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The Famous Egypt National Museum
Egypt is rich with many museums. Here we
list most of the famous museums in Egypt.
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The Egyptian Museum of Antiquities
The Egyptian Museum of Antiquities is considered
to be one of the oldest, most famous, and largest
museums in the world.  The Egyptian Museum of
Antiquities has a long history that dates back to
the year 1825 when Mohamed Ali Pasha, the ruler
of Egypt at the time, issued a decree to
establish a museum for the antiquities of Egypt
and the first location of the museum was in front
of the Azabakeya Lake, between the squares of
Opera and Atabba today.
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The Coptic Museum
The Coptic Museum in Cairo is located inside the
ruins of the Roman Babylon Fort in Maser El
Qadema in Coptic Cairo Center, an area which is
full of Coptic Churches and chapels like the
famous hanging Church and the Church of St
Barbra.
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The museum of Islamic Art - Cairo - Egypt
The Museum of Islamic Art in Cairo is considered
to be one of the largest and oldest museums in
the world. The museum hosts more than 104
thousand displays reflecting the greatness of the
Islamic civilization in Egypt and the whole
Islamic world and how flourishing it has been for
a very long period of time.
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The National Museum of Alexandria
The museum is located in the Horeya Street and.
The building of the museum was the residence of a
former wood trading business man, Asa'ad Basily,
who constructed his villa which was built over an
area of 3480 meters in the Italian style. The
palace was a popular gathering place for many of
the high level people in the 30s and 40s of the
last century.
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The Luxor Museum
The Luxor Museum is located on the East Bank of
the River Nile in the city of Luxor in a very
attractive location between Karnak Temple in the
North and Luxor Temple in the South. The building
of the museums 55 meters long and 29 meters wide.
The facade of the Luxor museum was designed to
face the Nile.
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The Nubian Museum
The area of Nubia is located between Aswan to
the North and the city of Debba in Sudan to the
South. It is strange that the name "Nubia" was
never mentioned in the ancient Egyptian language
and it was first mentioned in the book called
"Geographica" that was written by the Greek
historian, Strapon, who visited Nubia in the
first century AD. The word Nubia is said to be
derived from the word "Nebo', or the mines of
gold which Nubia was famous for in ancient times.
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Mahmoud Khalil Museum
This museum is considered one of the most
interesting and remarkable art museums in Cairo.
Together with the modern art museum in the Opera
House, the Mahmoud Mukhtar Museum, and the Gezira
art center, Mahmoud Khalil Museum is the most
notable because of the unique selection of art
works that it hosts.
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Mahmoud Khalil Museum
This museum is considered one of the most
interesting and remarkable art museums in Cairo.
Together with the modern art museum in the Opera
House, the Mahmoud Mukhtar Museum, and the Gezira
art center, Mahmoud Khalil Museum is the most
notable because of the unique selection of art
works that it hosts.
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