Crocodile Museum

Crocodile Museum

Aswan

The Crocodile Museum is located next to the Kom Ombo temple, north of Aswan. This museum has highlighted the crocodile-headed god Sobek since it was opened in 2012. Its main exhibition hall displays the mummified mummies of Nile crocodiles. The longest crocodile was 4.30 m, while the smallest was 2 m.

In addition to a collection of crocodile fetuses, eyes, and golden and ivory teeth of mummified crocodiles. The museum also shows statues of different sizes of the god Sobek and a tomb model that simulates what was discovered in the Shutb cemetery. It shows the burial methods and the pottery coffins that contained this sacred animal's mummy.

to download the museum brochure click here!

Location

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

From

07:00 AM

To

09:00 PM

Opening Hours

Tickets

Area entry: FOREIGNERS: Adult: EGP 240 / Student: EGP 120 EGYPTIANS/ ARABS: Adult: EGP 40 / Student: EGP 20 Inclusive tickets allowing entry into Kom Ombo Temple and Crocodile Museum

Our Insider Tips

Last Ticket

The tickets window closes at 4:00 PM

Free tickets

Except Friday, Saturday and public holidays: 1. Egyptians and Arabs seniors aged 60 and over 2- Egyptians and Arabs special needs 3- Orphaned children 4- Public schools trips primary and preparatory school

General Policies

- Please do not touch any exhibits or showcases. - Food and drinks are not allowed within the galleries, except for small water bottles. - Smoking is prohibited throughout the museum. - Please refrain from disorderly, disruptive, and offensive language or actions. - Please be mindful of others, and be quiet when using your cell phone. - Audio players are not permitted throughout the museum. - For the safety of the exhibits, please do not use flashlights or laser pointers inside the museum. - Appropriate attire is requested. - Please do not lay down on seats or on the floor, and do not remove your shoes. - Please follow all posted signs and visitor instructions.

Photography

- Private photography is permitted inside the museum after paying ticketfees. - Please refrain from taking photographs of other visitors or staff as it may violate their personal rights. - Please refrain from taking video recordings (cell phone, cameras) in the galleries unless you have paid the appropriate ticket fees. - Taking photographs and video recordings for commercial use (TV, cinema, programmes, advertising, documentary clips, et) are permitted only after obtaining permissionfrom the concerned authority and paying the daily rate. - Please refrain from using flash photography. - Please refrain from using tripods or monopods except for permitted commercial use

Sketching

With regards to the students of Art Faculties, please conduct yourself respectively in regards to the following:  The use of pens and pen markersare prohibited in all galleries: only pencils may be used in taking notes or sketching.  Sketchbooksexceeding 18 x 24 inches are not permitted.  Please do not hinder visitor traffic flow in the galleries by blocking visitors or walking paths.

Emergency

 In times of emergency such as an earthquake or fire, please follow the instructions of museum staff.  In the event of an earthquake, please move away from large sculptures, displaycases, and other objects that may fall down.

Items that Are Not Allow

Large bags, large backpacks, Luggage or parcels larger than 40x40cm are not permitted into the museum, but you will beallowed to store them in the cloakroom. Bags and backpacks may be subject to search at any time. Do not bring any sharp itemsor dangerous materials into the museum, such as knives, screwdrivers, scissors, and firearms. These items must be stored in the cloakroom. Do not bring umbrellas into the museum, please leave store them in the cloakroom. Do not bring folding seats or any other type of transportable seatinginside the galleriesbefore you obtain permission from the museum security. Animals or pets are not allowed to enter the museum. Musical instruments are not allowed inside the museum. Do not bring any advertising banners or carry placards or signs inside the museum unless you obtain approval from the concerned authorities.

Families with Children

Children must be accompanied by an adult inside the museum at all times. For the safety of your children and the exhibits, please ensure that children do not run, play, or bump into exhibits or visitors.

Our Services

Gift Shop

Café

Toilet