Visit us

Visit our offices in London or Cairo, meet our team and use our collections.

EES London

The Egypt Exploration Society
3 Doughty Mews

Phone: +44 (0)20 7242 1880
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Opening times and closures

Due to essential maintenance planned in the near future, the EES may close at short notice. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Monday – Wednesday, 10:30-16:30

The office and collections are closed until Friday 30 August 2024 (reopen Monday 2 September 2024)

EES Cairo

The Egypt Exploration Society
c/o British Council
192 Sharia el-Nil, Agouza

Phone: +20 (0)2 33001886
Email: [email protected]  


Opening times and closures

The Society's Cairo Office is open Sunday - Thursday from 09:00-16:00. However, you should check, using the details above, in advance to ensure that someone is available when you plan to visit. 

The Office is closed on the dates given above and on the following dates (please note that, due to the nature of the Egyptian calendar, some of the dates below are tentative and subject to change - check in advance of your visit to ensure someone is available). 

Coptic Christmas: Sunday 7 January 2024
Revolution Day: Thursday 25 January 2024
Eid el Fitr: Wednesday 10 April - Saturday 13 April 2024 (inclusive)
Sinai Liberation Day: Thursday 25 April 2024
Labour Day: Wednesday 1 May 2024
Spring Festival (Sham el Nassim / Coptic Easter): Monday 6 May 2024
Arafat Day: Sunday 16 June 2024
Eid al-Adha: Monday 17 June - Wednesday 19 June 2024 (inclusive)
June 30 Revolution Day: Sunday 30 June 2024
Hijri New Year (Muharram): Monday 8 July 2024
July 23 Revolution Day: Tuesday 23 July 2024
Prophet Mohamed's Birthday: Monday 16 September 2024
Armed Forces Day: Sunday 6 October 2024