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This is one of the smallest national museums I have ever been to, but it was not a let-down. Crammed full of objects and displays it attempts to convey the prehistory, pre-colonial, colonial and post-colonial story of this country that looks like a finger into...More
Our tour guides were very knowledgeable regarding the artefacts in the museum. Both Hadden and Omar were extremely nice, patients and great people to speak with. Thank you for the time you took to explain the different areas in the museum and for explaining what...More
Three floors of exibits, sketching the (colonial) history of The Gambia. We were here as part of a group tour, but free to wander on our own. Most exhibits have an explanation an English nearby.
Stairs ony, no lift.
It’s a small museum but with a ton of material to read. It was interesting for me to see some of the items that originated from my country and had been adopted by the Gambians. It’s worth going to and having a look about. I...More
The exhibits in this small museum have surprising scope and depth with lots of black and white photos, maps, costumes, instruments and prehistoric stone tools - but no masks. Some to the themes include weaving done by men, ceramics by women, Gesseh wedding rituals, shell...More
Main Museum set back from a garden .there is a small entrance fee.poor lighting no aircon /unbearably hot. Some items /pictures are worth a look.but generally disappointing. The Museum artifacts are not kept in good condition
The National museum which is located in Banjul offers visitors to revisit the ancient past of The Gambia. The museum chronicles all aspect of Gambian life and how people used to live 1000s of years ago. My journey to this historic museum was very interesting...More