Musee de Nouvelle Caledonie, Noumea

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Get to know the story behind traditional Kanak and regional Pacific cultures at Musee de Nouvelle Caledonie, housing a collection of carvings, photographs, and historical artifacts. Oddly worded English explanations accompany each display, but you can learn more by picking up the English audio guide at the entrance. Check online for opening hours and upcoming exhibits. Plan your visit to Musee de Nouvelle Caledonie and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Noumea journey planner.
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  • Glad we visited this museum. Not many exhibits but quite educational about Kanak culture and colonization  more »
  • Sad and disappointing about the maintenance especially regarding the outdoor box and the garden I did not find the museum of my childhood. The surroundings in front of the museum the degraded Mwaka, stinks of piss and a real throat cut. Don't want the place:-(
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  • Easy to locate, the entry fee was affordable though I was expecting something bigger! Good place to learn the different cultures of Polynesian countries. They also have 8 giant comic books for children so they won't get too bored.
  • If you visit Noumea, a visit to the museum is a must. Centrally located (near McDonalds) the visit was well enjoyable.
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