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Maldives Sights

National Museum

  • Sultan Park
  • Malé

Updated 01/23/2013

Fodor's Review

The Sultan Park and impressive whitewashed villa housing this museum are perhaps more impressive than the collection within, but if you are in Malé it's worth spending a little time perusing the quirkily eclectic contents that tell the story of this miniscule island nation. The display rooms contain model boats, ceremonial thrones, and items dating back to pre-Islamic days, although some Buddha statues from this early period had to be removed when they were attacked and

damaged by Muslim extremists in early 2012.

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Sight Information

Address:

Sultan Park, Malé, Maldives

Phone:

332-2254

Sight Details:

  • 50 Maldivian Rufiyaa
  • Sun.–Thu. 9–5

Updated 01/23/2013

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