View the art and learn about the stories behind the masterpieces of the Old Kingdom. At Cairo's Egyptian Museum you can marvel at one of the world's oldest and most celebrated civilisations.
Here at one of the region's largest museums, you can see mummies of kings that have been amazingly preserved for thousands of years, sarcophagi, ancient coins and papyrus fragments. There are huge boats and statues, as well as unique artefacts found in the tombs of the Pharaohs. One of the most famous exhibits is the Mask of Tutankhamun, made of solid gold. This fascinating journey through Egyptology unlocks some of the best-preserved Egyptian artefacts on Earth.
Opening hours: Monday until Wednesday from 9 am to 5 pm, on Thursday and Sunday from 6 pm until 9 pm.