Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the Museum of Illusions?
The Museum of Illusions is a 21st-century museum conceptualized to offer an interactive museum experience that will amuse you and make you question all your senses. The museum is designed to include illusionistic rooms and optical illusions, making it an interesting visual and educational experience. You can laugh, take photos and everything else that is not allowed in other museums. So, if you’re looking for things to do in Cairo, the Museum of Illusions Cairo is the place to be!

2. What does the Museum of Illusions offer?
Museum of Illusions offers a collection of more than 70 exhibits on more than 300 m2. All exhibits are based on science, mathematics and psychology. Here, you can learn a lot about perception, the human brain and science. You will see that our eyes sometimes see things that our brain is not able to comprehend. The Museum of Illusions also offers many events such as the organization of birthday celebrations, corporate events, and school trips. We like to say that there’s something for everybody, either you are new in the city searching for tourist attractions or you are a local who love to explore new places to visit in Cairo.

3. What are the Museum of Illusions main objectives?
The main objective of this museum is to provide a new destination for people of all ages, from young couples, teenagers, families and tourists to visit. Museum of Illusions Cairo is one of the top attractions for visitors from all walks of life. One of the main characteristics of the museum is its interactivity and the huge amount of fun it provides – it brings a new level of edutainment to the museum scene in Cairo.

4. Is there an age limit for visitors?
The Museum of Illusions is a unique experience that is interesting to all ages and offers endless fun. The great world of illusions excites all generations, from children to grandparents. It’s a great place to take a date or family. Or you can go for it alone, immerse your senses in a solitary discovery.

5. Can my children visit the Museum alone?
For the safety of our guests, all children should be accompanied by an adult at least 18 years of age or older.

6. Are there groups of people that you don’t recommend visiting the museum?
We don’t recommend the museum for people who experienced epileptic seizures or similar experiences. We do take visitor security very seriously.

7. How long should I plan for my visit to the Museum?
It takes between 45 minutes and 1.5 hours to visit the Museum.

8. Can I take a photo in the Museum?
We encourage our visitors to take pictures! Our concept is interactive – you can touch every exhibit and take as many photos as you like. Share them on social media, with friends and family, and don’t forget to tag the #museumofillusionscairo.

9. How can I purchase tickets?
You can purchase the tickets at the Museum and there’s no need to reserve your spot in advance.

10. Do you offer Museum merchandise?
Of course. In our merchandise shop, we offer cool t-shirts with various designs and amazing Dilemma games.

11. What are Dilemma Games?
Dilemma Games are cool and challenging brain teasers that are great for exploring your own abilities and skills. The purpose is to teach both kids and adults how to solve even the most complex tasks or problems. They are created in such a way as to test your concentration, sense of self-control, flexibility, organizational skills, as well as your ability to a logical conclusion. Dilemma Games are made of natural wooden material and have a CE certificate. This means the Dilemma games are not toxic and are completely safe for adults, children and especially infants, who often tend to put toys in their mouths.

12. Do you offer a birthday package?
Yes, the Museum of Illusions is a perfect place to have an unforgettable birthday party! For further information and bookings, please contacts us via telephone: _______ or via email: info@museumofillusionscairo.comease

13. How do I get to the Museum?
We are located in Walk of Cairo, 38km Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road,
Sheikh Zayed. Click here to find us on the map: