National Museum of Egyptian Civilization will be the narrator for the achievements of the Egyptian civilization throughout human history, It will be the final home for the Egyptian royal mummies.
The idea of building this museum was a part of the UNESCO project in Egypt after the saving of the Nubian monuments, but the establishment stone was laid in 2002.
Fustat, the first Egyptian capital after the Arab Islamic conquest, was chosen to be the place for establishing this museum. UNESCO chose this place because it is more consistent with the museum concept, as the area is located at the crossroads of Egyptian history, and it includes many Coptic churches and monasteries, the Coptic Museum, the Ibn Ezra Temple, and the first mosque in Egypt, the Amr Ibn Al-Aas Mosque.
This museum will be the first in the Arab world focusing on the earliest civilization in history, as 50 thousand pieces will present the stages of Egyptian history from Predynastic, ancient Egyptian Kingdoms, the Greco-Roman period, Coptic, Islamic, and contemporary modern times.
National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (MNEC), the Grand Egyptian Museum (the GEM), and the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square will be one of the most important museums in the world to exhibit the ancient Egyptian civilization. They are worth visiting. Do not miss this fabulous tour with Egypt Vacation Tours team.
The Nubian Museum, also known as the International Museum of Nubia, is one of the most important archaeological museums in Egypt. It is located in Aswan city. It was opened to the public on November 23, 1997. The history of the Nubian Museum The Nubian Museum was constructed by UNESCO during their International Campaign in […]Know More
The Coptic Museum contains the largest collection of Coptic collections in the whole world. It is located in the Coptic Cairo inside the Babylon Fortress and beside the hanging church, the Cave Church, and Ben Ezra Synagogue. The history of The Museum This museum was opened to the public in 1910 by the efforts of […]Know More
Among the events of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities for opening new museums in Egypt, the Ministry was opened three museums in one day, on October 31, 2020. These museums are The Royal Carriages Museum, Kafr El Sheikh Museum, and Sharm El Sheikh Museum. It is located in Kafr El Sheikh Governorate. The history […]Know More
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Royal Jewelry Museum reflects how rich the family of Muhammad Ali Pasha and their extravagant living. This family ruled Egypt for 150 years, from 1805 to the Egyptian Revolution in 1952, from Muhammad Ali Pasha until Faruq I. The history of Royal Jewelry Museum This building was the former palace owned by Princess Fatma El […]Know More
Among the events of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities for opening new museums in Egypt, the Ministry opened three museums in one day, on October 31, 2020. These museums are The Royal Carriages Museum, Kafr El-Sheikh Museum, and Sharm El Sheikh Museum. The Royal Carriages Museum is located in Boulaq. This museum is one […]Know More
The Luxor Museum is located on the east bank of the Nile River on the Nile Corniche between Luxor Temple and Karnak Complex in Luxor City, and facing the Ramesseum on the west bank . The museum is constructed to display the wealth of rare and valuable antiquities discovered in Luxor and opened to the […]Know More
Lately, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is caring in opening museums in coastal cities as Sharm El Sheikh Museum and Hurghada Museum for more entertainment for tourists and adding cultural value for this city besides the beach tourism. In Sharm El Sheikh, you can enjoy doing several activities as soak up the sun on […]Know More
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Now you will be to get a different experience in Hurghada city. Enjoy this article about Hurghada and its New Museum provided by Egypt Vacation Tours team to know about this unique experience. Hurghada is considered one of the most famous beach resort town in Egypt. It stretches some 40 km along the Red Sea […]Know More
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