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Not a lot there but it is a must visit place

Our guide, in fact the only one, was well informed and enthusiastic not only about the history of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
John G
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London, United Kingdom
An outdoor museum

First museum i have ever been to which is based outdoors. Entry is a cheap 10.000le each. A tour... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2018
Scarlett S
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London, United Kingdom
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Jomo Kenyatta Road | New England, Freetown, Sierra Leone
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 5 July 2016

It is worth a look to learn about the country's civil war, 1991-2002. The collection includes items from the Special Court, traditional dress, posters calling for peace, signs, etc. Really touching. Remember to see the Memorial Garden in the back. There's a lot more in...More

4  Thank gettingworried
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 6 January 2017

The curator did his best, but wasn't very well informed, and the displays are very limited. The Memorial Garden was in a desperate state, uncared for. But the archives of witness statements and court proceedings are well looked after. Essential visit for learning about the...More

1  Thank Biblioswiss
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our guide, in fact the only one, was well informed and enthusiastic not only about the history of the place but also describing the horrors of the war and its issues. It was our 3rd visit this year to Sierra Leone so we knew a...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 27 February 2018

First museum i have ever been to which is based outdoors. Entry is a cheap 10.000le each. A tour guide shows you around the museum explaining everything to you. Here you will learn about the civil war,presidents of sierra,Bai bureu and other important history of...More

Thank Scarlett S
Reviewed 22 January 2018

If you want to understand how Sierra Leone got to where it is today you need to visit the Peace Museum. What the museum documents is the vicious and pointless civil war of the late 90's. It is a by product of the Peace and...More

Thank outofBath
Reviewed 9 November 2017

the peace museum is a place that will reminding you of so many things you have lost. you will encounter friendly people also.

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Reviewed 6 January 2017

The curator did his best, but wasn't very well informed, and the displays are very limited. The Memorial Garden was in a desperate state, uncared for. But the archives of witness statements and court proceedings are well looked after. Essential visit for learning about the...More

1  Thank Biblioswiss
Reviewed 5 July 2016

It is worth a look to learn about the country's civil war, 1991-2002. The collection includes items from the Special Court, traditional dress, posters calling for peace, signs, etc. Really touching. Remember to see the Memorial Garden in the back. There's a lot more in...More

4  Thank gettingworried
Reviewed 15 March 2016

A guide will take you to a series of wall paintings significant in the history of Sierra Leone and tell you about the history of the country. Towards the end, visit the tomb of the unknown soldier and a statue of reconciliation after the most...More

2  Thank pjhap
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