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Museum of Islamic Ceramics

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Address: Prince Ibrahim's Palace, Cairo, Egypt
Phone Number: +20 2 736 8672
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Located in the palace of Prince Ibrahim in Zamalek, this museum offers a...

Located in the palace of Prince Ibrahim in Zamalek, this museum offers a splendid collection of ceramics acquired from different Islamic countries.

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Still closed as of July 2016

As of July 2016, the museum is still closed for renovations. The guard advised that it will be closed for two years, though it's not clear when the clock started in that... read more

2 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 July 2016
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Cairo, Egypt
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

As of July 2016, the museum is still closed for renovations. The guard advised that it will be closed for two years, though it's not clear when the clock started in that. Beautiful building, though, and it appears they may still use the grounds for exhibitions or events.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2015

This place is just behind the Cairo Marriott hotel in Zamalek & though it was closed for 6 months (who knows why ?) the gardens were open & there are some lovely Egyptian sculptures & figurines in the garden which are worth a look at anyway. Just along the road from the museum ( which also houses the (Gezeira Arts... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2015

It is a waste of money, the metro tickets. And then you thinking that it will be open you shouldn't go. But you could go there to see the hanging church. I didn't like it at all me and my brother were like " ahhhh".

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2014

The website showed it as open, but when I went by there yesterday, the guard said it had been closed for a month. The building look beautify from the outside, spit is disappointing that it is not open.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2012

Unfortunately it seems that the Museum of Islamic Ceramics is closed. Seems it has not been ale to re open since the Revolution. I went there this morning but only the Gallery area is open. This area is used for exhibitions of local Cairo artists and entry is free. The current exhibition is very interesting.

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