Gayer-Anderson Museum

Gayer-Anderson Museum

The Gayer-Anderson Museum is an art museum located in Cairo, the capital of Egypt. Its location is located next to the famous and huge Ahmed Ibn Tulun Mosque in the Sayeda Zeinab neighborhood.


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Museum receives visits all days

Museum receives visits all days

The Gayer Anderson Museum receives visits all days of the week from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, knowing that the ticket office closes at 3 pm, including holidays, holidays and events. The prices ...
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Writing room photos

Writing room photos

Writing room photos. It is an office room that contains the typewriter that was used to write letters in the past, and a number of office tools that were used by the owner ...
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When you visit the house of Al-Kiritliya

When you visit the house of Al-Kiritliya

What is certain when you visit the house of Al-Kiritliya, is that you will find there are many exhibits, wooden and copper antiques and antiques made of granite that will draw your attention ...
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When you visit the Gayer Anderson Museum

When you visit the Gayer Anderson Museum

When you visit the Gayer Anderson Museum in Cairo, start wandering around the place, and let your general viewing be the first activities that you do in this house. In the place you ...
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unique and unforgettable journey

Unique and unforgettable journey

Tourism in Cairo is characterized by various attractions that give the visitor and the one coming to it from all over the world a unique and unforgettable journey. Perhaps the most prominent of ...
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Gayer Anderson Museum has a number of artifacts

Gayer Anderson Museum has a number of artifacts

The real history of the Ottoman Empire is just a historical stage characterized by many aspects, and the Gayer Anderson Museum has a number of artifacts dating back to that particular era that ...
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Gair Anderson relinquished the house

Gair Anderson relinquished the house

Upon the death of Gair Anderson in 1945, he had relinquished the house that he had restored and lived in and transferred all the valuable artifacts to him and gave up all its ...
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Restoration of the two houses

Restoration of the two houses

Anderson spent huge sums of money on the restoration of the two houses located next to the Ahmed Ibn Tulun Mosque in the same previous architectural style. A piece of furniture found in ...
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Gayer did not live alone in the house

Gayer did not live alone in the house

Suleiman al-Kiritli, the Greek custodian of the tomb of Sidi Harun al-Husayni Gayer did not live alone in the house, but he hired an old servant who worked for the Cretan lady, and ...
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English officer and doctor named Gayer Anderson

English officer and doctor named Gayer Anderson

An English officer and doctor named Gayer Anderson was passing in front of the home in his youth to see an Egyptian girl standing in the burqa in the Mashrabiya, and he went ...
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house on the mountain

House on the mountain

Abdul Qadir Al-Haddad decided in the year 1540 AD to build a house on the mountain, in the area of Al-Sayyida Zainab and Al-Khalifa, which is a small mountain called Jabal Shukr. 1642 ...
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Textiles at home

Textiles at home

Textiles in the home are one of the most important and beautiful items that you will see, as they are hundreds of years old, and most of them are handmade. Curtains, upholstery and ...
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Copper utensils and details

Copper utensils and details

One of the most important features of the ancient Egyptian house was the presence of copper pots and details in the form of jugs and equipment used for drinking and cooking, and it ...
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Wooden furniture in the antique house

Wooden furniture in the antique house

See a collection of pictures of wooden furniture in the archaeological Islamic house, the character and the accuracy of the manufacturer in shaping wood and making delicate ornaments and forming with shells in ...
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Brief history of the Gayer Anderson Museum

Brief history of the Gayer Anderson Museum

A brief history of the Gayer Anderson Museum, which is located within a group of Islamic monuments in the old tourist area in the center of the capital, Cairo, including the Ahmed Ibn ...
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Visit Gayer-Anderson Museum Daily from 9 am

Visit Gayer-Anderson Museum Daily from 9 am

Visit the Gayer Anderson Museum daily from 9 am next to the Ahmed Ibn Tulun Mosque in downtown Cairo to spend a beautiful day in the past with the timeless Islamic relics. This ...
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shooting in this charming place

Shooting in this charming place

Many films that took place in the nineteenth century were shooting in this charming place to take advantage of the wooden decorations, mashrabiyas and ancient Arab furnishings. As well as the use of ...
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Built by certainly one of Cairo's notables

Built by certainly one of Cairo’s notables

The al-Kiritliya House, that was built by certainly one of Cairo's notables, Muhammad al-Jazzar in 1631 AD, is known as one of many rare and precious Islamic monuments in Cairo, since it gives ...
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later turned into a museum

Later turned into a museum

The owner of this house, which was later turned into a museum, was an English officer who joined the Medical Corps of the Royal Egyptian Army in 1904 and was later used in ...
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How many servants inside Gayer Anderson home

How many servants inside Gayer Anderson home

How many servants inside Gayer Anderson home, which will be considered an architectural masterpiece that contains several archaeological treasures from ancient Egyptian times, which was collected by Jayer Anderson, an officer in the ...
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Home turned into an Egyptian museum

Home turned into an Egyptian museum

I invite you to visit the home, which turned into an Egyptian museum, where, through the stay of Officer Anderson in the house of Al-Kiritliya, he surely could collect many different furniture, rugs, ...
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House of English doctor who loved antiquities

The house of the English doctor who loved antiquities

The house of the English doctor who loved archeology. It is located in the ancient place on Ahmed Bin Tulun Street, next to the Sayeda Zainab area. The Jayer Anderson Museum is named ...
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From the roof of the house

From the roof of the house

Pictures from the roof of the house showing the surrounding popular place with an authentic Egyptian character. We note in the construction of this roof that it was not without aesthetic features and ...
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Famous Egyptian historical landmark

Famous Egyptian historical landmark

High quality pictures presenting a famous Egyptian historical landmark, one of the distinguished Islamic houses of the Ottoman era. You must visit it. Its name is the Gayer Anderson Museum and it is ...
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The main rooms in the house

The main rooms in the house

The main rooms in the home are in the initial house built by the master Abdul Qadir Al-Haddad in 1540 AD (947 AH), referred to as the House of Amna Bint Salem and ...
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Visit house that turned into a museum

Visit house that turned into a museum

Do you want to visit the house that has been turned into a museum in Cairo? You have to ask about the Cretille House to see this place where an English officer lived ...
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Awesome use of wood and seashells

Awesome use of wood and seashells

You see in these pictures a wonderful use of wood and seashells in the ceilings and furniture in the rooms of the house. These works require a lot of work and special skill ...
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Interested in antiquities

Interested in antiquities

Gayer Anderson was born in Britain in 1881 AD, and worked as a physician in the English army and was one of the officers who served in the English army and the Egyptian ...
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House of Al-Kiritliya

House of Al-Kiritliya

See the house, which was known as (House of Al-Kiritliya), and was considered a living Islamic museum. It has a unique and unrepetitive architectural style, where there are mashrabiyas and the atmosphere of ...
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Antique paintings and accessories

Antique paintings and accessories

He saw a rare collection of antique paintings and accessories found in the Gayer Anderson Museum, located next to the Ahmed Ibn Tulun Mosque, and it is the house in which the officer ...
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The building takes its name from the name of its pioneering owner R.G. Gayer Anderson Pasha, who resided inside it between 1935 and 1942, and his residence was with special permission from the Egyptian government. The museum is noted for certainly being one of the remaining examples of 17th-century local architecture in Cairo, and also for its collection of furniture, carpets, antiques, and other things. It is a living museum of a place where people once lived and it is wonderful and an enjoyable visit that you cannot miss. You can now go to Egypt and see this wonderful place.