Based on the economic analysis in the Feasibility Study, the project costs amount to 550 million dollars. This budget is being financed through the following sources:
• 100 million US dollars: SCA Self-Financing from “The Museums and Archeological Projects Fund” reserved to cover the completion of Phase I & Phase II of the Project.
• 300 million US dollars: Japanese JICA Soft Loan to cover Phase III that includes financing a greater part of the building construction, exhibition and interior design, landscape and urban design, and the ICT component.
• 150 million US dollars: Fund-Raising Campaign is planned to finance artifacts conservation, transfer of collections, fitout, furniture, Capacity-Building programs, and GEM building operations for one year after opening.