Specialty Museums in Cairo

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Specialty Museums in Cairo

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  • Shela N
    2 contributions
    Yasser Samir was good tour person who is well versed about Egyptian education. Learned man. Gave us tons of information
    Written September 27, 2022
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  • jsthouston
    Houston, TX6,158 contributions
    Of the houses and palaces we visited in Cairo this was our favorite. A maze of rooms, what it must have been like to grow up as a child in a place where one could no doubt disappear and not be easily found. The wood work is amazing and the interior courtyards peaceful and relatively cool. Only maybe 20 to 25 of the rooms are open but that is enough to convey how the rice in Cairo lived 300 and more years ago. A Wonderful place for anyone interested in architecture to visit. We spent a bit over an hour taking in the marvelous ceilings, doors while going up and down and all around.
    Written May 1, 2021
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  • Shobha M
    19 contributions
    The tour was well executed and covered most of the places of interest but 3 day Cairo and 3 day Nile cruise with sightseeing was quite hectic . Our egyptologist (guide) Temier was pleasant and shared extensive details of each monument..We took only hot air balloon ride from the optional visits and utilised the time to relax and catch on sleep. Almost everyday one has to leave at 4am for visits.Because of tight schedule one to rush through visits with little time left for shopping and photography.
    Another important point is you need to pay extra for CAMERA...not for phone cameras.
    You may be discouraged to go inside King pyramid but after travelling so far , it's worth a visit unless you have severe back n knee issues.It's not as difficult or claustrophobic inside ..
    Written April 12, 2019
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  • Emma B
    4 contributions
    Very shut building (April 2022) no phone calls went through. Local explained contents have moved to NMEC so we got a taxi there. Whilst it's sad to lose a unique and beautiful museum, the displays at NMEC were very good and I recognized many of the pieces from the Textile museum.
    Written April 18, 2022
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  • Noghnosh100
    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia445 contributions
    This is fantastic place to visit specially if you are into War museum .
    Panorama presented in perfect way.
    Additional simulation place not to the standard and can be skip.

    Written March 2, 2020
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  • chairjoy
    Cairo, Egypt5 contributions
    This children's museum is a great place for family and children. They have many options for children like painting, baking, making chocolate and more. The green area is very relaxing along with the big playground for children. It is a great choice!
    Written January 19, 2018
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  • taistealai_fanach
    London159 contributions
    Our last attempt to visit, it was closed for maintenance (March 2018). A pattern emerges. My Cairene friends say it's great. From the outside (looking in) it's a gorgeous building in gorgeous grounds. My guess is that there are not enough visitors to keep it open all year round. Come on Sisi! There's more to Cairo than pyramids. If you want tourists, invest! And open the goddamn museum of islamic ceramics as well while you're at it. Thank you in advance.
    Written June 8, 2019
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  • James B
    London, UK15 contributions
    This museum was specially built to house the works of Mohammed Mokhtar, one of Egypt's most celebrated sculptors. Mokhtar died in 1934, but his works are still enormously popular with Egyptians. The elegant building houses 85 bronze, stone and plaster sculptures by the eminent sculptor.
    Written December 4, 2013
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  • sedasek
    Jihlava, Czech Republic70 contributions
    No system in the exhibits, they are placed just like here end there.

    There are signs in Arabic and English, some of them would deserve improvements though (for example, a sign "A model of a locomotive" is not much descriptive, and the sign stating that the travel speed of a jet passengers airplane was 80 km'/h is obviously not true etc.).

    I liked the models showing how the steam engines work and the real steam locomotive with the steam engine exposed.

    The entrance fee is EGP 50 for foreigners. I was apparently the only visitor at that time there, being closely watched and followed by security guys like if I'm going to steal something in every moment, which was embarassing.
    Written September 7, 2018
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  • SESAM80
    Kuwait City, Kuwait136 contributions
    You can not consider it as a Wax Museum, but it is funny. They can make a better but I do not know who did those statues as they are very bad and in a very bad condition.
    Written July 28, 2015
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  • Ahmed A
    5 contributions
    They are rebuilding it now but if we are taking about the outside of the museum it is beautiful and i have been there once when i was young it was good place to visit as it beside the castle of mohamed ali , sultan hassan mosque , rafaie mousque and many others mosques round here so it is a good place to visit and i will write here if they reopen it as i have knew that they will open it in march 2016
    Written February 26, 2016
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