Musee de Nouvelle Caledonie, Noumea

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Get to know the story behind traditional Kanak and regional Pacific cultures at Musee de Nouvelle Caledonie, housing a collection of carvings, photographs, and historical artifacts. Oddly worded English explanations accompany each display, but you can learn more by picking up the English audio guide at the entrance. Check online for opening hours and upcoming exhibits. Plan your visit to Musee de Nouvelle Caledonie and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Noumea journey planner.
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  • Decided to visit and get a cultural fix into life in Noumea past and present. First off had to deal with the rude receptionist, we speak a little French but she decided to not even try to communicate ...  more »
  • The Museum is not very big, but the presented collections are rich and well organized and didactic presentation.
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  • Well worth visiting this museum showcasing mainly Kanak wood carving , artefacts and culture.Sadly almost empty of visitors.Adequate descriptions in English.No lift so only ground floor can be accesse...  more »
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