The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat received a group of Egyptian university students of determination, in cooperation with the leadership preparation institute at the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.
Dr. Ahmed Ghoneim, CEO of the Museum Authority, expressed his complete happiness with this visit, which comes within the framework of the vital and effective role played by the museum to promote the rights of people of determination, improve the level of services provided to them, and make their visit inside the museum accessible and facilitating.
These students were received by Ms. Fayrouz Fikry, Executive Vice President of the Museum Authority for Administration and Operation, and Dr. Karim Qandil, Public Relations Officer of the Museum, where Ms. Fayrouz Fikry gave them an overview of the museum and its important role as a cultural and heritage institution, and they also learned about the heritage activities and events offered by the museum. and various art galleries.
Then the students visited the various halls of the museum, during which they were accompanied by a number of museum trustees, where they gave them a full explanation of the museum’s archaeological treasures, and how they highlight the creations of the Egyptian civilization in terms of archaeological, architectural and heritage treasures, which appears in the museum show scenario, which was praised by all museum visitors.
At the end of the visit, the students expressed their great admiration for the archaeological treasures they saw in the museum, and their happiness at being in this great edifice, which bears witness to the history of ancient Egypt and its ancient civilization. They were also keen to take a group of memorial photos.
It is noteworthy that the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization pays special attention to people of determination, as it is always keen to raise the efficiency of the services provided to them and qualify it to receive facilitated tourism for people of determination, in addition to providing publications about the museum in Braille.
It was inaugurated in April 2021, which coincided with the exceptional event organized by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities to transfer the royal mummies from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to their permanent display at the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in a majestic procession witnessed by the entire world, with the honor of His Excellency the President of the Republic.
The museum is the first of its kind in Egypt and the Arab world, as it is considered an integrated global civilization complex that gives its visitors the opportunity to sail on a journey through history to learn about successive Egyptian civilizations through 1,600 pieces displayed in its central hall, to shed light on the tangible and intangible heritage of Egypt. The hall is also equipped with screens. A digital display to enhance audience interaction with the collectibles and provide as much information as possible about the exhibited pieces.
The museum also includes the Royal Mummies Hall and the Egyptian Textile Hall, which opened in April 2022, coinciding with the first anniversary of the museum’s opening.