Zambia National Museum, Lusaka

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Find out about the history of the country through the exhibited works in ethnography, witchcraft, and art in Zambia National Museum. Read detailed textual descriptions about the superstitious rituals and ceremonies of the tribal witch doctors. See the paintings and sculptures of contemporary Zambian artists. Observe the statue of a man breaking his chains, called "The Freedom State," which symbolizes the nation's struggle for independence. The exhibitions are well set up and maintained, and the trip provides a great insight into the culture and history of the country. Plan to visit Zambia National Museum during your Lusaka vacation using our convenient Lusaka trip builder app.
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  • The village concept was rather real and interesting for people who have not been to a village. It gives an idea to who we are and where we come from.  more »
  • Without a guide, we wouldn't have learned so much. The displays have a lot of writing and are interesting but the museum at Livingstone was much better in my opinion. It's a way to spend an hour and.....  more »
  • A waste of time. Skip zambia for South Africa and And the wine country. Zambia is probably the worst destination I have traveled. Backward, corrupt, unsafe and unreliable. Don’t go for your own....  more »
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  • Simple place, beautiful and awesome.. it needs more effort to attract more people.. you adore the simple life after a small tour in there.
  • Nice museum, but could be better...
  • It leaves you in awe to see what many cultures and artifacts Zambia has to offer add a country. This can all be viewed at any of its museums, Lusaka National Museum being your top priority. When you get there there's a lot to pick from including games, tours, lessons on how to make certain artifacts, etcetera. Don't miss out on Zambia's art and culture.
  • The museum is quite small, and it is primarily devoted to describing Zambia’s modern history in terms of colonialism and independence with minimal detailed information on Zambia’s 70+ tribes. While it was informative to me, the details were not in depth and needed updating. I did enjoy the student art gallery below the museum though! Cost: K50 for non-residents
  • There is so much to see and learn.
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