigments so well preserved, the sculptures so finely carved, the gilding, and the pomp of the time of the pharaohs.
When was the Egyptian Museum in Cairo inaugurated? The museum was inaugurated on November 15, 1902.
How long does it take to visit the Egyptian Museum in Cairo? With more than 100 rooms filled with various objects, not to mention cellars and basements, it is best to take a full day or more for those who would like to take their time.