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  • 05 16, 2023

The Egyptian Museum in Cairo

Pay attention to The Egyption museum in Cairo is considered the oldest archeological Museum in the Middle East, which includes the world's greatest antiquities from the Predynastic to the Greco-Roman era.

The Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, located in Tahrir square in downtown Cairo. The museum displayed about 120.000 artifacts from mummies, sarcophagi, ceramics, jewelry, and the most famous collection of King Tutankhamun's treasures like his golden mask which is the most glorious piece ever made by mankind. Enjoy one of our Egypt day tours which includes a tour to the Egyptian Museum to see the famous masterpieces of the ancient Egyptian civilization. The Egyptian Museum Tour takes about 2 hours with our guide who will give you a great introduction to the history of Egypt and help you to know more about Egypt during the different historical eras. 

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Museum of Egyptian Antiquities

The Egyptian Museum in Cairo contains several pieces like the incredible palette of king Narmer, who ruled Egypt in the zero dynasties, this Palette represents the unification between upper and lower Egypt which was done by the king, so king Narmer or Menes unified Egypt after that, he built the first capital in the history of Egypt, Memphis. Also, we have the statue of Montuhotep the Second, which is among the most impressive Middle Kingdom displays. The room of Tutankhamun is one of the Egyptian treasures from the Egyptian Museum in Cairo completely will be transferred from the Egyptian Museum to The Grand Egyptian Museum which will be the most important sight on Egypt tours.

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You can visit the Egyptian museum through one of our Egypt Tour Packages. You can also discover it through our wide variety of Egypt cheap budget tours packages, if you have been in an accident and suffered from a physical injury don't ever worry because our professional operators customized a collection of Egypt wheelchair accessible tours packages that use all the accessible vehicles and different facilities for disabled people which is one of the main categories of our Egypt classic tours.

In Aswan, there is a cool place called The Temple Of Beit El-Wali. It's a special place where you can learn about how people lived a long time ago in Egypt. You can even pretend you are there and see all the amazing things they had back then.


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The Egyptian Museum in Cairo is considered Egypt's most essential and famous museum. It is not only the oldest archaeological museum in Egypt but also in the Middle East. houses the largest collection of Egyptian antiquities in the world. It houses over 120,000 items, with a representative amount on display. 

The museum is special because it shows everything about the history of Egypt, especially the old things from when the pharaohs and Greeks lived. On the bottom floor, there are big and heavy things, like giant statues in the middle of the room.

The NMEC is different from the old Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and the Grand Egyptian Museum because it has things from all of Egypt's history, not just the really old stuff like the other museums do.


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