Mahmoud Khalil Museum

Mahmoud Khalil Museum

On the western bank of the Nile this museum was established. It was opened in 1962 and reopened in September 1995 after renewing it. The Museum takes the name of its creator who was a leading art collector. On his death, he bequested the Museum to the government.

It includes an assorted collection of art pieces from various European schools of the 19th century and the early 20th. This collection includes painting by Van Gogh, Gauguin, Rubens, Constable and others.

There are also paintings by a number of leading Egyptian painters such as Mahmoud Sa'id and Mohammed Nagui.


Flowers painting by Delacroix


"Some Roses in a Filed" by Monticelli


"Wazz Coast at Pont Wazz" by Pissaro


Snow under the sun by Pissaro

"Washers" by Pissaro

"Red Sails" by Cottet

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