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National Museum

Address: Sultan Park, Male
Phone Number: (960) 332 2254
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Ranked #5 of 8 Attractions in Male
Type: Museums
Owner description: Sun-Thu 08:00 - 18:00
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Type: Museums
Owner description: Sun-Thu 08:00 - 18:00

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Barcelona, Spain
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Well in such place like a Island Republic, far from all you don't can demand to find some Museum like you know in other places, but give you some idea from history and tradition of this people

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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70 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Small but informative . learn about the culture and the people of the Maldives , History and habits , Worth visiting if U can .

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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This small building of National Museum located near to the Park, It is a interesting place where you can learn about Maldives history and culture. There is not much explanation, but the collection is nice and good enough for me to have a short visit. There is a small Philately inside the museum, where you will see a lot of... More 

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Houston, TX
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14 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Considering where you are, this is not a bad a little museum. There isn't much else to see in Male. It has a nice little collections of various pottery, baskets, sultan's clothing, islamic manuscripts, etc. The little postage stamp area has some colorful stamps. There are 2 floors. Takes about one hour. Cost about $6.50 US. There are not explanations... More 

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Ahmedabad, India
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56 reviews 56 reviews
12 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Ok i respect the fact , in a small island with just concrete everywhere. You have this Empty & undefined property. With almost everything requires a Guide since there are no Translations for the script & ancient relics . Its definitely not something i thought it would be.

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Male
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Museum is new, only few exponats, no visitors... if u want to hide from city heat - you can visit it! But be ready to pay entrance fee 5 times more thaan locals...

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Ajijic, Mexico
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41 reviews 41 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

While the National Museum of the Maldives is located in a magnificent building, the contents were somewhat disappointing. The exhibits were rather lost in the cavernous rooms and there did not seem to be any continuity to the exhibits. The display of the postage stamps, most of which were were modern and shown without captions of the dates of issue... More 

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Cairo Governorate, Egypt
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

the country is not a historical country, there is nothing to see in the museum just some plates and clothes of the sultan who lived in 18 century... do anything else

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helsinki
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Two floors and almost nothing to see. Stamps in one small room, corals and clams in the other small room, few old coins, few korans, few old vases, few miniature wooden ship-models, three wooden battle-sticks, some material from the sultan period, one small whale skull, one small whale skeleton.

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Bandung,Indonesia
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232 helpful votes 232 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This National museum is one of the few tourist attraction destinations in Maldives. It might worth a visit ,to kill some of your time whilst visiting Male'. The museum is located in the Sultan Park, which was a part of the Sultan's palace. Basically its a conversion of the old palace building and now its funded by China . This... More 

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