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National Museum of Ghana Bounces Back

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His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, The Executive Director and some dignitaries at the reopening of the Museum.

 

The National Museum Gallery which was closed for refurbishment in 2015 is officially open to the public. Gracing the reopening was His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the President of the Republic of Ghana and some dignitaries.

The facility, located on the premises of the Ghana Museums and Monuments Board in Adabraka, Accra, had not seen any major refurbishment since it was first opened on the 5th of March 1957.

The Museum has now been fully rehabilitated, and restored to its original state with the inclusion of additional exhibits and artefacts.

The renovated edifice is expected to attract about 150,000 visitors each year and will contribute significantly to the country’s agenda of achieving domestic tourist arrivals of one million by 2024 which will help promote Ghana in becoming a leading tourist destination.

The National museum will serve a large variety of audience including domestic and foreign tourists, researchers, educationists, students, tour guides and families.

On display are objects from the field of Ethnography, Archaeology and Arts. In addition to the exhibition, 7 vehicles used by former heads of state, including 3 E450 Mercedes-Benz vehicles, 2 Nissan Patrols, a limousine, and a Toyota Land Cruiser.

The Museum is open to the public everyday, from 9:00am to 4:30pm.

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REOPENING OF MUSEUMS AND WORLD HERITAGE SITES

The Board of Directors and the Management of the Ghana Museums and Monuments Board are delighted to announce that we will be opening to the public on 10th September, 2020. However, staff and visitors will be required to observe all preventive protocols and also go through precautionary health checks as part of measures taken to protect both visitors and staff.

The underlisted protocols are developed in line with the regulations and guidelines provided by the International Council of Museums (ICOM) and the guidelines and protocols for the Tourism and Hospitality Sector by the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture. For general information on visits, please call 0243459659 or send an email to gmmb.acc@gmail.com.

Please be considerate to other visitors and staff and observe the following protocols during your visit:

  • Observe the physical distancing limits in waiting and in public area
  • Strict compliance of "NO MASK NO ENTRY" Policy. Face covering are required for the protection of yourself and others throughout your visit.
  • Hand washing and Hand sanitizing stations are installed at the entry and exit points at the sites. Please wash or sanitize your hands.
  • We have also introduced extra cleaning measures for your protection
  • Please do not vist if you feel unwell or have COVID-19 symptoms

A maximum of ten (10) visitors at a time will be allowed in a group for a guided tour to enable adherence to a safety distance of at least 1.5m between each visitor and the Education Officers. We also encourage visitors to keep a safe distance apart during your visits. Our staff will be on-hand to advice.

All visitors are encouraged to book their visits by calling the following telephone numbers:

Western Region, Fort Orange : 0303943033

Greater Accra Region: 0303944028

Volta Region Keta: 0303943034

Upper East Region: 0303943035

Ashanti Region: 0303943041

Museum of Science and Technology: 0303943038

Ussher Fort : 0303943032

Central Region : 0332097890

Signage/posters are affixed in a conspicuous manner at the premises to sensitize visitors on restricted areas as a precautionary measures.

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