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National Slavery Museum

Km. South of Luanda 18, Luanda, Angola
+244 923 586 173
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Beautiful and harrowing at the same time. National Slavery Museum, is one of those must visit place... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
Happy R
Not much to see and try to check if it is free

The museum is composed of two or three small rooms, no bigger than those of an average house. It... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Ary F
Luanda, Angola
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This museum chronicles the history of the slave trade in present day Angola.
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good17%
  • Average33%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible6%
27 Jul 2017
27 Apr 2017
“Decent, nothing special”
Km. South of Luanda 18, Luanda, Angola
+244 923 586 173
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

Beautiful and harrowing at the same time. National Slavery Museum, is one of those must visit place in Angola.

Thank Happy R
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

The museum is composed of two or three small rooms, no bigger than those of an average house. It has some print displays but the information there isn't much deeper than what you would get with a visit to Wikipedia. There's no flow to the...More

Thank Ary F
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

It's a small museum with some general history about the slavery in Angola. You can access it during the day though I've occasionally found it closed during hours it was meant to be open. I would advise to pay a visit if you afterwards are...More

Thank VincentRvanH
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

I was shocked to learn that almost half of all slaves came from Angola. Beautiful small museum and nice to get out of Luanda.

Thank Tuesando
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Small, no English translations but an interesting place. We could make out bits a pieces but it did not tell the story as well as some other slave museums. I think they should up the info. Shopping next door at the craft area was more...More

Thank ceg51
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Its the National Slavery Museum!! And so, should give the visitors the real meaning of the Slavery, specially because this was a Big Deal in Angola. Overall there is some aspects of the slavery well represented, but the subject in matter deserves a real Museum.

Reviewed 12 December 2016

This is situated in Luanda sul (after Benfica) near embarcadouro to Mussulo - 30-40minutes from Luanda Port/Marginal by Car... . A small colonial house with excellent view. Two sides are covered with the ocean. This explains about the history of Angolan slavery mainly about the...More

Thank Sunil Kumar N
Reviewed 14 May 2015

The house which hosts the museum is very nice and well kept. However the museum is arranged in such a way that it doesnt give justice to what slavery meant to Angola.

Thank Elisa U
Reviewed 27 February 2015

When we were at the Slave Museum, the Capela da Case Grande, where slaves were baptized prior to being put on slaver ships was under reconstruction. There wasn't much to see, and yet, you could sense the energy of the place. That, in itself, was...More

1  Thank LeeMTucson_Arizona
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Don't expect too much, actually there isn't a lot to see. Very poor place with only a few photos and objects. In total there are two small rooms with very small information about slavery. The house is very nice and the view is good, as...More

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