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National Museum of Ghana

Barnes Rd., Accra, Ghana
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This museum catalogs Ghana's rich cultural heritage.
  • Excellent14%
  • Very good29%
  • Average39%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
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“west” (5 reviews)
Barnes Rd., Accra, Ghana
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Reviewed 30 May 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

Thank Bill E
Reviewed 30 April 2017

To be honest, my experience here was disappointing. I have visited many museums globally, but it was hard for me to tell exactly what was being showcased in this one.

Thank Dziedzorm82
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Aside the old relics found in this national museum there is so much history to dig out. For those still in their youthful years my piece of advice is for them to pay a visit to this place. There is a narator/tour guide to send...More

Thank Lina S
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

I know you have to adjust expectation to where you visit but this is very poor. Don't bother visiting. The gallery was closed when I visited but you can tell from other exhibits it is a national embarrassment

3  Thank drummond454
Reviewed 28 January 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

1  Thank Opomar
Reviewed 27 January 2017

It's worth a visit to learn about Ghanas history, even though it's not splendid in any way. A museum like many others. The museum is closed for renovation, hopefully it will be open soon and more developed.

Thank TerjeHoegberg
Reviewed 16 January 2017

The museum is closed for renovation. I went all the way only to come back as it is closed. There is no information when the same will be open. My suggestion will be call and confirm before going.

Thank Spurkait
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Anyone going to Accra should try and visit this museum I enjoyed it the exhibits are splendid. I am a museum lover so there were no drawbacks for me.

Thank Shirlyn S
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Sadly I can't rate this beautiful place... I read reviews from others and was really looking forward to experience it myself but sadly it was closed down for renovations. When next I am in Accra? It will my first port of call.

Thank Laura U
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