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Military Museum

Citadel, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+20 2 512 9619
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This military museum records the history of the Egyptian army forces from Pharaonic times to present-day, featuring exhibits of weaponry, medals, military equipment, uniforms and 220 paints of famous battles.
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
3 Sep 2017
“Closed during July ”
23 May 2016
Citadel, Cairo 11511, Egypt
Citadel, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+20 2 512 9619
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

It's located inside the citadel So you have to pay the entrance of citadel (120 le) in order to go inside the area Since it's closed that time, I'm not sure whether extra ticket is needed for the museum or not. And if you pay...More

Thank J. Meng H
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

The interior was closed for renovation so I could only see the collection in the exterior. From visiting the outside only, I can say that because of its location, it's definitely worth the visit.

Thank j_g_5_K
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Worst museum ever , nothing more than political brainwashing . We were told Egypt has basically won every war it's fought . No mention of Israel no mention of anything remotely interesting . The displays look as if they were from a child's elementary school...More

Thank cdgardiner
Reviewed 4 April 2016

It has been closed for renovation but you have to walk up through the Citadel before you are told. This is not mentioned when you pay your entrance fee.

Thank Karensinden
Reviewed 29 December 2015

Would I drive here to see this place? No. Would I walk in here since I have already paid the 60 L.E. to enter the Citadel and this museum is inside? Yes. There are old tanks, airplanes, missiles, etc...that are cool to see and take...More

Thank Kyle L
Reviewed 13 April 2014

Worst review I have written. Total disappointment. Disjointed presentation of their rich and varied history. Each room had side areas with additional information but they were roped off. This museum helps you to realize how well all the other museums you have visited were presented.

Thank bethanddavetravels
Reviewed 28 June 2013

More than likely, you will visit the Mohamed Ali Mosque at the Citadel while in Cairo, so you should visit the Military Museum as well, since they are within the some complex. From the outside, the red stone coloured building looks more like a railway...More

Thank Tantiko
Reviewed 9 March 2013

This is a huge museum and is said to be the largest military museum world wide. It has some very interesting displays, and it is well maintained. Make it part of your visit to the Citadel.

Thank Melfangary
Reviewed 17 February 2013

Kids loved it, all the planes and tanks are outside , so kids can run around play and really enjoy the place .

Thank inverkip
Reviewed 3 February 2013

The military Museum along with Panorama October war, can make you imagine how the Egyptian army was able to defend the Egyptian land. And since it is placed in the citadel it add another attraction to the citadel

Thank Ahmed G
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