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The Coptic Museum

No 4 Fakhry Abd el Nour street | Abbassia, Cairo 11511, Egypt
3639742 - 3628766
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Housing some of the finest collections of Coptic art dating back to Egypt’s Christian era, this museum includes collections of ancient ankhs and Horus-like falcons, stone carvings from the era of the Mamluks, a 6th-century Coptic stone pulpit and the 1,600-year-old Coptic book of the Psalms of David.
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No 4 Fakhry Abd el Nour street | Abbassia, Cairo 11511, Egypt
3639742 - 3628766
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth seeing if you have time and interest towards Coptic culture. Exposition was not so big, but interesting indeed.

Thank Natallia-BY
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Outstanding exhibits about the other history of Egypt. Really worth a visit to help you understand how multifaceted Egypt really is.

Thank bklynbubba
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I suppose how much you enjoy it depends on how much you like museums. The museum is small but has some interesting exhibits. Personally, I would not make the journey to the museum alone, but is worth visiting if you are in the area (which...More

Thank Ken N
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This museum was very well done, containing interesting and significant items within a beautiful structure. If possible, I would recommend brining along a guide to explain the significance of the various items.

Thank Acrid404
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This is a clean and magnificent museum packed full of ancient illuminated bibles - this is a gem in the crown of Christendom. Be sure to take a fully educated guide - hit me up on Facebook for recommendations of guides ETV [at] MACMATE [dot]...More

Thank Christopher E
Reviewed 19 April 2017

A wonderful journey through time, with artifacts and exquisite collections well preserved and well displayed. Expect to spend a half day wandering among the marvelous well kept icons, sarcophagi, ornate columns and dazzling arches. This museum will take you back few centuries to the old...More

Thank amsterdamer1
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Te Copte Museum is a great surprise in Cairo, not only for its collection, but due to its maintenance and all pieces well displayed.

Thank Tip4travellers
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Went there during my trip to the Coptic Cairo area. Beautiful place but lack some serious information. The guys at the entrance couldn't even speak some basic English.

1  Thank IronMuZz
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I went there i can say is that this place is amazing to describe the history of Christianity and the Coptic people of this great country. Highly Recommended for visit once visited Cairo.

1  Thank Squash_10
Reviewed 14 March 2017

It obviously depends on what you like and on your interests but I found this museum really interesting. It has an extremely rich collection, possibly the richest collection on Coptic culture and religion in the world, and I enjoyed it a lot. Moreover, it is...More

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how much is the entrance fee and for photo? thanks
16 March 2017|
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Response from osprey1008 | Reviewed this property |
I think Egyptian entrance fee is 5 or 10 LE though, and this is often applied also to visitors from other Arabic speaking countries.