Private Tour: Egyptian Museum

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Private Tour: Egyptian Museum
from AUD $85.05
The second most frequently visited and certainly one of the most important attractions in Cairo is the Egyptian Museum. You will find the fabulous collection of King Tutankhamun and monuments from all periods of Egyptian history, from the pre historic era to the Greco-Roman period.
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In Brief

Cairo, Egypt
3 hours


Important InfoInfo
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, Midan El Tahrir Geographical Society Building, Cairo 11511 Egypt

View the star attraction — the treasures of Tutankhamun — and let your guide introduce you to the highlights of the Egyptian and Roman collections. Admire Tutankhamun’s gold death mask, coffins and chariot; view age-old mummies of Egypt’s kings, and see other pharaonic furnishings and items as your guide recounts their history. Be prepared to be astonished

The Royal Mummies Room (additional cost) is another highlight of the Egyptian Museum. Here you can see the mummies of many great Egyptian rulers, including Ramses II, the builder of the temples at Abu Simbel.

Duration: 2 hours


  • Experience a Private and an expert Qualified Egyptologist guide.
  • Private transportation by air-conditioned minivans ; pick up from hotel and drop off.
  • Lunch (if option selected)
  • Entry/Admission - The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities


  • Gratuities
  • Entrance to the Royal Mummies' room is LE 150 currently, and liable to change without prior notice.

Departure Time

9:00 AM

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Hotel Pickup

When you book, we will ask you to select a hotel to be picked up from. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about hotel pickup:

What if my hotel is not listed?
That's okay. When you book you can select an hotel from our list and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.

What if I have not yet booked a hotel?
Once your hotel arrangements are finalised, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.

What if I live locally, am staying with friends or relatives, and/or don't require pick-up?
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure point.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

Our guide was incredible and the museum is amazing!
• Submitted 17 Oct 2018
The Egyptian Museum is so full of antiquities that navigating it alone would deprive you of the full experience. In many instances, the signs are very small, not fully informative and often not accessible due to other patrons. Having a guide to fully explain the significance of each piece was critical to our full appreciation and enjoyment of the museum. Highly recommend.
• Submitted 26 Feb 2018
Our guide, Fouad, made sense of a magnificent but disorganized collection of thousands of years of history. I'm sure we would have enjoyed the museum's thousands of artifacts anyway but Fouad added the historical context and led us to some of the lesser known items. A guide for this museum is a must-have. Fouad was fluent in english with very little accent so very easy to understand. He also provided translations of several of the hieroglyphics to make understanding the artfacts much easier.
• Submitted 03 Feb 2018
Incredible guide and fantastic service from South Sinai as always. Would never consider using a different agent, everyone we have dealt with there has become a friend. What more could you take home from a holiday.
• Submitted 25 Jan 2018
If you are lucky enough t have Amged as your guide and Naser as your driver, you will have a superb, professional, tailored experience. I cant say enough good things about either of them. My traveling companion uses a wheelchair and every part of the tour was carefully thought out and made accessible.
• Submitted 06 Jan 2018
Great tour! Mohammed was the best! Very interesting and funny! I've learned a lot! Thank you!
• Submitted 30 Oct 2017
Excellent tour! Can't wait for the new Egyptian Museum to open.
• Submitted 13 Mar 2017
Our guide Tariq was full of knowledge, patient and an excellent guide.
• Submitted 05 Feb 2017
Very detailed! Loves everything!
• Submitted 22 Dec 2016
Very detailed!
• Submitted 22 Dec 2016
The tour is amazing for those looking to see the past and what Egypt has to offer. The tour guide for this experience was Ahmed and I can only express gratitude for enlightenment onto the Egyptian History. An Amazing experience that can only be attained when the person giving you the tour is dedicated and committed to his work, An excellent experience overall!!!
• Submitted 04 Nov 2016
Wonderful. Parts of the museum do not allow guides but we were briefed before we went into those areas and managed to cover the museum in about a half day. Our guide knows his stuff and explained it in a way that was enjoyable and not overwhelming. Having a guide that is fluent in English was a huge advantage. Highly recommend Fouad and South Sanai Tours, a local agent for Viator.
• Submitted 29 Sep 2016
This was an awesome guide and driver. The tour was really good and I greatly appreciated all the guide's help. Really a good experience.
• Submitted 19 Jun 2016
My experience with this tour was excellent. I was picked up at my hotel on time and taken to the Cairo Museum. My guide was knowledgable and professional and allowed time to look through the museum at my own pace. I would definitely recommend this tour.
• Submitted 04 Mar 2016
It was really interesting, lovely guide, enjoyable time Thanks
• Submitted 22 Sep 2015
Our Egyptologist guide Ahmed, was great! We are so glad he was with us explaining the history and showing us artifacts that we would have overlooked.
• Submitted 21 Mar 2015
outstanding. Patient and flexible in showing us only the highlights of more than 200,000 pieces.
• Submitted 16 Mar 2015
Excellent tour. The museum was not crowded the day of our tour and Fouod was again very knowledgeable about Egyptian history.
• Submitted 14 Jan 2015
Tour guide was excellent and very knowledgeable. He was friendly, well-informed, spoke very well. He was flexible and accommodated special needs of a baby.
• Submitted 06 Oct 2014
One of the best museums I have ever scene with a one of the best guides. A must!! I would have done this a few times if I had more time there. My Egyptoligist(Nader) was full of passion for history!
• Submitted 11 Jun 2013
I would highly recommend this tour if you have limited time in Cairo. I had a brilliant guide, Ahmed, and he guided me around the museum and showed, and explained, all the major artefacts. There was plenty of time to ask questions and learn more about what you were looking at. Another great tour!
• Submitted 08 Apr 2013
Excellent tour with a fabulous guide. Well done again
• Submitted 09 Jan 2013
Our guide was excellent. He certainly appeared to really know his stuff. We had limited time to see the museum and he tailored the tour to fit in that time frame in a logical and interesting manner and each exhibit built on the last. Watching other visitors wander seemingly randomly around I can not recommend this tour highly enough.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2012
again manal was my guide. so full of knowledge and a real friendly manner. hope next time im in cairo i will have her as my guide :)
• Submitted 07 Mar 2012