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One of the biggest museums in the world is the Egyptian Museum in Cairo.It houses more than 120,000 ancient Egyptian antiquities. The museum was founded in 1835 and has been open to the public since 1858. The Egyptian Museum is a must-see for any traveler during Cairo day tours. It is a vast and impressive museum that will take you on a journey through Egyptian history. In this blog post, we will take a tour of the museum and explore some of its most famous artifacts with Egypt online tour.

History of the Egyptian Museum

The Egyptian Museum is one of the oldest museums in the world. It was founded in 1835 by the French Egyptologist Auguste Mariette. Mariette was also responsible for excavating and discovering the site of the Great Pyramid of Giza.

The museum houses over 120,000 ancient Egyptian artifacts, making it one of the largest collections in the world. Some of the most famous pieces in the museum include the statue of Ramses II, the mummy of Tutankhamun, and the Rosetta Stone. All these amazing statues you will see in real life and discover their story during your Egypt day tours.

The museum has undergone several renovations over the years, most recently in 2010. The new museum complex includes a library, conference center, and more exhibit space. The Egyptian Museum is one of Cairo’s most popular tourist attractions, drawing over 1 million visitors each year. This amazing tourist attraction is considered an important center for tourism in our Egypt Travel packages.

The Collection of the Egyptian Museum

The Egyptian museum offers a comprehensive look at the history and culture of ancient Egypt.

Some of the most popular artifacts on display at the museum include the mummy of Tutankhamun, the Great Sphinx of Giza, and the Akhenaten Colossi. Other highlights include an extensive collection of grave goods, statues, reliefs, and paintings.

The museum welcomes visitors every day but Monday. Admission is free for Egyptians and residents of Arab League countries. For everyone else, ticket prices start at $9 USD for adults and $4 USD for children. Since you are in Cairo, you can use your time and take a day dinner cruise on the Nile and entertain with the unique Egyptian food in a great atmosphere, which will take you to another level of fun.

The Architecture of the Egyptian Museum

The museum is divided into three main sections: the ground floor, the first floor, and the basement.

The ground floor of the museum contains several halls that are used for temporary exhibitions and contains many Egyptian symbols which tell the length of gad and goddess. The Mummies Hall is also located on the ground floor and contains over 26 mummies that were discovered in royal tombs.

The first floor of the museum contains more than 30 rooms that showcase various artifacts from Ancient Egypt. These include statues, coffins, jewelry, and furniture. The Royal Mummies Room is also located on the first floor and contains mummies of some of Egypt’s most famous Pharaohs, including Tutankhamun and Ramses II.

The basement of the museum contains a library and a laboratory. The library has over 30,000 books about Egyptian history and culture. The laboratory is used for restoration work on artifacts from the museum collections.

The Grandeur of the Egyptian Museum

Choose your day trip to Cairo from our Egypt travel package, because the Egyptian museum is massive and can impress you. However, it is well worth taking the time to explore all Egypt classic tours that it has to offer. The Egyptian Museum is a true treasure trove of history and culture and is a must-see for anyone interested in ancient Egypt.

Conclusion

The Egyptian Museum is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Cairo, and for good reason. With its vast collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts, the museum offers a fascinating glimpse into the country's rich history and culture. If you're planning a trip to Cairo, be sure to add the Egyptian Museum to your itinerary. Don't miss check more about our amazing Egypt online tour blogs to be more updated about Egyptian museum events.

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