Walter Roth Museum of Anthropology, Georgetown

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Visit Walter Roth Museum of Anthropology to gain insight into the lives of Guyana's earliest settlers. Housed in a wooden building constructed in the 1800s, the museum features two floors of exhibits dedicated to the cultural heritage of Guyana. This institutions was founded on archaeological collections of Dr. Denis Williams and ethnographical collections of Dr. Walter Roth. Books, pottery, paintings, and tools provide an important look into Guyanese culture. Put Walter Roth Museum of Anthropology into our Georgetown road trip planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • A modest place containing an unusual collection of artefacts. There is no entry cost but a donation is welcome. The information and items are displayed in a traditional style with no fancy gimmicks bu...  more »
  • This museum is very interesting to get to know better the Amerindian peoples in Guyana. There are guides to explain artifacts and answer questions.  more »
  • The museum had an excellent collection of Amerindian artifacts and the cultural explanations were good. There are two floors in an airy colonial building. They had two canoes downstairs, one was carve...  more »
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  • As in the same implies......Great place to learn about past people of Guyana.
  • Nice place very educational
  • Its a bit bland but it works

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