Equipped with high-standard museum showcases by WANGDA SHOWCASES, Hurghada Museum Opens to Public With Impressive Collection. Hurghada Museum is not only the first antiquities museum in al Bahr al Ahmar (Red Sea) Governorate, but also the first museum that is the result of a joint project between the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, al Bahr al Ahmar (Red Sea) Governorate, and the private sector.
The inauguration of the museum was attended by Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly, the Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled El Enani and head of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri.
The museum was constructed on 10,000 square meters in the heart of the city.The museum houses over 1,791 artefacts which are exhibited according to various themes such as the Islamic, Coptic, and royal periods, through an extensive collection of artifacts, sculptures and portraits in ancient Egypt. Additionally, more distinct items are exhibited, such as Coptic icons, a decorated case which encases the Torah scrolls, oil painting portraits, as well as a unique bust statue of queen Meritamun.Most of the items were taken from artifact storages from areas in the Red Sea area as well as from the rest of the country.