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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 1 week ago

A great place to spend 2 - 3 hours. The exhibits are well laid out with signs in English. The actual museum is a lovely piece of architecture worth seeing in its own rite.

Thank Leishia2014
Reviewed 18 October 2017

I have to admit, I was a little afraid to visit this area, but I am so glad I did. It was quite impressive, and our guide was very knowledgeable about the history of the area and the artifacts we saw. I highly recommend taking...More

Thank CLK56
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

The museum is quiet and clean. Has many things for someone to see. The whole place is nice with also other interesting things around to see. The ticket costs 60pounds

Thank Stavros M
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

This was my first visit to the Coptic Museum that has a rate collection of artifacts dating back to the Greek, Roman and Arabic eras in Egypt and how converting to Christianity influenced the art of Egyptians and it's mix with other styles of art.

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I didn't know Egypt has a coptic museum, I kinda stumbled upon it on my way out of visiting the 7 historic churches. Made me appreciate the Coptic History. I do wish however that we had a tour guide with us for this!

Thank Moka_travels
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

I truly enjoyed my visit to the museum I traveled solo with one tour guide! It was very crowded getting into the entrance and the AC was broke 😩😩😩😩 other than that this was amazing museum that has soooo much history! You could spend a...More

Thank Monique S
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

When visiting Coptic Cairo, it's a great place to understand its history and art. The museum is not so big, and it's quite fast to visit.

Thank shadylau
Reviewed 3 August 2017

I visited it with my family in hot day after visiting coptic area beside it , it costs 10 LE for Egyptian adult , and 5 LE for Egyptian student and child , they are welcoming , no crowds , for photo permission you pay...More

Thank Ahmad B
Reviewed 5 July 2017

I've enjoyed my visit very much. The place is well organized and offers good information about the different pieces. Try to have a guide to fully appreciate the Coptic art. It is also worth visiting some of the ancient churches surrounding the museum. The place...More

1  Thank nsergius
Reviewed 27 May 2017

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

Thank Natallia-BY
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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.