26 Kasr Al Nile Fifth Floor Next To (1.7 km from Gayer-Anderson Museum)
Situated in Cairo Pharoah's Palace features accommodation with private balconies. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant a 24-hour front desk and a shared kitchen along with free WiFi. The hostel has family rooms.
49 Nobar Street Downtown Bab El Lou (1.8 km from Gayer-Anderson Museum)
Located in Downtown Cairo Osiris Hotel is just a 500 metres walk from the Egyptian Museum. It offers free Wi-Fi in public areas and a roof-top terrace that offers views of downtown Cairo. The bright air-conditioned rooms are simply furnished.
8 Ibrahim Naguib Garden City (2.0 km from Gayer-Anderson Museum)
Garden Season Hotel features air-conditioned rooms with flat-screen TV in the Garden City district of Cairo. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant a 24-hour front desk and room service along with free WiFi.
92 C Mohamed Farid St Abdin Sq. (2.1 km from Gayer-Anderson Museum)
Located in Cairo city centre just a few minutes walk from the Egyptian Museum this 3-star hotel boasts a strategic position directly in front of the Mohamed Najeeb underground station.
Falaky Square 38 (2.2 km from Gayer-Anderson Museum)
Stop at Amin Hotel to discover the wonders of Cairo. Both business travelers and tourists can enjoy the property's facilities and services. Service-minded staff will welcome and guide you at Amin Hotel.
Falaky Square 38 (2.2 km from Gayer-Anderson Museum)
Located in Cairo 300 metres from AUC Main Campus Amin Hotel features a shared lounge. Boasting a 24-hour front desk this property also provides guests with a sun terrace. The restaurant serves steakhouse and local as well as Middle eastern dishes.
11 Sherif Basha In Front Of El Lewa (2.2 km from Gayer-Anderson Museum)
Set in Cairo 1.1 km from Tahrir Square Golden Star Hostel features air-conditioned rooms and a terrace. Among the facilities at this property are a 24-hour front desk and a shared kitchen along with free WiFi throughout the property.
Set in Cairo 700 metres from Tahrir Square City Palace Hotel offers air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi and express check-in and check-out.
The City Hotel is situated in the center of Cairo less than a 1-minute walk from the Egyptian Museum and Tahrir Square.
New Grand Royal Hotel provides rooms in Cairo near Tahrir Square and The Egyptian Museum.
Overlooking Egypt Museum and located 250 metres from Sadat metro station City Hotel offers a great window for going around Cairo.
Located in Downtown Cairo City View Hotel is a perfect starting point from which to explore Cairo.
Situated in Cairo's city centre this inn offers comfortable accommodation with free private parking and breakfast included just minutes from.
Hotel Grand Royal is located in Cairo City Centre. Rooms are decorated with white colours and wooden furniture.
Situated within 200 metres of Cairo Museum and Nile Hilton Shopping Centre Cleopatra Hotel offers rooms in Cairo.
Built in 1950 our art deco hotel in the heart of Cairo still provides a warm family welcome and an outstanding location from which to explore this.
Located a 5-minute walk from the Egyptian Museum in Cairo’s city centre Hotel Vienna features free Wi-Fi access and an airport shuttle.
700 metres from The Egyptian Museum Grand City Hotel is situated in Cairo and offers free WiFi a tour desk and a ticket service.
Set in Cairo 400 metres from Tahrir Square Tahrir Square Hostel provides air-conditioned rooms and a shared lounge.
Located 1.1 km from The Egyptian Museum, Cairo International Hostel Downtown features rooms with air conditioning in Cairo. The property is around 1.
Located in Cairo 100 metres from Tahrir Square Cairo Hub Hostel features air-conditioned rooms and a shared lounge.
This hostel is located in central Cairo just 200 metres from the famous Talat Harb Square.
Located in Cairo 1.1 km from Tahrir Square Abdeen Palace Hostel features air-conditioned rooms and a shared lounge.
Kings Palace Hotel decorated in true Arabian Night style is the perfect destination for budget travellers and backpackers.
The Gayer-Anderson Museum in Cairo is an iconic museum located in the heart of the city. It was built in 1632 by Muhammed Ali Pasha, a powerful Ottoman governor and founder of Egypt's modern dynasty. The museum is named after two British officers, Major Robert and Captain John Gayer-Anderson, who occupied the building until 1942.
The museum houses an impressive collection of artifacts belonging to various ancient Egyptian dynasties including Pharaonic artifacts, Roman and Coptic artifacts as well as Islamic art pieces. The most remarkable pieces include a magnificent wooden door from the 18th Dynasty, painted ceilings dating back to the Mamluk period and several wooden screens decorated with intricate Islamic artworks. It also displays a vast number of coins and ceramic objects from various countries.
Apart from its historical significance, Gayer-Anderson Museum is renowned for its stunning architecture which integrates elements of both French and Oriental styles. Visitors can admire the beautiful stained glass windows located on the first floor and admire its grand staircase that leads up to an uncovered courtyard surrounded by small rooms full of antiques and curiosities collected by the two officers throughout their stay in Egypt.
Moreover, visitors can learn about life during the Muhammad Ali period by visiting the make-shift hospital set up by Major Gayer Anderson for wounded soldiers during World War II or ponder upon his eclectic collection of books housed in a special library room filled with rare manuscripts.
A visit to Gayer-Anderson Museum is not only a journey into ancient civilizations but also an opportunity to explore one man’s quest for knowledge as he sought to collect extraordinary objects from all corners of the world while weaving together different cultural influences into one harmonious whole.