One of the oldest museums in West Africa, IFAN Museum (African Arts Museum) serves as an important research center, noted for its collection of traditional Senegalese art. Nearly 300 items store here include tribal mask collected from every corner of the continent. Temporary exhibits regularly supplement the permanent collection. Add IFAN Museum (African Arts Museum) and other attractions to your Dakar trip itinerary using our Dakar day trip app.
IFAN Museum (African Arts Museum) reviews
There is a good range of art work here, from Senegal and the wider continent. I am surprised by some of the reviews here. There is a higher price for overseas visitors but to me this is good policy... more »
this was a big building but not a lot to see. had heads,skirts,and lots of artifacts on didplay. it only takes 30 min to see. more »
Good collection of African art products across the history. The price is relatively high for non-locals though, and taking this into consideration, I don't think you're missing a lot if you decide not to visit this museum.
Awesome experience, great exhibits with knowledgeable guides. Definitely worth the visit
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