Egypt’s Capitals Museum ( ECM )

Egypt’s Capitals Museum ( ECM )


The museum is located at the City of Arts and Culture in the New Administrative Capital of Egypt. The museum showcasing the story of the Egyptian Capitals and its development through the history of Egypt from the oldest city capital "Memphis" to the newest capital.  The museum is one of its kind in Egypt, as it is focused mainly on the Egyptian Capitals.

Six main capitals were selected to be the highlight of display: Memphis, Thebes, Tell el Amarna, Alexandria, Islamic Cairo, and Khedival Cairo. These capitals played a significant role in Egyptian history.

The museum has two main galleries; one is dedicated to the Egyptian Capitals, and the other is illustrated the ancient Egyptian beliefs and afterlife.

Museum vision

Conservation of the Egyptian cultural and administrative heritage through reviving the concept of Egypt’s changing capitals across the millennia, while emphasizing Egypt’s leading role in establishing prominent administrative systems in a unique, one-of-its-kind museum.











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FOREIGNERS: Adult: EGP 200 / Student: EGP 100 Photography ( Personal Use – Without Flash ) : EGP 50 Camera Holder : EGP 20 EGYPTIANS/ARABS: Adult: EGP 80 / Student: EGP 40 Photography ( Personal Use – Without Flash ) : EGP 20 Camera Holder : EGP 10

Our Insider Tips

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.


- 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 camera holder until after purchasing its ticket.

Visit Hours

Museum Hours every day: 09:00 am – 2:00 pm (ticket window closes at 1:00 pm) Evening Hours: 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm (ticket window closes at 7:00 pm)

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