Don't miss when in Cairo, the history of Egyptian textile since the Pharaoh's days. Note: pic is form nearby location as its not allowed to take pix inside
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One of the smaller museums, right in the middle of the Medieval City (I visited it several times well before 2015 but tripadvisor does not give me that option). If you are interested in historical textile this is a great place to visit. Beautiful collection,...More
it shows many textiles from many cultures and ages; pharaonic, coptic, islamic, and others, we were 3 young friends and we enjoyed that museum, some of the showed items were funny as well.. the ticket was so cheap too..
This area alone is well worth a visit in old Cairo with the market streets all around it making it a must see and an hour in the textile museum tops off the day. There is some very interesting textiles in here including a nappie...More
Lovely small museum,in the heart of the beautiful restored street Shara Moez in the Khan!! beautiful textiles from,the past, clothes , curtain bedcovers etc!!
If you like textiles, this is an excellent spot to visit. It starts with the very earliest scraps of fabric, preserved from thousands of years ago, and continues through Egypt's long history. Good exhibits and well labeled. Wishing they had a gift shop!
specially for arts students and people in love with timeline style :D that's the best place in AL moez street we going to see pharaohs Islamic Coptic all the cultures been in Egypt represented there a part of " qesot el ka'aba" a story of...More
Fantastic collection of Egyptian textiles from the last 3500 years, all clearly labelled and well displayed. The building itself is a gem, being the Sabil-Kuttab of Mohammed Ali Pasha. Entry fee was EGP20 and the museum is located in the Bain il Qasreen area, opposite...More
Diapers (nappies), laundry lists, flokati rugs... It was all there some 3500 years ago. I echo the previous reviews on all points. What "blew me away" though, were some of the Pharaonic items from about 3500 years ago. 1) A triangular baby's diaper (nappy) made...More