Rommel Cave Museum receives visitors after closure of 6 years

Rommel Cave Museum  22/04/2017 (Egypt Indipendent – Egypt): Rommel Cave Museum in Marsa Matruh will resume receiving visitors this summer after a closure of 6 years for renovations and development, Egypt’s Antiquities Ministry said Saturday. The Rommel Cave is one of the natural caves in Marsa Matruh, but the German leader Erwin Rommel used it as his headquarters while conducting the North African wars during World War II. In 1997, the idea came up of turning the cave into a museum and turning it into a tourist destination. A construction company in Matruh province started a month ago on the development work, while a restoration team from the Antiquities Ministry is working on the archeological artifacts in preparation for the opening, said Elham Salah, head of the Museums Department at the Antiquities Ministry…

http://www.egyptindependent.com//news/rommel-cave-museum-receives-visitors-after-closure-6-years

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