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This is a small national museum which was surprisingly informative about Togo's history, especially during its colonial periods. It was particularly interesting to learn the timing of when slavery ended in the Caribbean vis-a-vis the United States. Worth an hour to wander around!
The museum is small. However it is a great place to start your trip if you're new to the country as the curator does a good job of telling the story of the pieces, and of Togo. It has only two rooms, one with items...More
It's just a two chamber Musium. A lot of information about the history, culture , music etc.
Everything in the musium is mention only in French,..
I love the the African piano and shisha people use to smoke. They were very good.
We arrived without an English guide but were lucky that the French guides wanted to try out their English. They put a lot of effort into the tour and we were very grateful. Some exhibits were a little tired but you get a good overview...More
This two-room museum is an somewhat odd but endearing pairing two very different times in Togolese history -- prehistory and the Colonial years. An insightful snapshot of the history of Togoland and the German occupation, this museum has a few but important exhibits of a...More
I planned to visit our National Museum here in Lome, Togo, Africa for long time but I did not do it . Now , it was done . I visited the Museum in this September 2016 and enjoyed . I saw many amazing things and...More
Given that the history of Togo as a sovereign state is relatively recent, the museum was an interesting look at the area's past. Displays of iron working, ceramics and weaving on the main floor; downstairs a description of the slavery industry and a journey through...More