Designed in the Neoclassical style by Marcel Dourgnon, the Egyptian Museum contains 107 halls filled with artifacts dating from the prehistoric through the Roman periods, with the majority of the collection focused on the pharaonic era.The museum houses approximately 165,000 objects covering 5,000 years of Egypt’s past. It is perfectly right that no visit to Cairo is complete without visiting the Egyptian museum.
You are offered a great chance to Enjoy spending few hours among the treasures and antiquities found inside the tombs and temples of the pharaohs. Your tour guide will meet you at the airport to start the tour.You will be taken to the museum in an air-conditioned vehicle. The Egyptian museum (opened in 1901) has the largest collection of artifacts in the world. With your guide, you will find yourself diving in a sea of 165,000 artifacts and antiquities. Your guide will explain and show you the highlights and most important of all.You will be shown the most important pieces of the different dynasties. Then, the masterpieces of the place are the treasures of the young pharaoh Tut Ankh Amun. His golden mask, coffins and the contents of his intact tomb were exceptional and never found the like in any other royal tomb.You will enjoy looking at the fantastic sculptures, sarcophagi, jewelry and papyrus scrolls that date back to thousands of years and different eras.You will have the chance to see the royal mummies of the great pharaohs (optional)look at how the body was preserved in an excellent condition for thousands of years.You can have free time to browse the museum yourself after the guided part.Then, after enjoying this short layover tour,you will be dropped off at the airport.