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Was shown around the museum by Famata. It was small but really interesting with artifacts representing all the different tribal groups in Guinea . Cost 10000francs
With a receipt . There is a man doing traditional weaving you can watch .
Like most National Museums in Western Africa, this is a very poor collection of random artifacts... not much interest, I don't think one will learn much, but it can be worth a 5-10min visit since it's pretty much the only cultural attraction in Conakry.
Guinea has a rich tradition of art, masks, fetishs etc. Youmight not know that after visiting here. Don't expect much. There are a few pieces in the mueseum, but nothing that really reflects greatly on the culture. People working there are very nice and I...More
It's good. I was starting to think Guinea was gonna bore me. . But.. I found their artwork and I think I like their artworks. And the Port.. they also have a lot of fishes.. of different varieties.. so it's really nice.
With so much great art in Guinea, the few artifacts of the museum barely scratch the surface. The museum has plenty of space but most of it is used for storage. A beautiful bronze lion is hidden in a corner near the crafts workshops and...More
What to say....it is Guinea's only museum, and I visited at the height of the ebola epidemic, so the few visitors it may attract normally were not there. The owner/director opened the museum for me, after looking for the keys for a good 30 minutes....More
This place worth the visit on a Sunday. There is not much to do in Conakry, and one may sometime want to see a bit of local history. In the courtyard, there are some exceptional sculptures, the guide is friendly, and you get a better...More