Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities

Royal Mummies in Egypt’s NMEC to enjoy regular maintenance

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 - 02:03 GMT

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization inaugurated the Royal Mummies Hall on April 18.

Multinational delegation residing in Egypt visits Kafr El-Sheikh Museum on April 19

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 - 04:01 GMT

Kafr El-Sheikh Museum received a multinational delegation of American University faculty members residing in Egypt.

Tutankhamun's 3rd shrine arrives at the Grand Egyptian Museum

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 - 03:53 GMT

A month after receiving and placing the fourth shrine of King Tutankhamun in its display case in the hall dedicated to the Golden King’s treasures in the Grand Egyptian Museum, the museum received Tutankhamun’s third shrine.

Video: Watch restoration work of largest mausoleum dome in Egypt: Al-Imam Al-Shafie inaugurated on April 18

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 - 02:10 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities released a video of the restoration work of the dome of the shrine of Imam Al-Shafei, which was inaugurated on World Heritage Day on April 18.

On World Heritage Day: Royal Mummies Hall of NMEC officially receives visitors

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 - 12:54 GMT

The Royal Mummies Hall of Egypt’s National Museum of Egyptian Civilization opens its door to visitors in line with the celebrations of World Heritage Day, which falls on April 18.

NMEC’s Mummies Hall receives visitors on World Heritage Day

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 - 03:21 GMT

Fourteen of the Royal Mummies were placed in two display boxes in NMEC's Mummies Hall, in preparation for receiving visitors on World Heritage Day which falls on April 18, 2021.

Mallawi Museum opens its doors to Egyptian visitors with discounted tickets until May 15

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 - 01:09 GMT

A total of 944 pieces are displayed in the museum.

Assistant Minister of Tourism and Antiquities undergoes inspection visits to control hotel facilities, shops, tourist activities in South Sinai

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 - 02:15 GMT

Assistant Minister of Tourism and Antiquities to control hotel facilities, shops, and tourist activities Abdel Fattah Al-Assi made an inspection visit to South Sinai.

German News Agency sheds light on Hawass’ tour in newly discovered ‘Lost City’

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 - 02:02 GMT

The German News Agency shed light on a tour with renowned archaeologist Zahi Hawass, while he was explaining the secrets of the Lost City that was discovered in Luxor.

Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. convenes with Italian ambassador to Cairo on April 12

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 - 01:14 GMT

During the meeting, they discussed the possibility of organizing a celebration marking the 40th anniversary of the rescue of the Philae Temple in Aswan and printing a book narrating the rescue operation that took place.

Secrets of Luxor’s ‘Lost Golden City’ continue to dazzle the world

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 03:04 GMT

The city is dubbed the “Rising of Aten” and was discovered by the renowned archaeologist Zahi Hawass, head of the Egyptian mission in the west of Luxor Governorate.

Tunisian President Kais Saied visits Cairo Opera House on April 11

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 02:53 GMT

Saied affirmed the depth of cultural relations between Egypt and Tunisia, being a vital and effective bridge to achieve constructive communication between the people of both countries.

Egypt’s ministers of culture, tourism & antiquities honor participating artists in Pharaohs’ Golden Parade

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 02:48 GMT

The honoring took place in Cairo Opera’s Grand Theater in the presence of Magdy Saber, president of the Egyptian Opera House.

ARCHiNOS Architecture announces launch of interactive virtual experience “Alive in the City of the Dead in Cairo” on April 18

Sun, 11 Apr 2021 - 02:55 GMT

This website focuses on an area exceptionally rich in tangible and intangible cultural heritage in the area known as the "Desert of the Mamluks” which contains Muslim cemeteries built since the Middle Ages.

25K visitors flocked to National Museum of Egyptian Civilization on April 9, 10

Sun, 11 Apr 2021 - 01:31 GMT

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat received thousands of Egyptian and foreign visitors on April 9, 10, to visit the Central Exhibition Hall that was inaugurated during the reception of the Pharaohs’ Golden Parade on April 3.

GEM’s team continue to place King Tutankhamun’s artifacts inside its designated halls

Sun, 11 Apr 2021 - 01:13 GMT

The General Supervisor of the Grand Egyptian Museum project and the surrounding area Atef Moftah convened with the working team responsible to install artifacts in the two halls of King Tutankhamun.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities holds training course on archaeological pottery

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 03:41 GMT

The course aims to raise the efficiency of archaeologists working in the ministry and create cadres in specializations such as studying the history of archaeological pottery.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities visits NMEC on April 8

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 02:15 GMT

On April 8, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el- Enany visited the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization days after its opening. He met with tourists from the Czech Republic.

Renowned archaeologist Zahi Hawass announces discovery of Luxor’s ‘Lost City’

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 01:42 GMT

Its history spans back to the reign of King Amenhotep III. The city continued to be used by King Tutankhamun, that is, 3000 years ago.

Egyptian Museum in Tahrir on preliminary list of World Heritage Sites

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 - 02:55 GMT

The World Heritage Committee of the United Nation’s Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has included the Egyptian Museum in its tentative list of World Heritage sites.

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