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Address: Fakhry Abd el Nour street No4 | Abbassia, Cairo, Egypt
Phone Number: 3639742 - 3628766
Description: Housing some of the finest collections of Coptic art dating back to...
Housing some of the finest collections of Coptic art dating back to Egypt’s Christian era, this museum includes collections of ancient ankhs and Horus-like falcons, stone carvings from the era of the Mamluks, a 6th-century Coptic stone pulpit and the 1,600-year-old Coptic book of the Psalms of David.
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Absolute must visit - not boring

I have had the fortune to visit this twice, it is a definate must visit when in Cairo, the history here is truly amazing so dont think its going to be just another museum.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I have had the fortune to visit this twice, it is a definate must visit when in Cairo, the history here is truly amazing so dont think its going to be just another museum.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I went there many times , and what i can say is that this place is amazing to describe the history of Christianity and the Coptic people of this great country. Highly Recommended for visit once visited Cairo.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

A beautiful entrance leading to a building in perfect condition, spacious rooms where perfectly preserved artifacts are displayed. The lighting is just right, the whole museum is air conditioned and spotless! Definitely a museum worth visiting!

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

located in the heart of old Christian quarter in Cairo , a very well organized museum with comprehensive display , rich collection of artefacts something unique to the Coptic community .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Let's be honest here - there are no sarcophaguses here. Ancient history isn't quite as ancient here as it was at the pyramids. It is, however, a fine look into ancient Christianity with plenty of authentic exhibits. Like elsewhere in Egypt, security concerns are legitimate - expect to be patted down if you're a man, and your bag will go... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

When i first went into the museum, I though it was small. But did I get a surprise! It is extremely well laid out and guides you through the copic history of Cairo. I would recommend anyone to go and see it, infact i would say it is a must if you are visiting th old city!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

have a lot of master pieces of Coptic`s history and it`s good way to know some little knowledge of Coptic`s life and to show some there icons and clothes and life`s tools and some of monuments of churches, this museum is at heart of Cairo and ease to access it.

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Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

This museum has great value inside. Sadly they don't allow pictures to be taken in the museum. It is right next to the hanging church and you can see the old structure of the church. Loved visiting this spot.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Collection of Coptic artefacts from around Egypt, with very good information boards on the Copts, their beliefs, their crafts & their lives. Remarkable collections of decorative fabrics & writings that have survived for 2000 years somehow. A little bit expensive, but well worth a trip,

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

This review is quite late. We visited the Coptic Museum and were pleasantly impressed with the rich collection of coptic artifacts from different periods and traditions. Artworks on display are well presented and properly labeled; these include sculptures in stone, wood, and metal. Old paintings are rendered in textile canvass. There are ancient manuscripts but access to some of these... More 

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Address: Fakhry Abd el Nour street No4 | Abbassia, Cairo, Egypt
Phone Number: 3639742 - 3628766
Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo

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