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Address: Gama'a St., Khartoum, Sudan
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Different pictures and real show of science and nature !

This museum is located at Gama'a Avenue , near Khartoum university . I believe if you visited this museum , you will get out of it with more information about the life of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Khartoum
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

This museum is located at Gama'a Avenue , near Khartoum university . I believe if you visited this museum , you will get out of it with more information about the life of different insects, birds and animals of the Sudan . ( figures, pictures , photographs , written notes and even real moving creatures are found in this museum... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The ethnographic museum is a bit reminiscent of Oxford's Pitt-Rivers, stuffed to the gills with fascinating pieces of ethnographic ephemera. This is a great place to come and learn about various tribes and traditional practices, and worth dipping in to a couple of times, to extract everything there is to understand here. Material is presented in English and Arabic, and... More 

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Khartoum, Sudan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Small museum located in the colonial center of old Khartoum, the building use to be officers club of the british army. the Museum host good number of tribal artifacts. Part of it is the Sudan Civilization Institute.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Small but well presented collection which documents the culture and language of the many tribes and ethnic groups in Sudan

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Arhus, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

I had a tour by the director of the museum and this made my visit very interesting. There is so much history here and it was so interesting to hear about the history of Sudan and especially that they do have more pyramids than Egypt - much smaller though.

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Berlin, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

The Ethnographic Museum might not be very big but it's free and features some fascinating artefacts from all parts of Sudan. Visiting takes maybe an hour. During lunch time you might find Khartoumians enjoying a sandwich in the shade of the pergola in the museums garden. There are some delicious falafel places around.

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Athens, Greece
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2012

the only worth mentioning item is the huge wooden drum in the entrance . All the other items are a poor ordinary collection from those you can find in any market. No jewllery , no information about the people who live in Sudan., It is free but not worth the trouble to go there.

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Dakar, Senegal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

This is a good museum, interesting but regrettably much to small. I thing parts were closed for renovation, but it is still worth the visit.

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jef-ind
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

I visited this museum during a free afternoon while traveling in Khartoum. It is located in central Khartoum, just opposite the main bridge to Khartoum North at a major intersection. It is a relatively quiet place in the midst of a very noisy and traffic-filled part of the city. This is not a premier attraction. For that, go to the... More 

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