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The monument is for the martyrs of the revolutionary fighters of the EPRDF. It is built on a very... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2017
bilalalhabashi
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
via mobile
Monument to the struggles of the Ethiopian people.

Visited here as a group. 50 birr fee for foreigners. Great view of Mekelle. Cafe looked nice but... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
Louinethiopia
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 December 2017

Rather like most museums in Ethiopia they are often not labelled clearly so that one does not have enough information about the exhibits. This museum has lots of photo of the liberation army

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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

The monument is for the martyrs of the revolutionary fighters of the EPRDF. It is built on a very large square of land. It has a museum, a monument and a Hall. It has also a wide open garden with good scenery. The monument is...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Visiting the Marty's memorial, I was vaguely aware of the rebellion that started in Tigray to overthrow the Derg, the military committee that seized control of Ethiopia in the 70's, and murdered Emperor Haile Selaisse. What I hadn't fully appreciated was how it started with...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

This was a cool museum to visit and tells the story of the Ethiopian revolution from the perspective of the local people. Once we started walking around, we realized that we had no idea what we were seeing (we hadn't done any research beforehand). So...More

Thank rlfisher02
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Visited here as a group. 50 birr fee for foreigners. Great view of Mekelle. Cafe looked nice but didn't have time to try it out. There is an enormous sculpture of a fighter's sandal which makes for some fun photos. We were a bit rushed...More

Thank Louinethiopia
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Went there. Made great pics and had lunch museum is fantastic next door. Friendly police. Good English guides.

Thank frankscheunert
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Museum is just a lot of pictures and some equipment used. Need a friend or guide for explanation/stories. Also some quite interesting paintings, but everything is not really well-exposed, feels like walking in the storage.

Thank Joost d
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Nothing new had been added since my last visit four years ago. The display is old, tired and badly displayed considering It's content which is interesting and an Important part of history. I'm sure the school children who visit would appreciate some imagination and some...More

Thank WendyinAscot
Reviewed 31 December 2016

As an American of the "Vietnam" era, a visit to the Vietnam "Wall" in Washington D.C. was a "sacred" moment for me. I had the same feeling as I had the opportunity to visit the Martyr's Memorial with a friend who had lived through the...More

Thank allenr619
Reviewed 19 December 2016

the monument is on a hill of course not downtown. it is worth to see but the museum itself is quite repeating

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