GEM Guided Tour: A Journey Through Time

Step back in time and explore the wonders of ancient Egypt with the GEM Guided Tour. This informative tour takes you through the remarkable Hanging Obelisk, the awe-inspiring Grand Hall, and the treasure trove of the Grand Staircase Gallery, where over 60 historically significant artefacts await – from royal statues and stelae to towering columns and sarcophagi.

Tour Highlights:

  • Hanging Obelisk
  • Statue of King Ramesses II
  • 10 Statues of Senusret
  • Victory Column of Merenpetah
  • Ptolemaic King and Queen Statues
  • Grand Staircase Gallery
  • GEM Gift Shop

Tour Details:

  • Starting point: Grand Hall
  • Timing: Tours start every hour
  • Duration: 45 minutes
  • Languages: English and Arabic

Book Your Ticket

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  • Contact Details
  • Payment

Important Information:

  • Free admission passes are offered to the following:
    • Children under the age of 4
    • Egyptians with special needs plus one caregiver
    • Egyptian tour guides (excluding weekends and public holidays)
    • Egyptian Military Veterans (excluding weekends and public holidays)
    • First degree family members of Egyptian martyrs (excluding weekends and public holidays)
    • Members of the International Council of Museums (ICOM)
  • Foreign spouses of Egyptians and their children are eligible to buy the Egyptian admission pass
  • For corporate and travel agency bookings, please contact
  • For school bookings, please contact
  • Parking is available on site for a fee
  • No outside food or beverage is allowed on the premises
  • Non-professional, non-commercial personal photography using mobile phones is permitted
  • Professional recording equipment, cameras with removable lenses, photography/camera lights, tripods, and drones are prohibited
  • All passes are non-transferable and non-refundable