Discover Egypt’s Heritage at the Sharm el Sheikh Museum
Sharm el Sheikh Museum is one of the best Sharm El Sheikh Attractions & Things to Do.
If you are looking for a unique and memorable experience in Sharm el Sheikh, you should not miss the Sharm el Sheikh Museum, the first antiquities museum to be built in Sinai. It is a modern and interactive museum that showcases the different aspects of human civilization and culture in general, and ancient Egyptian civilization in particular.
About the Museum
The Sharm el Sheikh Museum was inaugurated by President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi in 2020, and it is located on Elsalam Road, near the Jolie Ville Resort and Casino. It covers an area of 11,000 square meters and has two main halls: the Grand Hall and the Hall of Civilization. It also has a garden, a gift shop, and a cafe.
Highlights of the Exhibits
The Sharm el Sheikh Museum displays over 5,000 artefacts from different periods of Egypt’s history, from prehistoric times to modern times. Some of the most impressive exhibits are:
- The inner and outer coffins of Isetemheb, the wife of the high priest of Amun Panedjem II, who was herself a priestess of Isis, Min, and Horus in Akhmim.
- The canopic jars, papyrus collection, cosmetics, and perfume vessels of Isetemheb.
- The head of a statue of Hatshepsut, the female pharaoh who ruled Egypt for over two decades.
- The Tanagra figurines depict women wearing a variety of dresses.
- The objects that display Sinai’s cultural heritage, such as pottery, jewellery, textiles, and musical instruments.
Other Activities at the Museum
Besides exploring the exhibits, you can also enjoy other activities at the Museum, such as:
- Taking an audio tour that will guide you through the museum’s stories and secrets.
- Sketching your favourite objects or scenes with pencils and sketchbooks (no pens or markers allowed).
- Shopping for souvenirs at the museum’s gift shop that sells books, postcards, replicas, and handicrafts.
- Relaxing at the museum’s cafe that offers drinks and snacks with a view of the garden.
How to Plan Your Visit
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Why You Should Go Sharm el Sheikh Museum
The Sharm el Sheikh Museum is more than just a museum. It is a place where you can immerse yourself in Egypt’s past and present, learn about its culture and people, and have fun at the same time. It is a place where you can travel with Egypt all in one day.
So what are you waiting for? Plan your visit today and get ready for an unforgettable adventure with Egypt Tor!
Museum Sharm El Sheikh Tour Itinerary and Inclusions
- Pick up from your hotel in Sharm el Sheikh by an air-conditioned vehicle.
- Drive to the museum, which is about 15 minutes away from the city centre.
- Enjoy a guided tour of the museum with a professional and knowledgeable guide, who will explain the history and significance of the exhibits.
- Explore the Grand Hall and the Hall of Civilization, where you can see over 5,000 artefacts from different periods of Egypt’s history.
- Visit the museum’s garden, where you can enjoy the fresh air and the greenery.
- Drop off at your hotel in Sharm el Sheikh by an air-conditioned vehicle.
- Transfer from and to your hotel in Sharm el Sheikh.
- Tickets to the museum.
- Tour guide service.
- Extra fees such as camera fees ($5) and audio tours ($5).
- Any personal expenses or tips.