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Musee National de Bamako

Ave de la Liberte, Bamako, Mali
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Good Place to Visit in Bamako

Good Place to Visit in Bamako other than National Zoo Park. It is located near the National zoo... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
Bamako, Mali
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Located very close to the greenest part of the city – the gardens and the zoo. In-fact all three of... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
Husain A
Bamako, Mali
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Ave de la Liberte, Bamako, Mali
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

Good Place to Visit in Bamako other than National Zoo Park. It is located near the National zoo Park.

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Reviewed 13 July 2017

Located very close to the greenest part of the city – the gardens and the zoo. In-fact all three of them located right next to each other can be visited in one go. Convenient huh? There is a big collection of artefacts, textiles and statues....More

Thank Husain A
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

I visited the museum during our visit of the Parc and found it very well maintained, very interesting to get to know the history and culture of Mali. They had a special expo on Malian textile which was well worth the visit. A definite must...More

Thank VirginiaMember
Reviewed 4 May 2017

If you happen to be either at the zoo or the national Parc... run over to the museum on the same campus and have your self a look around!

Thank ciararivera
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The museum is located within the bounds of the botanical gardens - a splash of green in a dusty city. I've been twice now and what I've enjoyed most is the textiles. They have a lovely collection of textiles - both antique and modern -...More

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Visited the museum : very small you can finish in one hour but the replicas outside are very nice to take pictures of ... too many employees for a museum for too few employee who are following you wherever you go and sometimes expecting a...More

Thank Krishna kishore P
Reviewed 15 March 2017

A good way to have an idea of Mali's interesting history. Special attention for the textile area and the wood handcrafts, mask and totems.

Thank Colungueando
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This was a great place to come for a lovely Sunday afternoon. The exhibits are not extensive and it does cost about 1000F CFA to get in, but the setting is really nice, including lovely gardens. It is not clear if you have to pay...More

Thank ETSinTZ
Reviewed 15 December 2016

If in Bamako, this is a must see. Good amount of information about Mali and its cultures. Nice little gift shop.

1  Thank thillmanfin
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Main museum of Mali, consists of two open rooms (the day I visited it), one dedicated to textiles and the other to architecture and ceramics. Price for foreigners: 2500 CFA (about 4 euros)

Thank agusticassa
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Grace V
11 May 2017|
Response from Susan P | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm sorry I don't know. I went on a Saturday afternoon after touring the Botanical Gardens. So I know they are open on Saturday at about 1:30 or 2. I encourage you to visit and to check out the gift shop as well.