Sherouk Magdy

3 Must-Visit Author Museums In Cairo

Literature lovers, this is for you!

Naguib Mahfouz Museum

Recently opened and located at the end of the Al-Azhar Mosque, Naguib Mahfouz Museum is an ode to the greatest Egyptian novelist. Inside the museum you can find a collection of his personal belongings, alongside some of his awards, pictures, and more.

Taha Hussein Museum

A historic house museum that is all about the life, teaching, and residence of Taha Hussein, who was one of the most influential 20th-century Egyptian writers and intellectuals in the Arab World.

Ahmed Shawky Museum

A writer’s house museum dedicated to poet and dramatist Ahmed Shawki, well-noted for its bronze statues. Inside, you’ll find the Mohammed Abdel Wahab Suite which comprises Ahmed shawki’s library with 332 books and valuable drafts of hand-written poems.