National Museum of Ghana, Accra

2.4
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See chief's regalia and traditional musical instruments at National Museum of Ghana, the largest and oldest of the six state-run museums in Ghana. The museum's impressive collection of artifacts includes items from the Stone Age, with bronze heads, wood carvings, traditional textiles, colorful beads, gold weights, head stools, and various pottery items among the most important objects to see. Items from other African countries obtained through trade and gifts are also on display here. Tour a contemporary sculpture collection scattered around the building and its spacious yard. The complex also houses a small art gallery, featuring works by contemporary artists. To visit National Museum of Ghana on your holiday in Accra, and find out what else Accra has to offer, use our Accra online road trip planner .
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  • Just at the museum today to see what was happening with the re-opening. Now say "end of 2019" but not much going on. They do have a nice exhibit in one of the out buildings on Ghanian architecture.  more »
  • There were no exhibits on display - we got a chance to look at the sculptures and the first President's car which is on concrete blocks in the yard, in an unbelievable state of disrepair.  more »
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  • They can do better... Parts of statues are falling off... though they want to maintain them in their original form but they can do a better job.. And the environment is very clean and inviting
  • Main hall under renovation for a few more months. Was shown to a room with photos of key buildings in Accra and around the country. Polite staff. Some statues in the lawn but description so a bit hard to understand. Still worth a visit.
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