The Coptic Museum
The Coptic Museum

The Coptic Museum

Top 1% of attractions in Cairo
9 / 10

4 expert reviews

“The Coptic Museum, which opened originally back in 1910, has just emerged from an extensive refurbishment... and it's a must-see for anyone interested in the history of Egypt.”

– Frommer's

"Housing the world's largest collection of Coptic Christian artwork, this museum provides a link between ancient and Islamic Egypt." Full review
"Contains such artifacts as funeral stelae carved with Coptic inscriptions, manuscripts... and examples of ivory, wood, pottery, and glass. A bridge between the art of ancient Egypt and the Islamic era."
Michelin Guide
2 Stars
"At the inauguration of the museum in 2006, President Mubarak stressed the importance of Coptic artistic heritage for Egypt, an opinion borne out by the stunning collections here." Full review

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