Solar Boat Museum

Local nameKhufu Ship Museum
LocationGiza, Egypt

The Giza Solar boat museum was dedicated to display the reconstructed Khufu ship, a solar barque of pharaoh Khufu. It was constructed between 1961 and 1982, just a few meters from where the Khufu ship was found, on the southern side of the Great Pyramid, on the Giza Plateau in EgyptIt was equipped with modern techniques and technologies to preserve the solar boat. The construction enabled viewing the boat from three different levels. On the ground floor, one could view the bottom of the boat.

The museum was dismantled after the ship was relocated to the Grand Egyptian Museum in August 2021.

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General: $10

More information and contact



Phone +20 2 391 3454

Address (Unnamed Road), Egypt

Coordinates 29°58'40.778" N 31°8'3.418" E

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