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Abdeen Palace Museum

Moustafa Abdel Raziq Street | off Abdeen Square, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+20 2 391 0042
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Lovely Place

Very nice Royal Residence turned to museum. i especially enjoyed seeing the former King Farooq's... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nada S
Fabulous museum!

This Cairo Museum (the former Egyptian Presidential Palace) will take your breath away - it is easy... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
ccastellar2017
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Formerly serving as a royal palace until the end of the monarchy in 1952, this history museum features a large collection of weapons and medals including knives, guns, cannons and an exhibit of medals.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“royal family” (4 reviews)
“ruling class” (2 reviews)
“tahrir square” (2 reviews)
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Moustafa Abdel Raziq Street | off Abdeen Square, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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+20 2 391 0042
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice Royal Residence turned to museum. i especially enjoyed seeing the former King Farooq's swords and guns. The silverware section was beautiful.

Thank Nada S
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This Cairo Museum (the former Egyptian Presidential Palace) will take your breath away - it is easy to take a taxi to - you will need a good 2 hours. Get the taxi to drive you to the "Azir Abdeen" entrance as this place is...More

Thank ccastellar2017
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Abdeen Palace or as the ticket says Abdine Palace costs 100EGP which is about 5€. It is more than it costs to enter the Egyptian museum or see the Spinx and the Pyramids for some reason or other. If you like weapons it is a...More

Thank Snubben
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

If you love weapons collections, this is your museum. There are actually five museums on the compound, but the largest is the Arms Museum (Military Museum), with a great collection of swords, firearms, and others weapons, some highly decorative, some more utilitarian. There is also...More

Thank avalon2020
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

This beautiful palace is located close to the famous Tahrir Square. You enter the palace from the side where you can by tickets. Only the museum is open and you sadly don't get access to the state and private apartments. The museum is very well...More

3  Thank Duncan S
Reviewed 31 December 2016

The place should tell the history of the Royals who used to live there and established the place to begin with, in addition to the historic and political events that took place in the past 60 years or so. Yet, you don't get to see...More

1  Thank Muhammad A
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Many items to see that belonged to the king Frouk and his royal family and how it was during the ruling class - 18th and 19th centuries .

Thank Squash_10
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Well, The Place is HUGE, Many Antiques, and The Museum is Full Of Modern Kings Of Egypt's Stuff including guns, Statues, Gifts from other rulers of other countries and also gifts from other rulers to presidents of Modern Egypt.

Thank Eldeheby
Reviewed 28 April 2016

This site was not high on our priority list but was close by and we had the time. We were pleasantly surprised to find it a nice escape from the noise and traffic of Cairo. Beautiful gardens walled off from the city and a terrific--mostly...More

Thank KentNewLondonMN
Reviewed 27 April 2016

if you were a fan of royalties ,history , weapons collections ,this is the right place to go , u will be mesmerized at every piece ,hundreds of unique pieces of weapons from different places and different era ,a wonderful place to visit ,one visit...More

Thank amgd a
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Nausheen K
8 December 2016|
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Response from avalon2020 |
100 egyptian pounds for foreigners (less for students and Egyptians)
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