Sharm el Sheikh is steeped with history and culture, yet there are surprisingly few museums and galleries across the city. If you are seeking for a museum/gallery trip, Cairo is more likely to accommodate you. Here are some museum and gallery recommendations in Sharm el Sheikh:
El-Arish/Sinai Heritage Museum
This museum is considered to be one of the most important Bedouin handicrafts institutes on the Sinai Peninsula. The museum is dedicated to the Bedouins and displays a wide range of handicrafts, artifacts, and textiles that represent their culture. On Saturdays and Thursdays, the museum is open from 9:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
St. Catherine Monastery
This monastery is a must-see for anybody visiting Sharm el Sheikh. This is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the location where Moses is said to have seen the burning bush. The Monastery is home to numerous unique pieces of art, some of which date back to the 5th and 6th centuries, including intriguing mosaics, chalices, and church structures. The monastery situated in Saint Katherine City, at the foot of Mount Sinai (where Moses is said to have received the Ten Commandments from God). This is a must-see location.