The established controls and precautionary measures for opening museums & archaeological sites
Archaeological sites and museums in operation:
- Cairo: Egyptian Museum, Citadel of Salah El Din, Coptic Museum, Islamic art Museum
- Giza: Pyramids area
- Alexandria: Jewelry Museum, Quaitbay Citadel, Catacombs of Kom El-Shokafa, Pompi's pillar
- Aswan: Abu Simbel temples, Philae temple, Nubian Museum
- Luxor: Valley of the kings, Hatshepsut temple, Karnak temple, Luxor Museum
- Red Sea: Hurghada Museum
- Marsa Matruh: Matruh Archaeology Museum
Regulations to enter archaeological sites and museums:
- Sterilization of archaeological sites and museums before opening it for visit under the supervision of a team of Archaeology inspectors.
- Measuring the temperature of workers and visitors daily before the visit.
- Placing stickers on the ground to mark spaces to keep safe social distances.
Regulations for Tourist groups and excursions:
- Tourist group size with one guide should not exceed 25 guest (until further notice).
- Tour guides and Guests are obligated to wear face masks.
- Usage of whispers devices is obligatory inside museums.
- Consider keeping the safe distances between visitors during visits to museums and archaeological sites, putting in consideration the maximum number of visitors who are presented at the same time inside museums and archaeological sites as follows:
- 200 visitors per hour in the Egyptian Museum and 100 visitor per hour in the other museums.
- 10-15 visitors to inside the pyramid or the tombs ( depending on the sight size).
- Schools, universities, and government trips are obliged to notify archaeological sites and museums before the arrival with a minimum of 48 hours, no more than 15 trips with each supervisor, and no permission for more than 5 trips per day.