Museu Nacional da Escravatura, Luanda

2.7
Explore a modest monument commemorating the suffering inflicted upon the Angolan people at Museu Nacional da Escravatura. Located in a two-story colonial building once used for processing and transferring slaves, the museum overlooking the ocean contains a chapel with adjacent rooms. Examine the site where millions of slaves were baptized and later exported to Portuguese colonies in America. As you enter the structure, you can inspect a small collection of mostly photographic memorabilia; to learn more about the site, ask the staff members to fill in the context with historical facts. Using our online itinerary creator, Luanda attractions like Museu Nacional da Escravatura can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Beautiful little "Museu" right on the beach. It is filled with historical artifacts depicting times of slavery. This location played a prominent role during the Triangular Slave Trade. A must see if.....  more »
  • It's just a small house with 5 rooms with information about slavery in Angola. One can visit this museum in 20 min. Still, worth the visit.  more »
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  • Historic slavery museum. Very informative. Great outdoors craft market
  • Great experience. It takes you back to black history.
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