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Mahmoud Khalil Museum

By visiting it, you will enjoy the masterpieces of international art from photography, sculpture, ceramics and goblins. It contains 304 oil, water, and pastel paintings, and there are bronze, marble and gypsum statues, and their number reached 50. This is in addition to a large number of antique vases, carpets, and rare antique Najaf.


By this, we mean, one of the most important museums in Egypt and the Arab region, the Museum of "Mohamed Mahmoud Khalil and his wife", which overlooks the Nile River from the eastern side, and Giza Street from the western side. At first, it was a palace owned by the Egyptian politician "Mohamed Mahmoud Khalil", who built it in 1915 in the French style, with a total area of 538.75 square meters. After his death, the palace turned into a museum that was opened in July 1962.


The museum's most famous collection is the collection of works by 19th-century European artists, which includes 876 works by the most prominent artists of the influence school, and some works by artists of the Romantic and Classical school. We must also draw attention to that vital branching part of the museum, which is the site for the changing museum exhibits of the pioneers of plastic art, Egyptian and international. The first exhibition in the hall was under the title "Fayoum Faces Exhibition".