The Agricultural Museum
The Museum is located beside the Ministry of Agriculture in Dokki, next to 6th of October Bridge. The main building has large collections of stuffed animals and mock-ups of various agricultural processes in Egyptian villages. You can rest at the delightful outdoor tea garden. Open daily 9.00am – 1.00pm, except Mondays.
The 187 m high tower was built between 1957 and 1962 in Zoharia Gardens on Gezirah Island. A lift takes you to the revolving restaurant and a viewing platform offering spectacular Cairo panoramas. On a clear day, you can see the Pyramids and the Delta. Open daily from 9.00am to midnight. Tel. 2738 3790. Entrance fee.
Centre for Art and Life
This facility is on the tip of Rhoda Island. The exhibit includes Pharaonic art, ceramics, textiles, batiks, paintings, photography, handicrafts, glass and pottery as well as Persian, Islamic and Coptic art objects. Student works are offered for sale. Open from 8.00am to 3.00pm, except Fridays and Saturdays.