Several Egyptian museums to open in 2023

by Asmaa Elwahy

Several Egyptian museums to open in 2023

According to Daily News, The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has said that many major projects will be inaugurated in 2023, mainly the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM).


Approximately 99.5% of the construction works in the GEM project have been completed, including 99% of the interior finishes, 98% of the flooring works of external squares and plantings, 96% of the electromechanical system works, 92% of the external roads surrounding the project, and 99.8% of the facades of the museum and Tutankhamun Hall. In addition, the museum completed the transfer and restoration of over 55,000 artifacts.


Meanwhile, according to the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities report, the Museum of the Capitals of Egypt in the New Administrative Capital has been completed and is ready for opening.

The Ministry also completed the restoration of Muhammad Ali Palace in Shubra and it is ready for opening.


Moreover, the report said that around 97% of the construction works in the Greco-Roman Museum in Alexandria have been completed.


The report also revealed that the project to restore and improve the efficiency of the Babylon Fortress in ancient Egypt has been completed and that it is ready for use.


Meanwhile, the Ministry has completed the restoration of the Jewish Ben Azra Synagogue in Old Cairo, as well as the construction of the visitors’ center in Imam Al-dome, Shafi’I’s and they are all ready for use.

In addition, 90% of the works in the project to restore the Sariyat Al-Jabal Mosque in the Citadel have been completed, and 70% of the works in the project to restore the Imhotep Museum in Saqqara have been completed.

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