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Museum of Egyptian Antiquities (Hurghada Museum) is the only historical museum in Hurghada. The first floor is occupied by a large gift shop with reasonable fixed prices, and on the second floor there are 12 halls of museum exhibits.
The exhibitions are thematic and divided into time periods. Include halls dedicated to Ancient Egypt, the Greco-Roman period, the Christian and Islamic periods, modern Egypt. At least 3,000 items are on display at the museum. Sculptures, mummies, pharaohs, frescoes, dishes, household items, works of art, paintings, books are presented. The exhibits are signed, the plates are duplicated in Arabic and English. Unfortunately, there is no translation in russian. A leisurely tour of the museum will take about 2 hours, plus take into account the trip to the gift shop.
If you are not planning to go to the National Museum of Cairo or simply have nowhere else to go, then it is worth visiting this museum. In addition, it is quiet here and there is no influx of tourists, as in the Cairo Museum.
If Russian service is very important to you, you can go here with an excursion, which includes a Russian-speaking guide, at a cost of $ 28.
🕐Working hours: from 10:00 to 13:00, from 17:00 to 22:00.
Entrance fee / ticket price: adult – 350 pounds (approximately read more about Egypt's money and exchange rate), children from 6 to 12 years old, students – 125 pounds, children under 6 years old – free of charge. Professional shooting is paid. Payment is only in cash and in pounds, there is an ATM nearby for exchanging cash for Egyptian pounds.rubles,
🚶 How to get there: The museum is located a little away from the center on El-Nas road (Hurghada Museum on the map). A taxi ride from the center (from the Marina and the El Mina Mosque) will cost around $ 3. To travel by minibus, tell the driver the landmark point Mubarak 6, pronounced "Mubarak six".
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