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Formerly serving as a royal palace until the end of the monarchy in 1952, this history museum features a large collection of weapons and medals including knives, guns, cannons and an exhibit of medals.
Moustafa Abdel Raziq Street | off Abdeen Square, Cairo 11511, Egypt
Wow. What a wonderful place to visit and see all the collections they have. The first floor is not open for visits. Only the museums on the ground floor. The staff is more than excellent and really made this visit delightful.
I would recommend this to outdoor people even though the inside is great!!
The outdoor area has the legendary arch-like terrace that the royal band used to play on in the morning as the king woke up.There are 2 of those,but only one people are...More
The "palace" wasn't very opulent on the outside, and the museum rooms not overly impressive for those who don't care about weapons. The room of gifts made me contemplate about the waste of time and resources governments spend giving useless things to each other that...More
We came with a tour group, and had a guided visit, so it was interesting to learn about the history of the building and how it came to be, and how the contents came to be as well.
The older items are actually pretty cool,...More
The museum is a royal palace turned into 4 museum complex. A weaponry museum, royal medals museum, silverware museum and presidential museum. The weaponry museum is the largest one containing a vaste collection of weapons from different ages. The overall experience was unimpressive unless you...More
This Cairo Museum (the former Egyptian Presidential Palace) will take your breath away - it is easy to take a taxi to - you will need a good 2 hours. Get the taxi to drive you to the "Azir Abdeen" entrance as this place is...More
Abdeen Palace or as the ticket says Abdine Palace costs 100EGP which is about 5€. It is more than it costs to enter the Egyptian museum or see the Spinx and the Pyramids for some reason or other.
If you like weapons it is a...More
If you love weapons collections, this is your museum. There are actually five museums on the compound, but the largest is the Arms Museum (Military Museum), with a great collection of swords, firearms, and others weapons, some highly decorative, some more utilitarian.
There is also...More