Hurghada Museum is the first antiquities museum in al‑Bahr al‑Ahmar (Red Sea) Governorate. It is also the first museum of its kind, in that it is the fruitful result of a collaborative effort between the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, al‑Bahr al‑Ahmar (Red Sea) Governorate, and the private sector. The construction of the museum was funded by the private sector, The museum contains 2000 artifacts that tell story of Egypt, from the Ancient Egyptian, Greco-Roman, Jewish, to the Christian, Islamic, and Modern eras. These objects underline the museum’s theme, which is to present the concept of beauty in Egypt.
Museum Hours every day: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm (ticket window closes at 12:00 pm) Evening Hours: 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm (ticket window closes at 10:00 pm)
- 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, or offensive language or actions. - Please be mindful of others, and be quite 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 in the museum. - Appropriate attire is requested. - Please do not lie down on seats or on the floor, or take off your shoes. - Please follow all posted signs and visitor instructions.
- Private photography and video recordings are permitted inside the museum only after paying for the photography ticket fees. - Please refrain from taking photographs of other visitors or staff as it may violate their personal rights. - Taking photographs and video recordings for commercial use (TV, cinema, programmes, advertising, documentary clips, etc.) are permitted only after obtaining permission from the concerned authorities and paying the appropriate fees. - Please refrain from using flash photography. - Please refrain from using tripods or monopods unless it is for commercial use.
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.