The Minister of Tourism and Antiquities visits the renovation project of the Greco-Roman Museum in Alexandria
Dr. Khaled El-Enany, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities visited this afternoon the Greco-Roman Museum in Alexandria to follow up on the progress of work in the renovation and restoration project of the museum.
The Minister said that when opened this museum will be an important addition to the touristic and archeological attractions in Alexandria and that is of utmost importance to stick to the planned schedule.
Dr. Mostafa Waziry Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities said that the project of renovation and restoration of the museum started in 2018 in coordination with the Armed Forces Engineering Authority. He added that more than 86% of the project is complete.
The Museum will display around 20 thousand artifacts from the Greek and Roman eras, and it is one of the most important and oldest tourist and archaeological landmarks specialized in the Greco-Roman civilization in the Mediterranean in Alexandria. It also includes study and conference rooms, a library, a printing workshop, multimedia rooms, and a school for museum education for Children.