Citadel Prison Museum
 
 
 

 


  

Located next to the National Police Museum at the northern end of the Citadel, the Citadel Prison Museum consists of several actual cells that were in use from the time of Salah El-Din (Saladin) until the 20th century. Mannequins dressed in historical costume sit in some of the cells to illustrate their use. Signs identifying the era represented by each “prisoner” are in Arabic and English.

HOURS OF OPERATION:
Open daily, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM

TICKET COST:
Included in general admission to the Citadel

LOCATION:
The Citadel, Cairo

DIRECTIONS:
BY BUS: Bus numbers 174 and 173 stop at Midan Salah ad-Din, in front of the Citadel

BY TAXI: Ask for “al-a’-ah”

Abdeen Palace Exterior

 
Abdeen Palace