Sierra Leone National Museum, Freetown

3.4
Find your way to history in the former railway station which houses Sierra Leone National Museum. Established in 1957, the museum is full of indigenous cultural artifacts and modern day historical items such as photographs. The site displays the sometimes-painful history of the country and its people. See the hidden history of secret societies and the costumes people wore at the entrance of the local treasure trove; head deeper into the museum to see the timeline of slavery. Hire a museum guide to understand the exhibits better. Use our Freetown trip itinerary builder tool to visit Sierra Leone National Museum on your trip to Freetown, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • A centrally located museum that is worthy of at least 30-45 minutes. There are great staff onsite who can guide you through the small exhibits. Walking distance from the Cotton Tree and Maroon Church.  more »
  • Located in the city centre, next to cotton tree. The exposition is very tasty, I was a little disappointed after the visit.
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  • It's small but compete it shows the culture and origins.
  • This museum is classic
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