Come with us and marvel at the world’s most extensive collection of pharaonic antiquities on our Free Tour of the Egyptian Museum. Learn about the history of the collection and the building that houses it in Cairo’s Downtown Tahrir Square, the first purpose built museum edifice in the world. Cover 5000 years of Egyptian History that will take you from the Pharoes through to the Roman period and get lost amongst it’s 160.000 archeological objects.
Be guided through ancient treasure that will leave you wondering how it was possible to have such craftsmanship over three thousand years ago. Be amazed by the treasures of Tutankhamon, the boy-king, whose tomb was the only one to be found intact in the Valley of the Kings, in Luxor. See his death mask and sarcophagi, the pharaoh's lion throne and his fascinating wardrobe collection.
Pay your respects to the Royal Mummies of some of the greatest and most powerful Pharoes, such as Hatshepsut, Tuthmosis III, Ramses II, or Seti I; and hear their puzzling stories. Be impressed, or freaked out, at their 3000 year old fingernails, hair, teeth and even tissue!
No visit to Cairo, or Egypt for that matter, is complete without a visit to the Egyptian Museum, one of the most important museums in the world, and an archeological wonder. Only there can you get a deep understanding of the lives of this mysterious and almighty God-Kings who lived thousands of years before Christ was born. So join us on our Free Tour of the Egyptian Museum to catch glimpses of a very distant past and to be blown away by its ancient beauty.