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National Museum

Sultan Park, Male
+960 332-2254
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Sultan Park, Male
+960 332-2254
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here about 8 years ago and unimpressed. Now they've completely remodeled in a very fine building. Even has an elevator if you ask. New are the police museum and the postage stamp exhibit. The rest of the museum has artifacts from ancient to...More

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Centrally located, the museum is housed in a big building but has room for more exhibits. Foreigners pay more for the entrance fee. Use of cameras are allowed (without flash) with a fee. Exhibits include stamps, banknotes, royal regalia, old texts and Korans, the police...More

Thank millmma
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum has a good collection of items from early times through the present. The police museum has modern exhibits and a very nice and knowledgeable gentleman to answer your questions. The stamp museum is also fun to browse. This is a good thing to...More

Thank Rtjeter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is not particularly large, but one should not miss it. It has kind of mixture of all kinds of things related to the Maldives. There's really nothing super fascinating with it, but there's also nothing that's terrible about it. Plus, the price, while...More

Thank The_Traveling_Expat
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Working hours are actually Sat- Thu 10.30 till 15.30, closed on Fri, so could not visit the museum. From the outside it looks grand, located near Sultan park so easy to find.

Thank Ani_Lo_PK
Reviewed 15 November 2017

find something of value in even the smallest/dullest of museums, and have a day to spend in Male, come here for an hour or so, there is still space for improvement. So I say you should visit this place.

Thank Crossrays
Reviewed 13 November 2017

It is a small museum, and one can see the efforts of gathering all they could find but still not have enough to fill it in. I know Maldives have a short history, and all revolved around the year 1511 when Islam was introduced, but...More

Thank Ioana L
Reviewed 2 November 2017

If you are interested in history , how can you not visit a national museum in any country. This one is also good. Do visit to know the Maldivian history.

Thank Sheetal K
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

It's not very good Really needs some reorganise Looking very neglected I was the only person there the whole time

Thank Fran G
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Things are since 1500 years ago max , 3 floors to visit finish the place in hours . It cost 100 rf almost 6.5 $ . Can be part of after launch walk .

Thank Mohab K
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9 January 2016|
Response from Yasramar |
In maldives?