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Musee International du Golfe de Guinee

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Many interesting sculptures.

No labels, Objects are crowded. Hopefully you will be with a good guide who can explain what you... read more

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sb-cre8art
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Santa Barbara, California
Not bad west African carvings collection

It changed its name to the Museum of African Art or something like that. This is a very small... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
MohQut
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Amman, Jordan
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Reviewed yesterday

No labels, Objects are crowded. Hopefully you will be with a good guide who can explain what you are seeing.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sb-cre8art
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

This is a small but impressive collection of mostly wooden sculptures from countries and cultures across West Africa. Some date to the 15th c. and the oldest is from the 10th c. Photos allowed outside but not in the inside gallery. The Museum has changed...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ben C
Reviewed 18 July 2018

It changed its name to the Museum of African Art or something like that. This is a very small, privately-owned museum (by a Chinese anthropology professor). It is a small 2 (overcrowded) rooms that contain a good collection of masks, carvings and other objects from...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MohQut
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

This is a small, privately-owned museum (by a Chinese anthropology professor) which houses a magnificent collection of masks, carvings, and other objects from around West Africa. Some of the items are 14th century! Most are marked with country of origin, ethnic group, some with date,...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Priscilla S
Reviewed 23 January 2017

First its not called this anymore--its called the museum of African Art or something like that. A very interesting hodge-podge of different pieces from all over West Africa. Worth visiting if you are doing a weekend in Lome or have a spare hour or so.

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

Its a very good place accessible to all who go to Lome even for a short trip. It is located in the city centre.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Prince O
Reviewed 15 September 2016

I will encourage you guys to visit the Musee International d' Art d' Afrique which is called before Musee International du Golfe de Guinee in Lome Togo.You will be happy to see some articles there. Please visit them if you are in Lome or will...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank TEVI L
Reviewed 27 November 2015

Have been to Lome before, so this time went to the Musee International du Golfe de Guinee. Set up in in a lovely house by the Swiss collectors, you have to give the exact address to your taxi driver, ring the buzzer, then pay local...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed 8 January 2015

take your time to read my other review and ... don't lose your time. don't walk away from your hotel and keep your wallet at streets.

Date of experience: December 2014
3  Thank malakal
Reviewed 6 April 2014

Didn't cost much 3000 CFA, but to go view three small and plain sized rooms, containing very similar items of hanging masks and a few statues, just didn't interest me. History I know, but sorry for me, it was a waste of 10 mins.

Date of experience: April 2014
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