Tour to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC)

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Tour to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC)

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization is a newly restored museum, with jewels, royal mummies, and great unique statues of the Egyptian Pharaohs. Utilize the opportunity and explore the great secrets of the NMEC.

This tour of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) will amaze you with the number of artifacts dedicated to the entirety of Egyptian civilization. Where more than 50,000 artifacts will relate to.

The museum’s holdings will be displayed in a permanent major exhibition that deals with the most important achievements of Egyptian civilization, in addition to six other exhibitions dealing with topics:

  • civilization                                                  culture
  • the Nile                                                    state and society
  • writing                                                       beliefs and ideas
  • exhibition of royal mummies.

Visiting the National Museum of Civilization in Egypt will be a fun and enriching cultural experience. Explore Cairo's greatest historical landmarks. Discover the splendor of Ancient Egyptian civilization.

Specialized tour guides, as part of Cairo Day Tours, provide guidance on the artifacts and the historical and cultural stories behind them. This tour is an opportunity for visitors to understand Egyptian culture in depth and enjoy the unique heritage of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization.



All transport services from/ to your hotel in Cairo or Giza are by Cairo Top Tours representative.

An inclusive air-conditioned vehicle is at your service during your Tour of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization.

Entrance fees and tickets during the tour to the National Museum of Civilization are included.

Entrance to the permanent exhibition halls (Central exhibition hall, Royal Mummies Hall).

An accredited tour guide will be with you during the fabulous Cairo day trips.

Free bottled water or a soft drink during all Cairo tours and Cairo layover tours.

Time for shopping tours in Cairo during all Cairo trips. (Upon request).

All service charges and taxes are included in the prices of any tours in Egypt. 


Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary above.

Entry fees to the Restoration Laboratories. (25$ USD per person).

Tipping or gratitude for the staff is not included within the tour price.


You will be met by Cairo Top Tours representative at any hotel within Cairo or Giza and be transferred by a private air-conditioned vehicle to the area of Old Cairo known by the name Al-Fustat near the Babylon Roman Fortress and overlooks Ain Al-Sira to enjoy a great experience visiting the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization.

During your amazing Tour to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC), you will see one of the most important and largest antiquities museums in the world, and it is the first museum to be dedicated to the entirety of Egyptian civilization where more than 50,000 artifacts will relate the stages of the development of civilization from the earliest times to the modern era.

The museum’s holdings will be displayed in a permanent major exhibition that deals with the most important achievements of Egyptian civilization. The museum also includes spaces for temporary exhibitions, as well as an exhibition on the development of modern Cairo. The museum covers service, commercial, and recreational buildings, and a research center for the science of ancient materials and restoration.

When your Cairo tour to the Museum of Egyptian Civilization is finished, you will be transferred back to the hotel or any other preferred drop-off location in Cairo.




1 Person

$100 Per Person

2 - 3 Persons

$60 Per Person

4 - 6 Persons

$55 Per Person

7 - 10 Persons

$40 Per Person

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Egypt is a significant nation with numerous must-see attractions. It is best to join a guided day tour if you want to see all of the highlights, including the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization. By doing this, you can be sure that you won't miss any of this fascinating nation's top attractions.

Yes, it is possible to visit the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) on some Cairo day tours. The NMEC is a significant cultural institution in Cairo, showcasing Egypt's rich history and civilization through its exhibits and artifacts.

If you have a particular interest in visiting the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization during your Cairo Day Tour, you can inquire with the tour operator or customize your tour to include it as one of the destinations. This way, you can ensure that your tour covers the sites and attractions that interest you most.

The mask of Tutankhamun is a special mask made of gold that was put on the face of an ancient Egyptian king named Tutankhamun after he died a very long time ago. It was buried with him for thousands of years, but then a man named Howard Carter found it in a special place called the Valley of the Kings. Now, it is kept in a museum in Cairo, Egypt.

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) in Cairo is of significant historical and cultural importance for several reasons:

Preservation of Egypt's Cultural Heritage: The NMEC plays a crucial role in preserving and showcasing Egypt's rich and diverse cultural heritage. It serves as a repository of historical artifacts, art, and objects that represent various periods of Egyptian history, from ancient times to the modern era.

Cultural and Historical Education: The museum serves as an educational institution, providing visitors with insights into Egypt's long and complex history. It offers a comprehensive overview of the country's civilization, allowing people to learn about its art, culture, and achievements.

Promotion of Egyptian Identity: The NMEC plays a role in promoting and celebrating Egypt's national identity. It emphasizes the unique cultural and historical contributions of the Egyptian people to the world.

Showcasing Modern Egypt: While many tourists visit Egypt to explore its ancient history, the NMEC highlights the modern side of Egypt, including its contemporary culture and achievements. This balance provides a holistic view of the country.

Promotion of Tourism: As a major cultural institution in Cairo, the NMEC is an essential destination for tourists interested in Egypt's history and culture. Its presence supports tourism and economic growth in the region.

Research and Scholarship: The museum serves as a resource for scholars, researchers, and archaeologists who study and document Egypt's history. It provides valuable access to artifacts and historical records.

International Collaboration: The NMEC often collaborates with other museums and institutions worldwide to exchange knowledge, artifacts, and exhibitions. This collaboration enhances Egypt's cultural ties with other nations.

Preservation and Restoration: The NMEC is involved in the preservation and restoration of historical artifacts and monuments. It helps protect the cultural heritage of Egypt for future generations.

Cultural Diplomacy: The NMEC often hosts international exhibitions, promoting cultural exchange and diplomacy between Egypt and other nations. This enhances Egypt's role in the global cultural and historical landscape.

Transportation to and from your accommodation or a central meeting spot is included in most Cairo day trips.


Certainly! Egypt offers a range of family-friendly activities and attractions that cater to various interests and ages in Cairo. Here are some recommendations:

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC)
Pyramids of Giza.

Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

Nile River Cruises


Yes, the museum is suitable for children, as it offers educational exhibits and interactive displays that can engage younger visitors and help them learn about ancient Egyptian history in a fun and engaging way.


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