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Walter Roth Museum of Anthropology

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61 Main Street, Georgetown, Guyana
+592 225 8486
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Great knowledge about the Guyanese people. The last part was truly educational as the curator educated me on the stones, writing, and ways of the indigenous people. If you want to know more about the original inhabitants of the country, visit this museum.
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Near the president's residence, this small museum has few genuine artifacts. I was particularly interested in the hieroglyphs, but they seemed to be copied onto artificial stones. I misunderstood the instructions about taking photographs; they said you are only permitted to take
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the exhibits are quite simple honestly. yet there can be no picture. the canoe is most interesting part.
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A bit dry, but it does contain information about the Amerindian peoples of Guyana and their culture.
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No one guide you there. It's a great place to be informed about Amerindian cultures and communities from the Guiana shield. I think it can be better, but you should go with time and read a lot to understand a little of the history of Guyana.
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