Located at Al-Tahrir square in the heart of Cairo. It is the largest of Egyptian antiquities museums all over the world. It allows the visitor to become acquainted with the antiquities of Egypt’s Pharaonic periods. It houses around 250,000 antique pieces covering the whole history of ancient Egypt, which extend over the past five thousand years. The exhibits of this museum are famous for their historical and artistic value. The most famous and exciting in this museum is the magnificent collection of ” Tut Ankh Amun”. There also stands a statue of Akhenaton, the father of monotheism and another of Nefertiti, his wife.