Walter Roth Museum of Anthropology, Georgetown

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Visit Walter Roth Museum of Anthropology to gain insight into the lives of Guyana's earliest settlers. Housed in a wooden building constructed in the 1800s, the museum features two floors of exhibits dedicated to the cultural heritage of Guyana. This institutions was founded on archaeological collections of Dr. Denis Williams and ethnographical collections of Dr. Walter Roth. Books, pottery, paintings, and tools provide an important look into Guyanese culture. Put Walter Roth Museum of Anthropology into our Georgetown road trip planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Great knowledge about the Guyanese people. The last part was truly educational as the curator educated me on the stones, writing, and ways of the indigenous people. If you want to know more about the ...  more »
  • Near the president's residence, this small museum has few genuine artifacts. I was particularly interested in the hieroglyphs, but they seemed to be copied onto artificial stones. I misunderstood the ...  more »
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  • Quite dry old school small museum. Lots of bored staff. According to the guestbook I was the first person that day (afternoon). Given it is free I would expect at least some locals, or school groups.
  • A lot of historical artifacts to see besides the Victorian architecture in a lovely location of Georgetown.
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