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Make sure you go at the right time

This museum is probably not an attraction too many if there is no special exhibition at the time... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
Roy d
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Just an Arts Gallery of Botswana

Layout and location is good.... located in City centre.... Displays a lot of traditional... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2016
Justin J
Kochi (Cochin), India
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30 Aug 2017
“National Museum is closed”
5 Jun 2017
“Make sure you go at the right time”
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

In short: the national museum is closed. I went here with my parents and managed to get in after all. The government official said they were rebuilding and redecorating the galleries, but we were welcome to have a look around. It's free. The funny thing...More

2  Thank Ilse v
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This museum is probably not an attraction too many if there is no special exhibition at the time. The normal exhibits are interesting and informative, but many have been there a long time and need some updating. Some sections look a bit depressive. The museum...More

Thank Roy d
Reviewed 1 May 2017

There was a photo exhibition on at the Art Gallery and the very helpful curator provided an excellent background on the Castro Photographs. Good place.

Thank Goatshave
Reviewed 12 April 2017

the museum is packed with everything you might like t know about Botswana and our culture. from our traditional clothetorys, food and history.

Thank StayEasyInn
Reviewed 28 February 2017

The person at the information booth was totally uninformed and really quite rude. She just could not be bothered even answering questions about whether the art gallery was open. A rubbish experience. stay away, who know when it will open again.

1  Thank ericon991
Reviewed 23 January 2017

I was very disappointed to see that none of the displays has been updated since my previous visit.Many many years ago. Exhibits still broken, not very intresting

3  Thank FoodJames
Reviewed 18 November 2016

When I got there, a gentleman pointed out a sign that the building closed in April for renovations. Since it was September, I was a little confused. He then told me the contractor stopped showing up and the renovations are stalled. They let me walk...More

1  Thank harado
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Layout and location is good.... located in City centre.... Displays a lot of traditional handicrafts and tools... I liked the chairs made from worn out tyres. We can learn some history of the country...... It seems as if no importance is given to this museum........More

1  Thank Justin J
Reviewed 12 August 2016

This place is full of National Displays that show Botswana history- the animals, the people (particularly the original inhibitants of the precious country). Jst a few hours tour around the museum you would knw more about Botswana. Its all free of charge, so go check...More

Thank coolsed
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

The museum is outdated and downright boring. It could do with an uplift and an increment in terms of historical features about Botswana. Don't expect to be amazed.

1  Thank Tebogo M
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