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Egyptian Textile Museum

121 El Muez St. | Behind Wekalet Sobhy Zakaria, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+20 2 27865227
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6 May 2017
“Don't miss when in Cair”
2 Feb 2017
“New experience ”
121 El Muez St. | Behind Wekalet Sobhy Zakaria, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+20 2 27865227
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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Don't miss when in Cairo, the history of Egyptian textile since the Pharaoh's days. Note: pic is form nearby location as its not allowed to take pix inside

Thank Salah A
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Don't miss if you are in Cairo, in this unique small museum you'll find the evolution of textile manufacturing during Pharaohs, Roman, Coptic & Islamic eras.

Thank Salah A
Reviewed 29 July 2016

One of the smaller museums, right in the middle of the Medieval City (I visited it several times well before 2015 but tripadvisor does not give me that option). If you are interested in historical textile this is a great place to visit. Beautiful collection,...More

Thank Kapputschino
Reviewed 10 July 2016

it shows many textiles from many cultures and ages; pharaonic, coptic, islamic, and others, we were 3 young friends and we enjoyed that museum, some of the showed items were funny as well.. the ticket was so cheap too..

2  Thank Nermin B
Reviewed 29 July 2015

This area alone is well worth a visit in old Cairo with the market streets all around it making it a must see and an hour in the textile museum tops off the day. There is some very interesting textiles in here including a nappie...More

2  Thank martin_monaghan
Reviewed 18 June 2015

Lovely small museum,in the heart of the beautiful restored street Shara Moez in the Khan!! beautiful textiles from,the past, clothes , curtain bedcovers etc!!

1  Thank Carry O
Reviewed 3 December 2014

If you like textiles, this is an excellent spot to visit. It starts with the very earliest scraps of fabric, preserved from thousands of years ago, and continues through Egypt's long history. Good exhibits and well labeled. Wishing they had a gift shop!

2  Thank 1morewahine
Reviewed 2 October 2013

specially for arts students and people in love with timeline style :D that's the best place in AL moez street we going to see pharaohs Islamic Coptic all the cultures been in Egypt represented there a part of " qesot el ka'aba" a story of...More

2  Thank TasneemAli
Reviewed 28 April 2013

Fantastic collection of Egyptian textiles from the last 3500 years, all clearly labelled and well displayed. The building itself is a gem, being the Sabil-Kuttab of Mohammed Ali Pasha. Entry fee was EGP20 and the museum is located in the Bain il Qasreen area, opposite...More

4  Thank redband
Reviewed 6 November 2012

Diapers (nappies), laundry lists, flokati rugs... It was all there some 3500 years ago. I echo the previous reviews on all points. What "blew me away" though, were some of the Pharaonic items from about 3500 years ago. 1) A triangular baby's diaper (nappy) made...More

2  Thank Capparis
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