Hurghada Museum Tour | Best Things to do in Hurghada Egypt Tours
One of the best things to do in Hurghada is to visit Hurghada Museum. The Hurghada Museum is a must-visit place while you are in Hurghada, Makadi Bay, Sahl Hasheesh, and Soma Bay.
The aim of the Museum is to build a bridge between the past and the future and allow the visitor to experience Egyptian History. Museums in general are the eternal heritage of humanity and the memories of living people.
Hurghada Museum had been designed in accordance with world-class museum standards to display the aesthetic and luxurious side of the Egyptian civilization throughout the ages.
Hurghada Museum Tour will reveal some secrets of the Ancient Egyptian civilization. Although, will clear the outlines of Egyptian history from the Predynastic era till the modern Egyptian Era.
The Museum will give you a perfect idea about the social pyramid in ancient Egypt. In fact, you will see the servant’s statues grinding grain comparing Tutankhamun treasures.
Hurghada Museum house more than 1000 pieces and is displayed according to the different ages. In other words, the artifacts narrate the history of Egypt from the Pharaonic Era, The Greco-Roman Era, Coptic Era, Islamic Era, and the Modern Egyptian Era.
Hurghada Museum Tour – Religion in ancient Egypt
The Museum has the contents of a Pharaonic tomb and it will give you a great idea about the burial habits in ancient Egypt. The Egyptian religion and beliefs about the afterlife. There are also statues of gods like Osiris, Isis, Ptah, Sekhmet, and Bes. Listen to the story of Osiris myth from your guide and the healing power of goddesses Isis and Hathor. Learn about Egyptian spiritual life and healing, and ask about the Egyptian root of Tarots.
While you are at Hurghada Museum, do not miss the statue of Meritamun, the daughter of Ramses II and Nefertari. The statue is a masterpiece of Egyptian art that dates back to The New Kingdom of Ancient Egypt, the nineteenth dynasty.
Do not miss the Coptic icons, Torah scrolls, and Islamic pieces. In addition, Jewelry sets from multiple Egyptian eras. Finally, you will end your tour before leaving the Museum with the Khedive jewelry collection.
If you like to know more about things to do in Hurghada and different attractions in Hurghada, please read our articles on Hurghada excursions and what to do in Hurghada Egypt.
Our archaeologist guide will pick up you at the agreed time from your hotel to Hurghada Museum. The visit will last between 90-120 minutes.
Hurghada Museum is the first national Museum on the Red Sea coast. It is the first to be inaugurated in partnership with the private sector in Egypt. The Museum is opened on Saturday, 29th February 2020 and it covers 100,000 square meters building features 4 exhibition halls with an entertainment area, shopping complex, and parking lots.
Hurghada Museum houses more than 1791 artifacts including all the monuments of the Red Sea governorate. The selected pieces include artifacts from Wadi Al-Hammamat, Mons Porphyrites, or the Roman city in Gouna, Mons Claudianus, the Roman city monuments in Safaga, and Wadi Gasus, south of Sinai.
Hurghada Museum will include artifacts belonging to various eras, including gold pieces, artifacts belonging to the family of Mohamed Ali, regarded as the founder of modern Egypt, and a Roman theater.
The museum is designed to show the ‘Beauty and Luxury’ of the ancient Egyptian civilization through its different dynasties. The museum displays artifacts that show the comfort of the house and furniture and cosmetics used by the ancient Egyptians such as hair accessories, wigs, creams, perfumes, and jewelry.
Artifacts show daily activities such as hunting and fishing, as well as musical instruments and scenes from dance and musical performances from the Pharaonic era to modern times. A model showing how a perfume was made and how ancient Egyptians decorated their tombs are exhibited.
The Museum will house an Egyptian tomb that covers 120 square meters including a sarcophagus, golden mummies, a child mummy, Canopic jars, and tens of Ushabti statues. The museum houses pieces were discovered on February 7th in Luxor and 24 wooden pieces from a shipwreck were found 5.3 KM to the south of Hurghada near Sadana islands. The boat was 50 meters long, 15 meters wide, and able to carry 900 tons.
At the end of your tour inside the Museum, you will have some free time on your own then we will drive you back to your hotel in Hurghada, Makadi, Soma Bay, Safaga, and Sahl Hasheesh.