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Egyptian Museum Tour, Cairo

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Key Highlights

  • It is the largest Egyptian antiques museum in the world
  • A perfect insight into the history of the ancient Egyptian civilization
  • The Museum has the finest collection of Egyptian relics in the world
  • Hotel pick up and drop off and round trip transportation are included
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    4 Hours

    Start time

    08:30am

    Meeting Point

    Your hotel in Cairo (Please advise your hotel at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)

    Ending Point

    Tour returns to the original departure point

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    One of the most popular tourist attractions in Cairo is the Egyptian Museum, situated in the Tahirr Square. Explore the history of ancient Egypt as you take a tour of this huge palace with 107 halls showcasing ancient Egyptian artefacts. See huge statues of kings, gods and goddesses on the ground floor, while the upper floor houses small statues, jewels and Tutankhamen treasures.

    It is the largest Egyptian antiques museum in the world and definitely the most interesting landmark in Cairo. Also see artefacts from the tombs of kings and members of the royal families of the Middle Kingdom found at Dahshur in 1894.

    Itinerary

    In the morning, you will be picked up from your hotel in Cairo in an air-conditioned coach. Accompanied by a guide, you will be taken to the Egyptian Museum situated in the Tahirr Square in Cairo. The museum was first built in Boulak, but in 1891, it was moved to Giza Palace of ‘Ismail Pasha’ which housed the antiques that were later moved to the present building.

    There are 107 halls in the museum. At the ground floor there are huge statues. The upper floor houses small statues, jewels and Tutankhamen treasures. It is the largest Egyptian antiques museum in the world and houses about 250,000 antique pieces covering the whole history of ancient Egypt, which extends over the past five thousand years. The Egyptian Museum comprises many sections arranged in chronological order.

    After panning through a range of antiques in the museum, you will be dropped back to your hotel in Cairo.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Hotel pick up and drop off in air-conditioned vehicle
    • Transportation in air-conditioned vehicle
    • English, French, Italian & German speaking guide
    • Entrance fees to the museum
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming the departure details.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.