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The museum is not easy to find. But once you get there you are happy that you went there, even just... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2018
San Francisco, California
Excellent collection of traditional art from the West and Northwest

This tiny museum is a little tricky to find, and absolutely worth the effort. It's just one room... read more

Reviewed February 1, 2017
Mary B
Burlington, Vermont
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Apr 28, 2018
“Worth a visit”
Sep 3, 2018
“Relics of Cameroon”
| Derrière le Boulevard du 20 Mai, Yaounde, Cameroon
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Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Not open on Sunday. Business hours. Great collection: there were many beautiful relics. We received a private tour in French and English. The guide was kind and very knowledgeable about Cameroonian history and culture. We also met the owner who is local royalty.

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Reviewed April 28, 2018

The museum is not easy to find. But once you get there you are happy that you went there, even just to support this private museum. The guide there could be a little more exited about what she is telling you but over all it...More

1  Thank nomade123
Reviewed March 14, 2018

It has some good number of handcraft sellers. nice people. can negotiate price at any similar African market.

Thank Emin A
Reviewed February 1, 2017

This tiny museum is a little tricky to find, and absolutely worth the effort. It's just one room, but the guide I had was thorough and clear (even with my limited French he was careful to give me all the information). The pieces are outstanding...More

2  Thank Mary B
Reviewed September 25, 2016

This is a little hard to find but worth the effort. It is on Blvd. 20 mai - behind the big stadium seats (Tribune Presidentiel). There's a little side road the curves around these and the museum is right there at the bottom of the...More

Thank SafariNjema08
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Located just behind the Presidential Tribune (Boulevard du 20 mai), this cream white building is worth visiting. Look at handicraft from the Cameroon Grassfields, and that of neighbouring countries like Gabon, Nigeria, etc. Learn some Cameroon history via art. But for the difficulty in speaking...More

Thank Amungwa G
Reviewed July 9, 2016

You wouldn't almost notice this small museum standing right behind the impressive Boulevard du 20 Mai. But..it's a must see!!! It contains lot of original pieces organized by different thematic areas that explain local culture and costumes. I found a very nice and enthusiatic guide....More

Thank Irene A
Reviewed July 2, 2016

This small museum is worth a visit. It's a privat collection and you get a guiding through the exibition. The price is 2000 CFA. If you want to take photos you have to pay an extra charge of 3000 CFA. If you just speak english,...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed April 9, 2016

This is a small museum but has some very fine exhibits. Hopefully the guide is available to explain the exhibits, because the labels are not very informative. But well worth the entrance fee of 2000 Fr. (April 2016)

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