Media & Press
Media & Press
Media & Press
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A system is set up to ensure that media professionals (e.g. journalists, filmmakers) seeking access to the Library of Alexandria are able to obtain the information they require.


For interviews and/or documentary film work:

Members of the media are asked to please contact the Media & Communications Department via email ( or fax prior to their visit and provide the information listed below. An email requesting additional information or confirming details of the visit will be sent by the Media & Communications Department.

    • Date/time of proposed visit
    • List of requested interviews
    • List of proposed shooting sites, if applicable
    • Journalistic credentials (identification or proof of affiliation)

Upon arrival at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, the media coordinator will guide journalists through their visit.

For media coverage of special events:

Press releases are published for every special event. Special media permits are given to designated reporters to cover the event.

To subscribe in our press office newsletter, click here

Fees and Facilities:



BA (inside and out), Exhibitions, Special Libraries No Fees
Antiquities Museum (photographing and interior shooting) EGP 1500 per hour and EGP 1000 insurance refundable after the visit.
Manuscript Museum EGP 1500 per hour and no insurance
Planetarium (outside only) No Fees