Musee des Civilisations de Cote d’Ivoire, Abidjan

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Natural History Museum · History Museum
Learn about the history of the Ivory Coast and its traditional values at Musee des Civilisations de Cote d’Ivoire. The museum, which dates back to 1942, possesses various collections with over 1.5 million objects of great value to the national heritage. These include archaeological and ethnographic items, as well as photographs and contemporary art pieces. Tour the museum to see wooden and bronze statues, traditional masks, musical instruments, clothes, pottery, and more. Put Musee des Civilisations de Cote d’Ivoire and other Abidjan attractions into our Abidjan tour planning tool, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • They call it the musèe. We went there all hyped up anticipating to learn all there was about this beautiful country. The place isn't very busy. The entire museum writings are kn French...  more »
  • I had no preconceptions about this museum, and I was delighted by the good ethnographic and historic collection. The light airy and air conditioned space made it possible for easy individual, small.....  more »
  • When I got to this place, I was informed the museum was under renovation. I was slightly dismayed as I came a long distance just to see this place. My French isn't so good so it took a while for me to understand what was been said. Fortunately I was directed to one of the staff and not only did he communicate in English he also offered to show me around the Museum. Indeed it was a pleasant visit and I'm glad I came. Thank you.
  • I believe the museum might have a lot to offer but i unfortunately couldnt visit because the workers are on strike and since there was no notice saying that in english I went there twice :-(

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