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The Coptic Museum

No 4 Fakhry Abd el Nour street | Abbassia, Cairo 11511, Egypt
3639742 - 3628766
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Housing some of the finest collections of Coptic art dating back to Egypt’s Christian era, this museum includes collections of ancient ankhs and Horus-like falcons, stone carvings from the era of the Mamluks, a 6th-century Coptic stone pulpit and the 1,600-year-old Coptic book of the Psalms of David.
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No 4 Fakhry Abd el Nour street | Abbassia, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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3639742 - 3628766
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"early christianity"
in 5 reviews
"christian art"
in 3 reviews
"hanging church"
in 10 reviews
"information boards"
in 2 reviews
"interesting artifacts"
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"beautiful building"
in 3 reviews
"entry fee"
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"great country"
in 2 reviews
"take pictures"
in 6 reviews
"worth a visit"
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"great history"
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"ben ezra synagogue"
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"couple of hours"
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"private guide"
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"visited cairo"
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"egyptian history"
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"ancient egypt"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The building itself is amazing. Lots of things to see. All with clear descriptions in English. Very enlightening experience. Love this country it’s history!

Thank Dashers2014
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A relatively rare collection and provides a good insight to the coptic world in Cairo. It has rare and unique detail on monasteries and artifacts that probably are not seen anywhere else.

Thank Sadasivan R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had forgotten the Christian era in Egyptian history. Like many others I thought Egypt had always been a Muslim country - not so. In fact, since the spread of Islam in the 7th century AD, Egypt experienced over 600 years of Christianity and believe...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Wonderful site with a lot of history. Museum is very interesting, many ancient art works and documents.

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Reviewed 10 March 2018

This was a great museum for some interesting artifacts which aren’t included anywhere else. It was founded by a Pasha who had a love for the Coptic artifacts and convinced the Antiquities Dept to remove them from the Cairo Egyptian Museum. What a great move....these...More

Thank TIGGERALA
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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

A good museum depicting arts of the Coptic period. There’s an entry ticket only to the museum, all other churches, the synagogue, structures around are free to visit and are indeed beautiful. Once you have been to all these places, the Coptic museum would simply...More

Thank Shubham S
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Overall, the museum was well curated and very interesting! A great look at historic Coptic Cairo. Before you go, know that they will hold your camera unless you purchase a photography ticket in addition to your standard admission fee.

Thank wannabefoodie8
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

I thought I'd be safe in a walled site but oh no, the hassle jockeys were on me at my every turn making the best part of this attraction leaving it

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Reviewed 22 February 2018

For seeing Coptic artifacts, this was truly a great place. The earliest Roman arcades and ankh collection are superb. The compound is in a precinct of the Babylon Fortress. You will have to pay an extra 100 EPD to take pictures. I recommend going through...More

Thank SLWS5775
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

When you are in Cairo check out the Coptic Museum. It's in the historic christian area and surrounded by old churches and monasteries with ornate carvings and artifacts. The Coptic Museum has a large collection of christian relics throughout the ages from Egypt.

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Response from osprey1008 | Reviewed this property |
I think Egyptian entrance fee is 5 or 10 LE though, and this is often applied also to visitors from other Arabic speaking countries.
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