Egyptian Textile Museum reviews
This museum, tucked away in a historic building on Muizz street, is a must see. It has a brilliant selection of objects with fascinating text about textiles, their manufacture, use, and importance... more »
I went to the museum by coincidence with some friends and was truly astonished by the valuable display of textiles from the Ancient Egyptian era to the modern Ismalic era. The display was great and... more »
Extremely interesting and the staff are so friendly!
This museum allows one to travel through seven millennia of Egyptian history by focusing on the development of textiles which were influenced by and reflected events and trends in day-to-day life as well as in history, art, religion, politics, culture, commerce, and economics. Both the groupings under different themes and individual pieces on exhibit have clear, well-written descriptions in English. The staff was very courteous and there are some worthwhile items in the gift shop. Allow a minimum of four hours to get the benefit of what is on display.
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