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Temporary Closure of ALL Museums, Forts and Castles

Temporary Closure of ALL Museums, Forts and Castles 

The Board of Directors, Management and Staff of the Ghana Museums and Monuments Board (GMMB) have taken serious notice of the address by His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the President of the Republic of Ghana on Sunday, March 15, 2020 banning all church activities, funerals, temporary closure of schools and other public gatherings following the confirmation of imported cases of COVID-19 infections in the jurisdiction.

Based on the foregoing, all Museums managed by the GMMB, all Forts and Castles are closed to the public until further notice, effective 19th March, 2020. The temporary closure is a preventive and Precautionary measure.

The GMMB encourages its entire staff, cherished visitors and the general public to adhere to the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Ministry of Health's  preventive measures as follows: 

  • Wash your hands with soap and water before touching anything including your eyes, nose and mouth.
  • Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze
  • Disinfect the objects and surfaces you touch
  • If you are sick, stay home and avoid crowds and contact with others.

Thank you.

















The temporary exhibition at the National Museum under the theme: Architectural Heritage of Ghana, CLOSED yesterday (March 21, 2019).

The exhibition is a broad acknowledgement of the role architectural heritage plays in the National development of Ghana and the need for the appropriate recognition to help improve our cultural narrative. In architecture, strutures tell stories and therefore, the buildings and structures chosen weave a story from our early beginnings to the present. The Photographic exhibition leads visitors through a physical landscape centered on distinct places in our history for one of the following reasons;

  • Cultural Identity
  • National Development Agenda
  • Architectural Style
  • Construction Technology
  • Aesthetic Value

The exhibits include one rarely-seen photographic presentation of the model of the National Museum based on the architectural drawings by Arc. Dott Franco Minissi by Ghana's first President, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah to Mr. Arthur Bottomley, Britain's Secretary of State for Commomnwealth. 

We thank you for visiting the exhibition.  

Osu Castle (Christiansborg) is Currently Closed to the public until further notice. 

For Practical information on the exhibition please contact William: +233 24 345 9659



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