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Good insight into Togo history and culture

This is a small national museum which was surprisingly informative about Togo's history, especially... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Priscilla S
Middlebury, Vermont
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Great to Start Your Trip

The museum is small. However it is a great place to start your trip if you're new to the country as... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
Annette O
Lagos, Nigeria
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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!

Thank Priscilla S
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Annette O
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

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.

Thank amit s
Reviewed 23 January 2017

If you have a weekend its worth checking off your list. But there is almost nothing in the two rooms--some artefacts (whether real or replicas is unclear) and muddled history...

Thank neflyer13
Reviewed 14 December 2016

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

2  Thank tolovetolive
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

This is a small museum with little artifacts .. Ideal if you are not into large museums ... Don't expect too much entrance is 1500cfa.

1  Thank Els V
Reviewed 17 September 2016

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

Thank Ezra_travels
Reviewed 15 September 2016

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

Thank TEVI L
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

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

1  Thank Simon H
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

One of the best collection of statues and masks I have ever seen from all over west Africa. All are labelled and form art f a large private collection, owned by a nice Chinese man. Worth a visit !

1  Thank rdella
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