National Police Museum
 
 
 

 


  

Located on the northern end of the Citadel terrace, the National Police Museum focuses on some of the most infamous crimes in Egyptian history and how the police discovered and arrested the culprits. The objects on display include photographs from crime scenes, some weapons used in assassination attempts (including the failed attempt on President Gamal Abdel Nasser’s life in 1954), and objects seized from tomb robbers. Labels are in Arabic and English.

HOURS OF OPERATION:
Daily, 8:30-4:30

TICKET COST:
Included in entrance to the Citadel

LOCATION:
The Citadel

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

BY TAXI: Ask for “al-el-ah”

The museum is not wheelchair accessible.

Abdeen Palace Exterior

Exterior of the National Police Museum at night (Jennifer Willoughby)