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Apr 20, 2018
“for military lovers”
Sep 3, 2017
“Closed during July ”
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This military museum records the history of the Egyptian army forces from Pharaonic times to present-day, featuring exhibits of weaponry, medals, military equipment, uniforms and 220 paints of famous battles.
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Citadel, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+20 2 512 9619
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Reviewed April 20, 2018

this museum is worth a visit for lovers of military or war goods. in this museum there are various military weapons, tanks, ammunition and other war equipment. items neatly arranged with an attractive display with an explanation of the description of the goods. the air...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank tepas2000
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

It's located inside the citadel So you have to pay the entrance of citadel (120 le) in order to go inside the area Since it's closed that time, I'm not sure whether extra ticket is needed for the museum or not. And if you pay...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank J. Meng H
Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

The interior was closed for renovation so I could only see the collection in the exterior. From visiting the outside only, I can say that because of its location, it's definitely worth the visit.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank j_g_5_K
Reviewed May 21, 2016

Worst museum ever , nothing more than political brainwashing . We were told Egypt has basically won every war it's fought . No mention of Israel no mention of anything remotely interesting . The displays look as if they were from a child's elementary school...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank cdgardiner
Reviewed April 4, 2016

It has been closed for renovation but you have to walk up through the Citadel before you are told. This is not mentioned when you pay your entrance fee.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Karensinden
Reviewed December 29, 2015

Would I drive here to see this place? No. Would I walk in here since I have already paid the 60 L.E. to enter the Citadel and this museum is inside? Yes. There are old tanks, airplanes, missiles, etc...that are cool to see and take...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank litseyk
Reviewed April 13, 2014

Worst review I have written. Total disappointment. Disjointed presentation of their rich and varied history. Each room had side areas with additional information but they were roped off. This museum helps you to realize how well all the other museums you have visited were presented.

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank bethanddavetravels
Reviewed June 28, 2013

More than likely, you will visit the Mohamed Ali Mosque at the Citadel while in Cairo, so you should visit the Military Museum as well, since they are within the some complex. From the outside, the red stone coloured building looks more like a railway...More

Date of experience: March 2013
Thank Tantiko
Reviewed March 9, 2013

This is a huge museum and is said to be the largest military museum world wide. It has some very interesting displays, and it is well maintained. Make it part of your visit to the Citadel.

Date of experience: February 2013
Thank Melfangary
Reviewed February 16, 2013

Kids loved it, all the planes and tanks are outside , so kids can run around play and really enjoy the place .

Date of experience: December 2012
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