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Egyptian musuem extends opening hours

The Egyptian museum in Tahrir Square to remain open an extra two hours on Fridays

Nevine El-Aref , Wednesday 27 Apr 2011
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Due to the influx of visitors to the Egyptian museum on Friday, the ministry of state for antiquities affairs has extended Friday’s visiting hours by two hours. The museum will now be open from 9:00am to 4:00pm, instead of 2:00pm. The closing time for the rest of the week will be remain at 7:00pm.

Museum director Tarek El-Awadi explained Friday's early closure on the need for cleaning and maintenance work.

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