Agricultural Museum, Cairo

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The Agricultural Museum is a museum in Cairo, Egypt.
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. During the planning of the museum the director of Hungary’s Royal Agricultural Museum directed the work. An Hungarian national, Ivan Nagy, was the first director of the museum which was opened in 1938.
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.
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  • Our last attempt to visit, it was closed for maintenance (March 2018). A pattern emerges. My Cairene friends say it's great. From the outside (looking in) it's a gorgeous building in gorgeous grounds....  more »
  • 2 guys employed at a desk near the entrance informed us we could take photos of the outside - as if that helped - had really wanted to go there again especially as it had been upgraded  more »
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  • Good collection but still under conservation
  • Very good place
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