El Gouna Museum in El Gouna, Egypt

El Gouna Museum

This museum focuses on ancient Egyptian history and art, with over 90 exhibits including statue replicas (made by the Egyptian Cultural Investment Company), stones and musical instruments. Opened in January 1996, it is designed to give tourists an insight into the Ancient Egyptian culture. Facilities include 3 interactive computer displays giving descriptions of each exhibit, and also an exhibition hall of 52 contemporary Egyptian paintings by Hussein Bikar. Located in the Museum building, Kafr El Gouna, it is also surrounded by souvenir shops selling small statues, books, papyrus paintings, postcards and modem Egyptian art. Ext. 2406