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 online road trip planner .
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  • I was lucky to get the services of a tour guide who is on site. Listening to her give the background to the pictures and artifacts definitely made this an interesting and enjoyable visit. Had I just g...  more »
  • During my half day tour around Accra on Monday 27/11/17 we called into the National Museum Of Ghana for the first stop with my driver / tour guide &, unfortunately on arrival we were informed from sta...  more »
  • We stumbled upon this museum as we were on another outing. Though things are not yet perfect here it was a delightful experience. I think we will take friends when they visit next month  more »
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  • Natural environment..... Place cool for relaxation of body n mind
  • Nice place to be at . A fantastic place where Ghana's first president's things are kept
  • A nice place I must say
  • Could be better.. but nonetheless some history is captured well
  • Nice place for terrorists
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