Egyptian Museum - Cairo
Are you a business owner in Cairo?
Promote your business 365 days a year with the #1 Guide to Cairo.
- Gain MAXIMUM EXPOSURE with a 'Dedicated Business Profile'
Directions to Egyptian Museum
The second most frequently visited and certainly one of the most important attractions in Cairo is the Egyptian Museum. You will find the fabulous collection of King Tutankhamun and monuments from all periods of Egyptian history from the pre historic era to the Greco-Roman period.
First built in Boulak, in 1891 it was moved to the Giza Palace of 'Ismail Pasha' which housed the antiquities that were later moved to the present building.
Housing 165,000 Egyptian artifacts, the Egyptian Museum in Cairo attracts millions of visitors each year. The highlight for most are the rooms containing the priceless treasures of King Tutankhamun. His 6 gold gilded coffins, each one smaller and more intricately decorated than the last, dominate the main hall, while his magnificent death mask is the must-see item of the day.
The Royal Mummies Room (additional cost) is another highlight of the Egyptian Museum. Here you can see the mummies of many great Egyptian rulers, including Ramses II, the builder of the temples at Abu Simbel. Throughout the rest of the museum you will find countless Egyptian artifacts dating back thousands of years. Your guide will introduce you to the most important pieces before allowing you free time to explore at leisure.
• Private tour to Cairo's famous Egyptian Museum
• Over 165,000 artifacts from ancient Egypt to discover
• See the famous treasures of King Tutankhamun
• Option to visit the Royal Mummies Room
• Full morning to explore the museum at your leisure
• Enjoy privileged, personalized attention from your expert Egyptologist guide on this special private tour
King Tutankhamun collection, Egyptian Museum in Cairo
9:00am (earlier or later departures are available until 1:00pm if required, please advise at time of booking)
Duration:5 hours (approx.)
• Qualified Egyptologist guide
• Entrance to The Egyptian Museum
• Hotel pickup and drop off
• Transport by air conditioned vehicle
• Gratuities (recommended)
• Food and drinks, unless specified
• Entrance to the Royal Mummies Room at the Egyptian Museum (approximately EGP100.00)
You may also like
Pyramids Museum and Khan Al KhaliliGiza, Cairo
Famous sites: the Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Egyptian Museum and Khan el-Khalili bazaar. With your own private Egyptologist guide to lead the way, you'll see Cairo's most fam
Pyramids Memphis and SakaraGiza, Cairo
Step back in time to the days of ancient Egypt on a private tour of the Great Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx, the necropolis of Sakkara and the former capital, Memphis. With
Pyramids Sound and Light ShowGiza, Cairo
Want a truly unforgettable evening of entertainment in Cairo? Then don't miss the world-famous Pyramids Sound and Light Show in Giza! You'll hear the story of Egypt as se
Dinner CruiseDown-Town, Cairo
Enjoy a Nile River dinner cruise aboard the "Nile Maxim" or Nile Pharaoh, one of the most elegant cruising restaurants sailing the world's longest waterway. You'll enjoy
Christian Old CairoCairo-Centre, Cairo
Discover the ancient sites and culture of Coptic Christians on a private tour through Old Cairo. Visit Abu Serga where the Holy family sort refuge, and Ben Ezra, one of t
Citadel and Khan Al KhaliliCairo-Centre, Cairo
Look beyond the pyramids and pharaohs, and discover the Citadel of Salah el Din, Sultan Hassan and Khan el-Khalili Bazaars. This private tour will give you a deeper insig