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National Museum Asmara, Asmara

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Museum · Hidden Gem · Specialty Museum
National Museum Asmara exhibits artifacts, tombstones, and scrolls found from excavations across the country. Situated in a former Catholic school for girls, the museum captivates with its vibrant red-brick exterior covered in detailed mosaics at the entrance. Bear in mind that informational captions are brief and don't include English translations. Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Asmara trip simple and quick.
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  • We were let in and given a “tour” (in limited but sufficient English) even though they were officially closed. Stuffed local animals, pictures of extinct ones, ancient bones, including 1 1/2 million.....  more »
  • This is a great museum and to the best of my knowledge the only museum in Eritrea. This is definitely a must see has it has everything from fossils, historical artifacts, history and plenty of cool...  more »
  • Lot of fun facts and exhibits
  • If you do not know much about Eritrea come to this museum to learn about ancient Eritrean cultures and tribes and the organisms that lived in ancient Eritrea...

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