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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Off Antoa Rd, Kumasi, Ghana
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Understanding the significance of the Asantehene, figures like Yaa Asantewaa (the war queen) and the current king sitting on the stool will be told here! Only problem, no pictures inside...there is a small museum gift store on the premises.

Thank Shayjo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favourite tours till date. My tour guide was very interesting and i enjoyed the tour in my local dialect (twi) The tour is very affordable with price range from 3ghc to 10gh. You aren’t allowed to take pictures in the museum. There...More

Thank chefinskinnyjeans
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed this guided tour of the king’s former residence that has been converted into a museum. Many historical artifacts from the former residents. Nice gift shop loaded with reasonably priced local and regional items. The museum guide was very good with teaching the historical details....More

Thank ChicoRanMan
Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

The tour was very informative, the culture is vibrant and beautiful. I enjoyed learning the history of the Ashanti royal family. Each time I visit, I gain more knowledge. Yaa Asantewa is my hero. I admire her bravery. Wonderful video and awesome gift shop.

Thank gyenyame777
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

Learned a lot - our guide was excellent. The place smells a bit like cat pee though. We loved learning about the history of Ghana and the Ashanti people.

Thank Azavakos
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Nice to have a look at the palace. You go with a guide to tells you all about the history and the customs of the Ashanti

Thank Betty d
Reviewed May 4, 2018

When various European powers had settled along the coast of West Africa, there were two powerful kingdoms in the hinterland: Dahomey around Ouidah in todays Benin and Ashanti around Kumasi in todays Ghana. A lot of trade was going on between them, not the least...More

Thank saronic
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

A place to learn the history of the akans (Asanteman) Very old building and it seems nothing has changed since the prehistoric era about 80years ago

Thank joanab617
Reviewed April 17, 2018

The great history of the Ashantis can never be erased from that of West Africa, Gold Coast and Ghana. Statues of the Kings and Queens look real. So much evidence of the battle victories and challenges of the Ashanti's. Don't miss the location.

Thank Kwame224
Reviewed April 11, 2018

The whole town of Kumasi is rich in culture, It's only right that it is the Cultural Capital of the Asante Tribe and where you will find not only this Palace Museum... You can also gaze upon the Palace of the King, the Asante Henni!...More

Thank DamaniH
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Neil C
August 6, 2018|
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Response from msafrica | Reviewed this property |
I think the hours are like 9-5 but when we went, they were opening later than advertised because they said that people weren't usually coming that early. So, we had to wait for someone to come to give us a tour.
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Presto321
May 19, 2017|
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The cost is about $4 U.S Dollars for international visitors
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