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Address: Lome, Togo

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This two-room museum is an somewhat odd but endearing pairing two very different times in Togolese history -- prehistory and the Colonial years. An insightful snapshot of the... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 September 2016
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Lochristi, Belgium
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6 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

This is a small museum with little artifacts .. Ideal if you are not into large museums ... Don't expect too much entrance is 1500cfa.

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Atlanta
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

This two-room museum is an somewhat odd but endearing pairing two very different times in Togolese history -- prehistory and the Colonial years. An insightful snapshot of the history of Togoland and the German occupation, this museum has a few but important exhibits of a history that's neither well-known, nor well-documented. Worth a visit.

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LOME
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

I planned to visit our National Museum here in Lome, Togo, Africa for long time but I did not do it . Now , it was done . I visited the Museum in this September 2016 and enjoyed . I saw many amazing things and was happy . I took the opportunity to read some articles or stories about Benin... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Given that the history of Togo as a sovereign state is relatively recent, the museum was an interesting look at the area's past. Displays of iron working, ceramics and weaving on the main floor; downstairs a description of the slavery industry and a journey through the formation of Togo from its German and French periods through to today. It isn't... More 

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Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

One of the best collection of statues and masks I have ever seen from all over west Africa. All are labelled and form art f a large private collection, owned by a nice Chinese man. Worth a visit !

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Oak Ridge
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

This museum was quite the surprise. We did not know the driver was going to stop and we are very happy he did. Although the museum is one step higher than a high school library, it was very interesting and informative. The displays regarding the early life in Togo were very interesting, as were aspects of daily life. I found... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015

Lots of different artifacts, utensils and tools. Interesting historical description of Togo. I learned a lot about the country.

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Lome, Togo
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2015

The museum does not have a lot to offer. It is however worth the 2000 CFA that it cost. It will take you around 30 min to thoroughly explore the place.

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New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2015

but not special. Many photos of previous European powers. Not well maintained . Sure give a look if around

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2014

This museum in the very center of the city gives good idea of cultural history of the peoples of the country. The guides are quite qualified. I believe you will leave the museum with positive impressions

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