Your Allover Egypt tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo. Start your full-day tour with The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, The NMEC is the first of its kind in Egypt and the Arab world. It presents the full range of the richness and diversity of Egyptian civilization throughout the ages, from prehistoric times to the present day by focusing on its continuity and stability as demonstrated by its tangible and intangible heritage. The museum’s exceptional collection includes the royal mummies, which are exhibited in a new interactive display using 221st-century cutting-edge technology to go beneath the wrappings and reveal their secrets, in addition to shedding light on the rituals and religious beliefs surrounding mummification in ancient Egypt.
Considered the crown jewel of the museum, the Royal Mummies’ Hall is specially designed to display the mummies of the ancient Kings and Queens of Egypt. The design aims to give the visitor the feeling of strolling down the Valley of The Kings, where most of these mummies were originally resting. The hall includes 20 Royal mummies,18 Kings, and 2 Queens, from the 17th until the 20th dynasty. The most famous mummies are Hatshepsut (Maatkare), Thutmose Ill (Menkheperre), and Seqenenre Taa 11.
You will see one of the most important and largest antiquities museums in the world, and it is the first museum to be dedicated to the entirety of Egyptian civilization where more than 50,000 artifacts will relate to the stages of the development of civilization from the earliest times to the modern era. Then drive back to your hotel.