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“Much more to see under the sea...” 2 of 5 stars
Review of National Museum

National Museum
Sultan Park, Male
(960) 332 2254
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Ranked #3 of 6 attractions in Male
Type: Museums
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Owner description: Sun-Thu 08:00 - 18:00
Oslo, Norway
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“Much more to see under the sea...”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

Really not too much to see and filled with items donated from other countries... The real delusion was not the size, but the lack of Maldivan items or historical evidences.

Visited January 2013
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“very large museum for a small country”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

pretty large museum with little attraction
but it was averagely okay for a such a small island less than 1 million people
please note that entrace ticket is lke two or three tmes more than local tourist
overall it was a better place

Visited October 2012
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“Large museum with a little to see”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

The museum has an imposing presence. Basically, it is two large rooms of objects. They are nicely arranged. All in all, not much to see.

Visited December 2012
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“Male”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

was awesome very organising and interesting stuffs
i recommend all tourist who visit male tour please visit this place

Visited November 2012
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Derby
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“At least it's air conditioned”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

A large impressive building but it flatters to deceive. It would appear that the Maldives does not have much history. If they have to display the first telephone and first typewriter on the islands (and they do) then that should tell you everything you need to know. If they concentrated on the natural history (and there is an abundance) then it may just be worth a visit. Male' isn't worth a trip either. The Maldives are a wonderful place for visiting, especially if you scuba dive, but avoid the capital.

Visited November 2012
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