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Solomon Islands National Museum reviews
Islands social history not much WW2 bit dark inside gift shop almost as big staff very pleasant staff more »
Quirky collection of wooden buildings just off the main highway. Definitely worth a visit. Good informative displays, albeit somewhat dated, but that adds to the appeal of the museum. Friendly staff..... more »
Only saw the main building and surrounding structures in evening before they closed. Is was small so it took only about an hour to complete all. All about Historical photos and wood crafts for Solomon also some weapons display from WWII. Don't expect much from her but still not a bad place to be visit.
The Solomon Islands National Museum was first opened on June 1969. It is situated in Honiara, the capital, in Guadalcanal Province. It is the only national museum in the whole country at present. Solomon Islands National Museum is a museum, cultural centre, government department or ministry and also houses ww2 relics. Collections. The major part of the collection consists of cultural materials with some examples of natural history specimens, World War II relics and archaeological material. The Museum also houses a collection of Audio-Visual material and reference books. Number of items in the collection: over 2,000 items. The collection contains items of the following types: Art, Heritage, Photography, Archaeological, Natural History (Animal Specimens, wet and dry), Contemporary, Scientific or Technology, Audio/visual material, Books or Journals, Posters, Pamphlets, Documents or Paper-based items, Outdoor sculpture, art or monuments.
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