On Friday and Saturday, the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat received around 12,000 visitors: the highest number of visitors since it opened in April, according to Ahmed Ghoneim, CEO of the Museum.
Over the past two days, there has been a notable influx of visitors, from different governorates: as well as Arab and foreign countries.
This confirms the enthusiasm of different categories of the public for the museum’s unique artifacts, he added.
At the same time, it showed the Egyptian public’s awareness of their country’s ancient civilization, which serves the purpose of the museum as an educational and cultural institution, Ghoneim added.
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat has received thousands of Egyptian and foreign visitors since the opening of the central exhibition hall and the reception of the procession of royal mummies on April 3.
These ancient mummies, dating from the 17th to 20th dynasties, include 18 kings and four queens.
They include King Ramses II, King Sagnin Ra, King Thutmose III, King Seti I, Queen Hatshepsut, Queen Merit Amun, wife of King Amenhotep I, and Queen Ahmose – Nefertari, wife of King Ahmose.
The museum also includes entertainment areas, restaurants, cafeterias and bazaars selling archaeological replicas.
Ticket prices for the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization are:
- LE200 for foreigners.
- LE100 for foreign students.
- LE60 for Egyptian citizens.
- LE30 for Egyptian students.
The parking rates at the museum are fixed as follows:
- LE30 for passenger cars.
- LE40 for coasters.
- LE50 for buses.
Tickets can be purchased in advance on the museum website website.
In December 2021, a mobile app for the museum was produced in cooperation with IPMagiX. The application bears the name NMEC and can be downloaded from Google play or the App store.