The Egyptian museum in Turin is the oldest museum in the world entirely dedicated to the Nilotic civilization and is considered to be the most important in the world, after that of Cairo. In 2019 the museum registered 853.320 visitors, resulting in the sixth most visited Italian museums. In 2017 , the Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards ranked this museum in the first place among the most popular museums in Italy and at the ninth place in Europe and the fourteenth place in the world. In the museum there are more than 37,000 pieces, the most important are: the tomb of Kha and Merit, the rock temple of Ellesjia , the Royale Canon, the statue of goddesses Isis and Sekhmet, the tomb of Maia, rebuilt in the museum.
In addition the museum is equipped with an important libray, spaces for the restoration and study of mummies and papyri. Come and see this wonderful museum!