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Alele Museum, Library and National Archives

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Very nice museum

Very nice museums which shows the traditions of the Marshall Islands: old cloths, weaving, fishing... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
Hamburg, Germany
Small, well curated and very informative museum

This is a great place. Small but well curated. It provides a quick overview of the character of the... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
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| (Near Courthouse), Majuro 96960, Marshall Islands
+692 625-3372
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

Very nice museums which shows the traditions of the Marshall Islands: old cloths, weaving, fishing, and navigating, the stickcharts are very amazing. Photos of people from the German time, photos of the atomic bombing tests in Eniwetok and Bikini. The rooms have a good cooling...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2018

This is a great place. Small but well curated. It provides a quick overview of the character of the Marshall islands, its ethnography, customs, discovery. The room dedicated to sea navigation is fascinating. And the section on the nuclear testing on Bikini highly informative and...More

Thank Cyba
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

As there is not that much else to fo, a visit to this small museum is worth it as a lot about history (recent as well as ancient) is shown. I got a lot of insight about different topics.

Thank Marna P
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The museum explains much of the cultural artifacts and history that one sees on the island. I went here on my last day and wished that I had gone early on -- it would have made my stay richer. Pay particular attention to the traditional...More

1  Thank Carl B
Reviewed 17 March 2017

a small museum but very interesting, the photos and displays are amazing, make sure you donate when you are there.

Thank kerryhoarekiwi
Reviewed 23 February 2017

This is a petite facility, but it provides a good overview of the migration of people across the Pacific, the ethnography, and particularly, the legacy of atomic weapons testing. Plenty of photos that, while had seen plenty of nuclear images before, were new to me...More

4  Thank PublicHealthRxDoc
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Some good historical artifacts that showed traditional ways of life in the Marshall Islands. A very worthwhile place to visit

Thank Tim O
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

This Museum is FREE, but does accept donations. The artifacts are 'the real deal,' depicting so many facets of island life for hundreds of years! Also, the photos, some going back in the 19th Century are stunning. Then, too, do NOT miss the shocking photos...More

Thank douglas w S
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Aside from some nice beaches, there are very few attractions on Majuro Atoll above the water. The best things to see here are mainly all under the water and require diving skills. Alele is one of few interesting places to visit on land. Yes, it...More

3  Thank Saricie_Q
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This is a small museum, with several interesting exhibits. You can learn about various aspects of the Marshall Islands and their culture. A good way to spend a rainy afternoon.

Thank Robert D
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