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The Nubian Museum

By : Marian Reda | 21 June 2020

The Nubian Museum celebrates the culture and civilization of the Nubian region of Egypt from prehistoric times to the present. It is located in the city of Aswan, on the eastern bank of the Nile, 899 kilometres south of Cairo.

1. Description

The Museum was designed by the Egyptian architect Mahmoud El-Hakim. The Nubian Museum occupies 50,000 of space on the banks of the Nile in Aswan. 7,000 were used for the construction of the Museum. The Nubian museum consists of three floors: the first floor is underground level, and contains shops and workshops; the second floor is a large hall for exhibiting artifacts, and the third floor houses a library, cafeteria, rooms for museum secretaries, photocopiers and microfilm rooms. Upon entering this historic museum, one encounters friendly faces and the utmost hospitality of the museum staff. Their manner and enthusiasm for history have taken us back a few hundred years when life was much simpler. Leaving the museum later in the evening, one feels much happier, much more peaceful, as if one has entered another era … where simplicity and joy are in control. The museum also explains the history of Nubia from prehistoric times to the present day. On a personal level, one learns a lot about the history of Nubia and Egypt during the visit. It is a wonderful place you could visit it with Magic life tours.

2. History

The Nubian Museum (officially the International Museum of Nubia) is an archaeological museum located in Aswan, Upper Egypt. It was built to a design by architect Mahmoud El-Hakim for an estimated construction cost of LE 75 million. Dedicated to Nubian culture and civilization, it was inaugurated on November 23, 1997. You can simply explore the Nubian museum to learn about the nubian History.



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