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“Museum is currently closed for renovation”
Sep 22, 2018
“National Museum of Ghana”
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This museum catalogs Ghana's rich cultural heritage.
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Barnes Rd., Accra, Ghana
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233-021-221633
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed October 13, 2008

This is a great one stop place to learn a lot in a short time about a wide array of Ghanaian traditions and customs, and about the region as a whole. There are many particularly interesting exhibits: the evolution of Ghanaian currency from shells to...More

7  Thank Harl3yR1d3r
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

The museum was closed for renovations when we got there, but someone still allowed us in to look around. There was no work going on. There was barely any artefacts on display. The building is extremely small. Hardly museum quality. They said they would be...More

3  Thank Opomar
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We got a guided tour in the small sculpture garden. It was informative and gave us some insight into the traditions and history of Ghana but I would say the sculpture garden is a must-see.

Thank Kart U
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is CLOSED!!!! Checked the website.....states that it is open. This is incorrect. Arrived ( with other tourist) to be told it has been closed for 2 years for renovations. So disappointed!!! Please do not waste your time..

Thank debsmillen66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quite a journey to get there and once arriving, find the exhibition is closed but you can look around at the statues. Takes 5 minutes max.

Thank PeterDane
Reviewed September 22, 2018

The place enlightens you with the history behind Ghana. The period of slavery specially. Though the place is under construction, but you can visit this place free of cost and have a look on these status depicting the people 's life. There is statue of...More

1  Thank Adventurer815213
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

The National museum of Ghana is an important tourist attraction. We recommend it especially for those embarking on educational tour. But it is quite unfortunate that the museum is currently closed indefinitely due to an ongoing renovation.

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Reviewed April 27, 2018

I was lucky to get the services of a tour guide who is on site. Listening to her give the background to the pictures and artifacts definitely made this an interesting and enjoyable visit. Had I just gone around on my own, I think I...More

3  Thank Shahina B
Reviewed February 9, 2018

During my half day tour around Accra on Monday 27/11/17 we called into the National Museum Of Ghana for the first stop with my driver / tour guide &, unfortunately on arrival we were informed from staff the Museum is still closed due to renovations...More

1  Thank STEPHEN N
Reviewed September 14, 2017

We stumbled upon this museum as we were on another outing. Though things are not yet perfect here it was a delightful experience. I think we will take friends when they visit next month

1  Thank Doug H
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

Went to the National Museum with an old friend from Abu Dhabi as our first point of call on our Accra tour. It was an embarrassing site. The building is supposed to have been locked up for renovation about three years ago. There was absolutely...More

3  Thank JOHN SEGU Q
Reviewed May 29, 2017

When I first visited the Museum in 2002 Nkrumah's statue was broken up and laying in a side yard. Now it is restored. The displays are still be bit dusty, but the variety of cultural artifacts is the best I've seen. If I remember correctly,...More

1  Thank Bill E
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