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Afrika Museum

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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
To Africa with my grandson

Very nice and 'cosy' museum telling and showing interesting matters about Africa and foreign 3rd... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
JLa54
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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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The Africa Museum is a museum about people located in the wooded hills of Berg en Dal near Nijmegen. It has both indoor and outdoor exhibits, with regularly changing temporary exhibitions and permanent displays of traditional African objects and its...more
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Postweg 6, 6571 CS Berg en Dal, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

The museum is quite small. There are some interesting things to see but all in all I think it wasn't worth the price. Maybe more interesting to visit with small children.

Thank JustEilidh
Nyanga W, Webredacteur at Afrika Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Thank you for leaving this comment. Sincerely, Africamuseum

Reviewed 10 May 2018

This is a unique museum in that you're "there"! You can walk through the village huts and see how the different African cultures adapted their constructions to the physical lay of the land. This makes a lasting impression especially on small children as they can...More

Thank Cocciolino2015
Nyanga W, Webredacteur at Afrika Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Thank you very much for leaving this comment! Sincerely, Africamuseum

Reviewed 31 August 2017

Very nice and 'cosy' museum telling and showing interesting matters about Africa and foreign 3rd world countries in general. Beautiful feather exhibition, very beautiful photo exhibition and all you can see about housing and living in African countries.

Thank JLa54
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Great museum lots of nature love it Small but very nice. Near Nijmegen oldest city in Holland The Romans were here did Germans were here

Thank Ron R
Kim W, Webteam at Afrika Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Dear Ron, Thank you for your positive reaction about the museum. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you back! Kind regards, Aernout

Reviewed 23 July 2017

I was really surprised by this museum. It's surrounded in a hilly wood area. You have a inside and outside area. Inside all kind of very nice objects, absolute no prullaria. Very nice objects which tells you more about the continent, the countries, the people...More

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Kim W, Webteam at Afrika Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Dear MrCanada, Thanks for your positive reaction on our museum! We appreciate your feedback on the texts--I will pass this along to my colleagues. Hopefully we'll see you soon again in the museum. Kind greetings, Rachel

Reviewed 18 June 2017

Lovely get-away from the city of Amsterdam. A three-hour train ride gets you to this museum that features artefacts, short videos and model homesteads from the Ahsanti, Mali and Makonde empires, to name but a few. The down-side is that any person who does not...More

Thank Arthur B
Kim W, Webteam at Afrika Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Dear Arthur B, Thank you for the feedback. We'll take it into consideration. Greetings, Rachel

Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I remember going here as a kid, which, well, is over 30 years ago. As we happened to be in the neighborhood ( the excellent groesbeek wine festival), decided to go by here. Pleasant suprise, the ultra modern museum has an extensive display of african...More

Thank Maarten d
Reviewed 20 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...More

Thank Minh H
Reviewed 18 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,...More

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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.

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Alexis R
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Dear Alexis, When you arive at Nijmegen Station, you have to take bus 3 (beware, take the bus that drives towards Berg en Dal, Afrika Museum. Bus 3 drives to another direction as well). The bus trip will take about 20... More
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