Egypt’s GEM, Museum of Civilization ‘biggest gift to the world’: Tourism Min.

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 - 01:15 GMT

He noted that the cost of developing the National Museum of Civilization amounted to L.E. 600 million.

Egypt's Tourism min. follows up preparations for GEM opening

Mon, 27 Apr 2020 - 11:07 GMT

Anany discussed with officials of the company, tasked with the GEM promotional campaign, many ideas and suggestions about the campaign's plan.

Work in GEM project continues - supervisor

Wed, 15 Apr 2020 - 01:53 GMT

Major general Atef Moftah, the supervisor of the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM), said the finalization of the project has nothing to do with its opening date.

Government relocation to New Capital, Grand Egyptian Museum opening pushed to 2021

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 - 02:57 GMT

The inauguration of national mega projects in Egypt was postponed to 2021.

Grand Egyptian Museum expected to attract 5M visitors annually

Thu, 09 Jan 2020 - 01:06 GMT

The Egyptian Cabinet issued an infograph Wednesday indicating that the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) will attract more than 5 million visitors annually.

Parliament initially approves bill allowing Sisi to chair GEM board of trustees

Tue, 05 Nov 2019 - 01:15 GMT

The board of trustees shall consist of 15-25 members. The president is authorized to issue a decree to form the board of trustees and specify the membership term.

Cairo ranked 3rd in Lonely Planet’s top 10 destinations for 2020

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 - 04:40 GMT

Cairo has deservedly been placed in the third position of Lonely Planet’s list of the top 10 destinations for 2020, after years of Egypt’s strenuous efforts to reclaim its strategic location in the world tourism map.

Sisi orders parade for royal mummies transferred to NMEC

Sun, 23 Jun 2019 - 03:12 GMT

Only 22 mummies (18 for royal kings and 4 for royal queens) and 17 sarcophagi - dating back to dynasties 17, 18,19, and 20 - will be transported to the NMEC

Tayyeb Abbas named manager at GEM

Thu, 02 May 2019 - 03:57 GMT

Abbas is currently the deputy dean of the Faculty of Tourism and Hotels for education and student affairs at Minya University.

Video: What foreign media say about Grand Egyptian Museum

Mon, 24 Dec 2018 - 03:11 GMT

Numerous international media outlets shed light on the much-anticipated archaeological entity, the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM).

240 artifacts transferred from Tahrir Museum to GEM

Mon, 26 Nov 2018 - 12:05 GMT

Ten big-sized paintings from the Sneferu era were transferred on Monday from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the Grand Egyptian Museum.

614 artifacts transferred from Egyptian Museum to GEM

Tue, 06 Nov 2018 - 11:57 GMT

On Monday, November 5, 614 artifacts were transferred from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square to the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM).

Grand Egyptian Museum receives head of King Senusert I

Sat, 04 Aug 2018 - 06:37 GMT

The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) received on Friday the red granite head of the statue of King Senusret I from an antiquities' storehouse in Cairo Citadel

GEM logo, inspiration, branding and a reflection to different historic perspectives

Sun, 01 Jul 2018 - 05:30 GMT

The idea of the logo was inspired by the actual design of the museum and its environment and surroundings.

Investment min. invites firms wishing to operate GEM services to submit résumés

Sun, 10 Jun 2018 - 02:11 GMT

Applicants should also prove efficiency in the fields of investment, development, operation and maintenance, Nasr said in press statements Sunday.

Antiquities Ministry to reveal logo of GEM Sunday

Sat, 09 Jun 2018 - 07:00 GMT

The Antiquities Ministry will announce Sunday the launching of the preliminary management and operation of the services of the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM)

Antiquities min., presidential adviser inspect GEM

Sun, 20 May 2018 - 03:03 GMT

Antiquities min. Khaled Anany accompanied by Presidential Adviser for Urban Planning Amir Sayed Ahmed inspected the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) in Rimaya Square

GEM to reveal King Tut’s tunic

Sat, 10 Mar 2018 - 11:45 GMT

The Restoration center at the (GEM) is close to put an end for the restoration process of the tunic discovered in King Tutankhamun’s tomb back in 1922.

Opening GEM's 1st stage 'important start to tourism': Minister

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 - 02:08 GMT

Tourism Minister Rania el Mashat said the opening of the first stage of the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) is an "important start to tourism"

Stay tuned for unmatched Grand Egyptian Museum

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 - 04:13 GMT

If you are a history lover or eager to discover the wonders of old civilizations, keep an eye out for the Grand Egyptian Museum’s opening.