|Ministry of Culture
Supreme Council of Antiquities
Secretary General Office
NEW HOURS for the Cairo Museum!
The Supreme Council of Antiquities announced today, April 10, 2002 that the Egyptian Museum in Cairo will be open everyday from 9am until 7pm. Dr. Zahi Hawass, the Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities said, that the new extended hours of the Museum will make it possible for all the tourist that are staying down town to see the Museum once or twice while they are here. In the evening the Egyptian artifacts will be displayed in an elegant and beautiful way. Also, the new hours should increase the ticket sales and this money can be used for the conservation and restoration of the Egyptian monuments.