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 travel itinerary maker to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Georgetown.
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  • April 29, 2017
    Exhibits unearthed various old household goods has been made, there are interesting. In a small, two-storey building is the number of exhibits, such as not so much a small museum. Admission is free!
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  • March 29, 2017
    An interesting display of a great portion of Guyana`s historical structure. Better lighting might enhance the displays. We expected to see more replicas of the country`s transition from a British colo...  more »
  • March 23, 2017
    This archive can use s few upgrade in equipments , snd have records all on computers. They are still working in early 1900, .  more »

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