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Definitely worth the detour. A bit of local history, a bit of maritime knowledge. Helpful staff... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ingrid N
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Interesting and not expected to find this here

Lots of history and information I didn't' know, unexpected find in Douala. It's easy to find and... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2019
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Rue de l'Hopital, Bonanjo, Douala, Cameroon
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely worth the detour. A bit of local history, a bit of maritime knowledge. Helpful staff. Kids had fun.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Ingrid N
Reviewed April 13, 2019

Lots of history and information I didn't' know, unexpected find in Douala. It's easy to find and they take good care of you.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed February 16, 2019

Really interesting visit’ very nice staff too not massive museum but plenty to see. Cheap price considering what you get access to. Check opening times as they can be a little random

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank 313seanr
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

The museum is put together well and our guide wss great. She told us many interesting things about the history of the region and the port of Douala. The storm room is also great for the kids. Great job!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Aunt V
Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

Interesting visit with so many historical pieces, our country had a rich background and this museum brings it all out. The storm room was by far the most interesting thing.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank blackbakweri
Reviewed March 11, 2017

My group of 20 visited this excellent museum and thoroughly enjoyed learning about the history of Douala. The guide was very knowledgable and answered all of our questions. The museum has 3 or 4 floors and a 3D ride. I highly recommend you visit when...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank BoonieStomper99
Reviewed February 24, 2017

This was a great visit. The museum is divided in 3 sections: one floor dedicated to the history of the Wouri coast, the Sawa people, the origin of the city Douala, and of the name Cameroon, and slavery. The second floor tailors to boats, and...More

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank deboraflowers
Reviewed February 9, 2017

this was a great visit! also for children. ON top of the roof you can see the port of Douala. The guides speak french or english as you wish. there is a simulator and 3Dspectacle.

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank educaidconsulting
Reviewed January 23, 2017

We visited the museum on a Sunday. The first good point is that it was opened on Sunday :) Secondly, the price to visit is quite affordable. We had a museum guide who took us round the various floors, he was ready to answer all...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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March 20, 2017|
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Response from blackbakweri | Reviewed this property |
It costs 2500 frs per adult, I'm not sure about the price for children
October 23, 2016|
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Response from Sarah L |
No, in french....however the museum guides could always explain in English.