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National Museum

Sultan Park, Male
+960 332-2254
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4-Night Maldives Short-Stay Experience from Male Airport
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Sun-Thu 08:00 - 18:00
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  • Very good23%
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Sultan Park, Male
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+960 332-2254
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"diverse collection"
in 4 reviews
"chinese government"
in 4 reviews
"nice museums"
in 2 reviews
"less than an hour"
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"chinese porcelain"
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"postage stamp"
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"opening times"
in 3 reviews
"new building"
in 2 reviews
"short visit"
in 4 reviews
"rainy day"
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"friday and saturday"
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"fixed price"
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"taking photos"
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"local market"
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"weapons"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It includes an oyster shell the size of a dinner plate and clothes of various sultans. Also the skeleton of a rare whale, the first computer on the island, Chinese export ware, etc.

Thank rantau_abang
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Not much to do in ale for a tourist.At least the museum has AC!! Odd collection of old items, and many that are not that old for a museum. Price charged is probably high for what you get. But museu is a relif fro the...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Walk around Male and you will eventually find a building that is completely out of tune with the rest of Maldives. That is the National Museum. If you so choose to step in, be prepared to pay 50 rufiyaas (about $5) because you are a...More

Thank rodrigoelp
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Cool place, with some great historical records on Maldivian currency and the old coral mosques. Cost 100 Rf to get in, well worth the visit if you're a history buff. Do you like to learn about the past sultans and royalty? If so, this is...More

Thank ikaur1992
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

For a foreigner, the ticket price is not cheap, > 6 USD. The collection was very limited, and only a few pieces are really from ancient times (i.e. before 16th century). Even the first power generator, first computer, etc. made their ways into the collection....More

Thank Yang X
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

Was very disappointed with the visit. I used to love going to the old museum, which felt very authentic. Now there is something missing. The lighting was very dim. the exhibits very not very well maintained. The staff were not very helpful, unfortunately. Hope it...More

Thank AblloAmeer
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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

The size of the museum is really small. I expect to see more about Maldives history in past time especially during Buddhist’s reign and before Islam took over but cant find anything.

Thank Sylvia S
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

We were here about 8 years ago and unimpressed. Now they've completely remodeled in a very fine building. Even has an elevator if you ask. New are the police museum and the postage stamp exhibit. The rest of the museum has artifacts from ancient to...More

Thank Richard J
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Centrally located, the museum is housed in a big building but has room for more exhibits. Foreigners pay more for the entrance fee. Use of cameras are allowed (without flash) with a fee. Exhibits include stamps, banknotes, royal regalia, old texts and Korans, the police...More

Thank millmma
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

The museum has a good collection of items from early times through the present. The police museum has modern exhibits and a very nice and knowledgeable gentleman to answer your questions. The stamp museum is also fun to browse. This is a good thing to...More

Thank Rtjeter
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