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National Museum of Ghana, Accra

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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.
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  • Very closed as of Feb 2020. Construction was in process and the staff mentioned a possible re-opening in March 2020, but that sounded too optimistic. Everything was boarded up, and even the sculpture....  more »
  • Still closed as of December 29, 2019. Idris informer is there‚Äôs no funds and plan for reopening. He did give us a nice tour of the sculpture garden that took about 30 minutes.  more »
  • 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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