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National Museum (Musee National)

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Address: Conakry, Guinea
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Located in the republic’s capital, this museum contains a nice...

Located in the republic’s capital, this museum contains a nice cross-section of secular and sacred items such as masks.

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It's good. I was starting to think Guinea was gonna bore me. . But.. I found their artwork and I think I like their artworks. And the Port.. they also have a lot of fishes.. of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 February 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

It's good. I was starting to think Guinea was gonna bore me. . But.. I found their artwork and I think I like their artworks. And the Port.. they also have a lot of fishes.. of different varieties.. so it's really nice.

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Quebec City, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015

With so much great art in Guinea, the few artifacts of the museum barely scratch the surface. The museum has plenty of space but most of it is used for storage. A beautiful bronze lion is hidden in a corner near the crafts workshops and is used only to dry rags on it...

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015

What to say....it is Guinea's only museum, and I visited at the height of the ebola epidemic, so the few visitors it may attract normally were not there. The owner/director opened the museum for me, after looking for the keys for a good 30 minutes. The guide was called in too, and after paying a euro or so entry, I... More 

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Fes, Morocco
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

A good museum which was interesting to visit. It is one of the only museums in town so it is worth visiting if you have time.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2012

This place worth the visit on a Sunday. There is not much to do in Conakry, and one may sometime want to see a bit of local history. In the courtyard, there are some exceptional sculptures, the guide is friendly, and you get a better idea of the local culture and history. Go for it!

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