Top rated Museums in Dakar

Experience the best that Dakar has to offer with our curated list of top-rated places. Sorted by average review scores from venues boasting over 30 reviews, these establishments promise exceptional quality and experiences to elevate your visit in the city. This list contains 13 places from Museum category.

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Maison Ousmane Sow
👍👍 Quel talent! J'étais content d'y aller.
4.50 (132 reviews)
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House of Slaves
Opened in 1962, this museum & memorial documents the history of the Atlantic slave trade.
4.40 (2.8K reviews)
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The Museum of Black Civilisations
🫤 The museum was an idea proposed by Senegal's first president Léopold Sédar Senghor over 50 years ago, and became a reality in 2015. For its sprawling size, the museum didn’t offer exhibitions worthy of its 14000 sqm. All exhibitions, accept for the one of African woman leaders one, are in French. S...
4.40 (1.3K reviews)
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Phare des Mamelles
Hilltop 1864 peninsular lighthouse offering scenic views, guided tours & summer music performances.
$$ $$
4.30 (2K reviews)
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Senegalese Armed Forces Museum
👍👍 1857 was 1st regiment of the African soldiers. 200,000 Senegalese soldiers fought under the French flag. President Senghor nicknamed them The Black Dogs of the Empire. The museum is full of history.
4.30 (57 reviews)
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Musée Leopold Sedar Senghor
👍👍 You can find the tables in Dakar for doie. In front of the Lonase headquarters. It's inside the National School of Fine Art.
4.20 (94 reviews)
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Galerie Arte
Art gallery
👍 Quiet space plus communicate with works of art, you can make purchases. The space is also under video surveillance.
4.20 (90 reviews)
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Woman Museum Henriette Bathily
👍👍 La femme.. la source de la vie elle-même.
4.10 (65 reviews)
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Espace Medina
👍👍 It’s a new world. Worth a trip to Dakar.
4.10 (58 reviews)
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Ancien palais de Justice
👍 I absolutely love this place it's amazing all the potential that can be used for the place for the future. The building has been used for 2016 and 2018 biennale (la cité dans le jour bleu and l'heure rouge). The Place always has very beautiful and interesting installations from artists coming from...
3.90 (61 reviews)
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Henriette-Bathily Women's Museum
👍 Museum of the Woman of Gorée was a place where we found beautiful things made with the manual dexterity of our valiant ladies who were there. Very welcoming, they were always ready to share their knowledge.
3.90 (56 reviews)
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IFAN Museum of African Arts
Art museum
Iconic 1938 museum showcasing contemporary & historic African art & cultural exhibits.
3.80 (394 reviews)
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Monument De La Cité Vice Amiral PONCHARDIER
👍👍 Nice
3.60 (68 reviews)
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