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Ethnographic Museum

Address: Gama'a St., Khartoum, Sudan
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Ranked #9 of 15 Attractions in Khartoum
Type: History Museums, Museums
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Type: History Museums, Museums
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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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58 reviews 58 reviews
11 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 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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59 reviews 59 reviews
24 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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158 attraction reviews
343 helpful votes 343 helpful votes
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
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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185 reviews 185 reviews
39 attraction reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
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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