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The Old Synagogue

Although I did not visit the interior of this museum (it was closed), it is housed in the old... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2017
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

Lovely old building displaying the geology of Mozambique. It cost MZN50 to get in so really... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2016
Horley, United Kingdom
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2 Jan 2017
“The Old Synagogue”
26 Nov 2016
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Reviewed 2 January 2017

Although I did not visit the interior of this museum (it was closed), it is housed in the old synagogue of Maputo. The large star of David still sits proudly atop the building. Even if the museum is closed, stop by for the history of...More

1  Thank dmittleman
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Lovely old building displaying the geology of Mozambique. It cost MZN50 to get in so really cheap. The displays are old and could do with a freshen up but it is very interesting and you are allowed to take photos.

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Reviewed 10 November 2016

Very ni ce museum with lots of minerals and stones. Free for kids that love it and learn lot of things. Garden is nice also!

1  Thank i Valentina F
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Full of information about Mozambique Geology. The curator is knowledgeable and available. A good visit if you are into "rocks" and also good if you just want to know what we have in Mozambique.

Thank NunoRosario
Reviewed 30 June 2016

The museum is small and has a limited collection, which could be improved in terms of museum display, but the collection is interesting and the building itself is very nice and pleasant. And the staff are very friendly! It is one of the little known...More

Thank MarioForjazSecca
Reviewed 11 June 2016

it was more interesting than the other museums in Maputo but difficult to understand the PortugueseThey could add some english for visitors.

Thank Nadia P
Reviewed 5 September 2015

This is as good as a hidden treasure and a MUST SEE. I did not find visitors - local or foreigners but the collection is impressive. Entry is also free and the small but nice museum is very clean.

1  Thank TabrezNasar
Reviewed 21 May 2015

It took us less than half an hour to go through everything they had in this museum. The collection is not bad, but there is absolutely nothing written in English, which is quite a pity, as they have a historical and geological part and it...More

1  Thank Lillemusen
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