The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM), also known as the Giza Museum, is a planned museum of artefacts of ancient Egypt. Described as the largest archaeological museum in the world, the museum is under construction and is scheduled to be partially open in 2019, exhibiting the full Tutankhamun collection with many pieces to be displayed for the first time. The museum is sited on 50 hectares (120 acres) of land approximately two kilometers from the Giza pyramids and is part of a new master plan for the plateau.
|Location||Giza, Greater Cairo|
|Construction started||March 12, 2012|
|Client||Egyptian Ministry of Culture|
|Floor area||480,000 square metres (5,200,000 sq ft)|
|Design and construction|
|Services engineer||Buro Happold|
Immobilia Building, Sheriff Street - Cairo.
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