We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Coptic Museum

No 4 Fakhry Abd el Nour street | Abbassia, Cairo 11511, Egypt
3639742 - 3628766
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
US$22.88*
and up
Coptic Cairo and Coptic Museum: Guided Private Day Tour in Cairo
More Info
US$22.88*
and up
Half-Day Private Tour of Coptic Cairo Including Saint Simon Church in Moqqatam
More Info
US$34.05*
and up
Private Half-Day Tour to Coptic Cairo with Hanging Church, Abu Serga Church...
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
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.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
LOCATION
No 4 Fakhry Abd el Nour street | Abbassia, Cairo 11511, Egypt
CONTACT
Website
3639742 - 3628766
Write a Review
Reviews (182)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 119 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was my first visit to the Coptic Museum that has a rate collection of artifacts dating back to the Greek, Roman and Arabic eras in Egypt and how converting to Christianity influenced the art of Egyptians and it's mix with other styles of art.

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I didn't know Egypt has a coptic museum, I kinda stumbled upon it on my way out of visiting the 7 historic churches. Made me appreciate the Coptic History. I do wish however that we had a tour guide with us for this!

Thank Moka_travels
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

I truly enjoyed my visit to the museum I traveled solo with one tour guide! It was very crowded getting into the entrance and the AC was broke 😩😩😩😩 other than that this was amazing museum that has soooo much history! You could spend a...More

Thank Monique S
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

When visiting Coptic Cairo, it's a great place to understand its history and art. The museum is not so big, and it's quite fast to visit.

Thank shadylau
Reviewed 3 August 2017

I visited it with my family in hot day after visiting coptic area beside it , it costs 10 LE for Egyptian adult , and 5 LE for Egyptian student and child , they are welcoming , no crowds , for photo permission you pay...More

Thank Ahmad B
Reviewed 5 July 2017

I've enjoyed my visit very much. The place is well organized and offers good information about the different pieces. Try to have a guide to fully appreciate the Coptic art. It is also worth visiting some of the ancient churches surrounding the museum. The place...More

Thank nsergius
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Worth seeing if you have time and interest towards Coptic culture. Exposition was not so big, but interesting indeed.

Thank Natallia-BY
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Outstanding exhibits about the other history of Egypt. Really worth a visit to help you understand how multifaceted Egypt really is.

Thank bklynbubba
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I suppose how much you enjoy it depends on how much you like museums. The museum is small but has some interesting exhibits. Personally, I would not make the journey to the museum alone, but is worth visiting if you are in the area (which...More

Thank Ken N
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This museum was very well done, containing interesting and significant items within a beautiful structure. If possible, I would recommend brining along a guide to explain the significance of the various items.

Thank Acrid404
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
El Horany Fish
5 reviews
1.24 km away
Casino El Hamam/ Casino Des Pigeons
7 reviews
1.48 km away
Mo'men
6 reviews
1.35 km away
McDonald's
5 reviews
1.44 km away
Nearby Attractions
Old City (Coptic Cairo)
1,308 reviews
.04 km away
Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary)
490 reviews
.08 km away
Coptic Church of St. George (Mari Girgis)
125 reviews
.05 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
AnthonySandBox
16 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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.
0
Votes