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Well, your guide would want you to go there for sure. For every purchase they get a percentage. But that shouldn't stop you from visiting one.
The ancient paper art is great thing to see. we even got cartouche form with our families name on...More
This place is a complete scam and I believe that tour guide is in on it...
Listed as a museum and everyone likes to say it's a government business so that you feel comfortable it's truly a shop trying to sells paintings thats all they're...More
Great place to see a demonstration of how papyrus is made. I bought a piece. There is an actual demonstration too to see the process. The men there are very helpful. It does not need much time but worth a visit.
This visit was included in our tour from Memphis tour company. As I have read afterwards in many other reviews, almost all tour operators bring their clients there, even if it is not written in their tour plan. In fact it is a gallery-shop where...More
I actually thoroughly enjoyed this stop on my tours of Cairo. My group watched a demonstration on how papyrus is made using the original materials they used anciently, and it was actually very cool--enough that everyone in my group was attentive through the entire presentation....More
Papyrus comes from plants in Upper Egypt and has been used in many forms by Egyptians since 3000 BC. The Papyrus Museum, also known as the Dr. Hassan Rajab Institute for the Papyrus, has an impressive collection of papyrus ...
Our tour stopped off here. They give you a démonstration of how papyrus paper is made. It is interesting. They have hundreds of topical Egyptian themed pictures on papyrus to buy. Depending on the size, they are not too expensive. We bought a mid sized...More
I was thinking this was really a museum but it was a demonstration of how papyrus is made (which was very interesting) then a sales pitch for you to purchase something. They offer to print your name in hieroglyphics on anything you bought so I...More