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Really worth a visit

I visited the museum together with my daughter and my three grandsons. We started with the jewelry... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2018
JosvanA
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Oss, The Netherlands
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How strange to find Africa so closeby!

This is a unique museum in that you're "there"! You can walk through the village huts and see how... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2018
Cocciolino2015
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Perugia, Italy
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Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

I came by bike from nijmegen and it's reasonably to get there, the road to the museum is uphil though. inside the museum is quite interesting about contemporary and old art from the african continent. It's also displays anthropological artifacts from africa where dutch missionaries have collected items from. furthermore there was a exhibition about how african music influenced modern music abroad and subsequently influenced modern african music. Another interesting exhibition was about great photographers who influenced modern photography.

the place is aaccessible for the less abled people and also for kids where they have set up workshops such as music making to make it intereresting. signs are set up to make children understand what certain items are about.

there is an outdoor section of the museum but due to seasonal reasons it was closed. from april on, it's great to visit as well because you can get an impression of the african architecture of different tribes. As well there are art works displayed at certain points.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Minh H
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Reviewed 19 November 2015

This museum has a large outdoor part with huts/houses in different African styles. In summer there must be multiple activities outside, and then it's probably a lot nicer. The indoor part shows some modern African (and Haïtian) art, and typical African items such as shields, masks, drums. Some information about slavery.

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed 23 June 2015

Interesting the original building had been a missionary and they had collected a lot of African artefacts. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Susan V
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Reviewed 8 November 2014

Despite the rain and the cold we were not disappointed with this museum with its reconstructions of African life. Various types of villages from African countries are well built and described. The indoor parts a more traditional museum layout with lots of displays and art work
Food in the cafe was basic but adequate. Clearly this is a place school trips visit regularly so watch out for the groups which move around with amazing haste!
The staff were very helpful and obliging.
Probably a place to visit once but not return to.

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank DarloFoodie
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Reviewed 9 April 2014

Our visit there was excellent.
At the reception they accept Euro<26 student cards, so You have cheaper entrance with it. Inside really nice stuff from all over the African continent. Outside plantation of fruits and veggies from Africa, african village and everything that You should see.
Great events during the weekends in the summer - I was there at Ghana night - amazing drum performance!
If You like Africa - You must see African Museum in Berg en Dal!

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank draVska
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