Agricultural Museum, Egypt

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Agricultural Museum
المتحف الزراعي
Established 1938; 80 years ago (1938)
Location Dokki, Giza, Egypt
Type Agricultural museum
Website Official website

The Agricultural Museum is a museum in Cairo, Egypt.

History and profile[edit]

The Palace of Princess Fatima, the daughter of Khedive Ismail, was chosen to be remodeled to house the museum, and construction of the museum started in November 1930.[1] During the planning of the museum the director of Hungary’s Royal Agricultural Museum directed the work.[2] A Hungarian national, Ivan Nagy, was the first director of the museum which was opened in 1938.[2]

The museum is made up of separate museums: the museum of Ancient Egyptian agriculture; museum of scientific models; museum of plant wealth; Syria museum; the Greek, Roman, Coptic, and Islamic museum; and the cotton museum.[2]


  1. ^ Kamel, Seif. "The Agriculture Museum in Cairo". TourEgypt. Archived from the original on 5 January 2009. Retrieved 26 January 2009. 
  2. ^ a b c Clare Davies. "Archive Map: Egypt" (PDF). Speak Memory. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 October 2014. Retrieved 5 October 2014. 

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Coordinates: 30°2′48″N 31°12′32″E / 30.04667°N 31.20889°E / 30.04667; 31.20889