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The Vanuatu Cultural Centre

Saralana Park, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
+678 22129
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Saralana Park, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
+678 22129
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited the Museum and our guide Edgar was fantastic. He is a humble any quietly spoken man, who knew so much about Vanuatu and it's history. He is very talented, creating a sand drawing and playing several national anthems on the bamboo pipes. The...More

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Interesting but needing improvement. Entry payment required, but hopefully that will help make it better.

Thank flyona67
Reviewed 18 April 2017

This national museum is well worth a visit. While the unique displays are self-guided, you don't want to miss the sand drawing which has been recognized as a UNESCO Cultural Heritage practice. It is a mesmerizing art form that requires a gifted artist to leave...More

Thank MaryC508
Reviewed 18 April 2017

it is a great experience to visit museums in different parts of the world, it gives you a better understanding of the culture, a very enjoyable visit

Thank jennywoodward
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We had a brief visit here as part of our day learning more about Vanuatu's cultural history, and could have spent longer, but with a young child, it was a mostly superficial walk through.

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Visiting this island is a must see is the museum and cultural centre. It is one and the same thing with interesting exhibits teaching the visitor the culture and folklore of the island. When we were there, we were lucky enough to see a song...More

Thank Hello T
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Gave you an insight into Island life before the 'west came'. Lots of artifacts and good explanation of the life style

Thank watalex1
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We visited the beautiful musuem on my request - much to my husband's displeasure who can't stand anything remotely artistic or historic! We were both so happy with what we found here. It is not a large musuem, i dont think Vanuatu is overindulgent as...More

Thank BridieIrvine
Reviewed 28 February 2017

The National Museum is very small and rather dated. There are lots of cabinets with traditional costumes and natural history specimens that look their age. The demonstration by the staff of the traditional sand drawings was fascinating to watch. The symmetry and intricacy of the...More

Thank geographyguy_11
Reviewed 26 February 2017

a very interesting experience, probably needs to be upgraded to be more user friendly. The guides are wonderful and have an extreme amount of knowledge

Thank byronwakeham
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how much does this cost?
17 March 2015|
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Response from 64Travellerone | Reviewed this property |
From memory, it was about 200vat per person.