On display are antiquities from between the 7th century and the end of Ottoman Rule in Egypt in 1849. There is also a remarkable collection of over 10,000 works of art from the Islamic Dynasties in Egypt, China, India, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, and Morocco.
How to get there
By taxi. On foot from Ahmed Mahed Square. Located in old Islamic Cairo, just off Port Said near Ahmed Mahed Square, east of Tahrir Square.
Sat-Thurs 9am-4pm, Fri 9-11:30am, 1-4pm (winter 9am-12:30pm, 2-4pm)