Tanje Village Museum, Tanji
A private open-air museum near the sea, Tanje Village Museum proudly presents the country's natural and ethnographic history. Covering an area of 20,000 sq m (236,800 sq ft), the community-oriented site shelters more than 60 different plant species amid a lush, verdant environment. Displays of handmade crafts, such as instruments, paintings, and blacksmithing products, offer insight into Gambia's culture, family structures, and social hierarchies. Meanwhile, other displays focus on the natural environment of the country, and public workshops let you contribute to the production of traditional wares and art. You can also have a bantaba picnic or visit the local restaurant here. Plan your visit to Tanje Village Museum and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Tanji road trip app .
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Je kijkt met grote ogen hoe de mensen hier nog alles op een ambachtelijke wijze uitvoeren. De kleurrijke vissersboten worden uitgeladen op het strand. De vrouwen verwerken de vis : drogen of schoonmak... more »You look with great eyes how the people here still perform everything in a traditional way. The colourful fishing boats are unloaded on the beach. The women process the fish: drying or cleaning or smoking. And back like everywhere: the Gambian smile of the local people. We visited the village with accompaniment of "Spooningman" which lived in one of the beach bars. By taking someone with you, you also get a lot more explanations. Worth it!
This small museum gives a fascinating insight into the Gambian way of life and its traditions. There are a few rooms dedicated to a particular theme, eg musical instruments especially different kinds ... more »
Worth a visit and money, a good guided tour
I went there with my husband and it was a great surprise! Take the time to enjoy a drink and listen to the music group playing kora! Just an amazing moment!
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