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Abdeen Palace Museum: Tours & Tickets

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Formerly serving as a royal palace until the end of the monarchy in 1952, this history museum features a large collection of weapons and medals including knives, guns, cannons and an exhibit of medals.
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Moustafa Abdel Raziq Street | off Abdeen Square, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+20 2 391 0042
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Reviewed 22 September 2019 via mobile

A friend recommended visiting the Palace. Impressive grounds but what really made the experience special was the free tour of the palace. It was a pleasant surprise when we were informed that a free tour was about to start. The gentleman was a great storyteller...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Krazy4koffeeSA
Reviewed 22 August 2019

This museum in my opinion is a top priority to visit while in Cairo. Everything about it is just classy, well maintained and preserved. There is a lot of history about this place and a vast collection of the last dynasty in Egypt as well....More

Date of experience: July 2019
2  Thank 8SAB8
Reviewed 28 July 2019 via mobile

I visit a lot of place in Cairo and I highly recommend this palace to visit. There are alot of things to see. Beautiful garden. Lots of weapons swords and awards from 17th till 21 th of Century. The guns was very interesting for me....More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank 352asaft
Reviewed 25 July 2019

What a wonderful place to walk through the military history of Egypt. Not only can you read about the people who shaped Egypt, you can see the weapons they used to do it. The museum is packed with what has to be one of the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Mike H
Reviewed 6 May 2019

The palace is amazing but the only accessible part of it is the museum part, which is a shame as you don't get to see the actual living quarters and reception areas.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank salimotravel
Reviewed 14 February 2019

Visited grand former palace of Egypt’s last royal regent, King Farouk’s Abdeen and toured the Museum facility of Arms, Armour, Weaponery & State Gifts - quite lavish & beautiful! Enjoy!

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank David B L
Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

The former Royal Palace, now a series of extraordinary museums. The upstairs areas are still in use to host international leaders, but much of the lower areas are now Museums. The Arms Museum was established by King Farouk and features an amazing collection of historical...More

Date of experience: January 2019
7  Thank Pantherboy
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Wow. What a wonderful place to visit and see all the collections they have. The first floor is not open for visits. Only the museums on the ground floor. The staff is more than excellent and really made this visit delightful.

Date of experience: July 2018
5  Thank walidm158
Reviewed 22 July 2018

I would recommend this to outdoor people even though the inside is great!! The outdoor area has the legendary arch-like terrace that the royal band used to play on in the morning as the king woke up.There are 2 of those,but only one people are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
5  Thank FS1414
Reviewed 16 May 2018

The "palace" wasn't very opulent on the outside, and the museum rooms not overly impressive for those who don't care about weapons. The room of gifts made me contemplate about the waste of time and resources governments spend giving useless things to each other that...More

Date of experience: May 2018
5  Thank EileenMtShasta
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Amr L
16 November 2018|
Response from Pantherboy | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is parking directly across from the entrance, where the ticket office is.
22 August 2018|
Response from EileenMtShasta | Reviewed this property |
It might be closed during the feasts.
4 December 2017|
Response from FATIMA-SOLIMAN |
There is huge garden but not allowed to walk over the green while you can sit and have a drink watching the landscap