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Ethnographic Museum

Gama'a St., Khartoum, Sudan
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Excellent exhibits - variable opening hours

A smallish national museum with fine material well presented. The general air of the museum however... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2017
Rupert M
London, United Kingdom
Small but very nice museum

Great museum, although it is small there are some interesting things to see. And you don t pay... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2016
Almere, The Netherlands
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Gama'a St., Khartoum, Sudan
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

A smallish national museum with fine material well presented. The general air of the museum however is of benign neglect.

Thank Rupert M
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Great museum, although it is small there are some interesting things to see. And you don t pay entrance fee so it does nt matter that it takes only 20 - 30 minutes to see all.

2  Thank EthiopiaMarilou
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Great but dusty exhibits on the different tribes inhabiting the different climates of Sudan. Watch out for the opening hours - they are closing quite early (3 pm).

1  Thank magdzilla
Reviewed 12 December 2015

Only half the collection was available the day we went, but it was a very nice selection of different tribes from both North and South Sudan.

1  Thank paneb
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Modern, small but very well structured to give an idea of the real life of nomadic tribes in Sudan, their ornaments, jewelry, crafts and of their daily life activities, from self-defense to haunting. Well worth a visit.

2  Thank Marco S
Reviewed 13 September 2015

This is a very interesting museum for those interested in life of local people in the past and now. It shows the richness of the desert culture as well as the land that is now the South Sudan. The most impressive is a gigantic war...More

5  Thank Martyszka
Reviewed 31 July 2015

This museum is located at Gama'a Avenue , near Khartoum university . I believe if you visited this museum , you will get out of it with more information about the life of different insects, birds and animals of the Sudan . ( figures, pictures...More

2  Thank isamzein
Reviewed 19 July 2015

The ethnographic museum is a bit reminiscent of Oxford's Pitt-Rivers, stuffed to the gills with fascinating pieces of ethnographic ephemera. This is a great place to come and learn about various tribes and traditional practices, and worth dipping in to a couple of times, to...More

1  Thank Kay H
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Small museum located in the colonial center of old Khartoum, the building use to be officers club of the british army. the Museum host good number of tribal artifacts. Part of it is the Sudan Civilization Institute.

2  Thank AshrafElsharif
Reviewed 19 November 2014

Small but well presented collection which documents the culture and language of the many tribes and ethnic groups in Sudan

3  Thank Stephen T
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