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The small museum has not much to show, but the guide, at least Jose (the one we had), made it a wonderful spectacle. I learned and amused a lot.
Only zone of shade: the entry fee (not clear and documented)
This museum is small. It can't be compared with the Louvre or a suchlike museum, but it's worth visiting. It is on the Ngaliema Mount, formerly known as 'Stanley Mount'. The entrance fee is $10 per person for foreigners and $1 per person for locals....More
With almost no tourism activities in Kinshasa, we were pleased to find a fine collection of crafts, artifacts, and examples of Congolese life past and present. The signs are in French, and the docent they assigned us had very limited English. Luckily, our own guide...More
I really enjoyed this small museum & walking around the grounds after, seeing the amphitheater, cemetery, etc. Definitely worth having a guide. Great views of the river. The guard at the bottom of the hill demanded a $1 "tip" to open the gate even though...More
i went to this museum as part of my kinshasa and brazzaville tour. this was part of my awesome city tour.Congo travel and tours CTT showing us the best spots around.
If you wanna see something unique , i could recommend it :)
On my second visit to the museum I was again faced with grumpy staff just worried on asking for money for photos instead of making us - tourists - feel welcome. Since it was my second time i decided not to take photos also because...More
Visited on a Saturday afternoon: standard $10 + $5 for photos. Got an excellent tour from Marie Ange, here showing off the museum's N'Kisi figure. I didn't realize that the famous Stanley bronze would be guarding the museum--or that it would be quite so imposing....More
It is worth visiting this important museum, which has a small collection of artifacts of the country's history, even dating back to pre-homo sapiens area. The museum was established with help from a Belgium museum, but can only exhibit a very small number of items....More