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National Museum

Sultan Park, Male
+960 332-2254
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Need to Improve

find something of value in even the smallest/dullest of museums, and have a day to spend in Male... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
East Los Angeles, California
Small and poor

It is a small museum, and one can see the efforts of gathering all they could find but still not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ioana L
Cluj-Napoca, Cluj, Romania
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good24%
  • Average33%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible2%
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Sultan Park, Male
+960 332-2254
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Reviewed 5 days ago

find something of value in even the smallest/dullest of museums, and have a day to spend in Male, come here for an hour or so, there is still space for improvement. So I say you should visit this place.

Thank Crossrays
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a small museum, and one can see the efforts of gathering all they could find but still not have enough to fill it in. I know Maldives have a short history, and all revolved around the year 1511 when Islam was introduced, but...More

Thank Ioana L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are interested in history , how can you not visit a national museum in any country. This one is also good. Do visit to know the Maldivian history.

Thank Sheetal K
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

It's not very good Really needs some reorganise Looking very neglected I was the only person there the whole time

Thank Fran G
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Things are since 1500 years ago max , 3 floors to visit finish the place in hours . It cost 100 rf almost 6.5 $ . Can be part of after launch walk .

Thank Mohab K
Reviewed 25 August 2017

The museum has diverse collection of items but those really didn't mean anything unless someone would explain what those were. There were some text written on those items but a museum becomes interesting when someone explains what the preserved things are, the history and why...More

1  Thank mae_ho
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Not the best of museums. No older objects... all preislamic objects have been destroyed. Give it a miss,,, free but waste of time

2  Thank A K
Reviewed 11 July 2017

It is like a place to visit just one time. Don not plan as a trip plan to visit here,But can go as a part of a day

Thank Athav S
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Great place to see,one of tourism spot,big and beautifull building spot in Male.everyone who come to Male by boat will see a person,unrecognized person with the style as "a guide" which are ready to take you around the Male city ,i'm not sure its legal...More

Thank Michael0280
Reviewed 28 May 2017

It was great, interior building was marvellous, artificats and jewelleries, shoes, ornaments, weapons and grand legacy of kings and thier kingdom. Quite royal. It was great experience. But only can choose when you have more time in Maldives.

Thank Kartik J
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10 January 2016|
Response from Yasramar |
In maldives?