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Museum of the Revolution

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Effectively empty and closed. According to the watchman, not expected to open anytime soon. There... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
The Hague, The Netherlands
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We tried three times. And we could not find anything that looked like a museum or had a sign, a... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2015
Stockholm, Sweden
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This museum chronicles Mozambique's war for independence from Portugal.
  • Excellent7%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible44%
3 Oct 2017
20 May 2015
“Where is it?”
Maputo, Mozambique
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Effectively empty and closed. According to the watchman, not expected to open anytime soon. There is a small exhibition in the Catembe Gallery Hotel on former leader Machel. His 'hideout' in the early days was supposedly in this building.

Thank ljharris2017
Reviewed 20 May 2015

We tried three times. And we could not find anything that looked like a museum or had a sign, a name, anything that would indicate the existence of such a place... Sadly, because we were interested to see it. I see most of the reviews...More

3  Thank Lillemusen
Reviewed 5 February 2015

Like most museums in Maputo this was closed over the christmas and new year holidays, even though there are a lot of tourists in the city and family that would appreciate somewhere to go.

Thank Jenny B
Reviewed 28 October 2014 via mobile

Please note that the picture featured for the Revolution Museum is in fact the Natural history museum and not the Revolution Museum.

4  Thank 492ricardop
Reviewed 11 November 2013

This museum reminds me when i was in primary school and we did a study tour... that was a very looooong time ago. I have a lot of respect for this museum because in Mozambique we don't have a museum culture unfortunately, but this one...More

Thank Makuanita
Reviewed 31 December 2012

When we enjoy, we forget those that perished whilst fighting for the dignity of the African people. I was touched learning about the gallant escapades of Dr Eduardo Mondlane who was in the same profession as I, and Mr Samora Moises Machel! Khanimambo! May their...More

1  Thank ZingaraPretoria
Reviewed 13 October 2012

We passed but the guard said it has been closed since 2010. It has been bought by the leading political party so soon will just be a propaganda machine

1  Thank TMGy
Reviewed 11 June 2012

I went to this Museum braced for the worst (it is actually owned by the party that one the war post-revolution so history is always written by the victors so they say) but wasnt expecting to find it closed. Even worse, the person who told...More

1  Thank harshbutfair1
Reviewed 1 March 2012

This place will tell you how the Mozambicans fought for their country. You will feel as if you're in their shoes, it's that good. Worth a visit.

1  Thank ritesh17
Reviewed 1 February 2012

The collection of the exhibits are reasonable but it is not maintained or displayed in an attractive fashion. It's worth a short visit to understand the history of the Mozambican independence on the way to one of markets.

Thank Jeevaduraisamy
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