Museum of Natural History, Luanda

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#14 of 25 in Things to do in Luanda
Museum · Hidden Gem · Specialty Museum
Housing thousands of creatures, Museum of Natural History showcases the unique wildlife of Angola. The first-floor exhibition focuses on mammals, birds, and reptiles, detailing the region's rich variety that can be found to this day, including the giant sable antelope which is unique to Angola. Walk the insect corridor and make your way to the second exhibition hall which houses fish and marine life, including shells used as currency in the past. A vegetation exhibition shows off carnivorous plants that can live to be 2,000 years old. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Museum of Natural History and many more Luanda attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Luanda online tour itinerary maker.
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  • Best place to visit and to know type of Animal Kingdom present in Angola . Some areas was in need of maintenance specially lamps /lights . when I visited . Rest was extraordinary experience  more »
  • As someone who really enjoys museums I thought this one was a good option. When in Luanda and you are interested in history then this is worth a visit. Set an hour aside and enjoy the walk through...  more »
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  • I've been there with my 5 year old son, and we really enjoyed the show. There is a part dedicated to aquatic life and another one for land animals living in Angola. Each animal has a corresponding card with its natural specificities of diet and way of living. The collection of animals is quite, from squeletons to complete animals. There is also a collection of rocks and a special part dedicated to the Palanca Negra. Just go if you are not afraid of taxidermia...
  • Old but in excellent condition.

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