The Vanuatu Cultural Centre, Port Vila

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Learn about Vanuatu's cultural history across numerous cultural grounds at The Vanuatu Cultural Centre. The museum features large collections of artifacts like masks, gongs, and outrigger canoes as well as natural finds including shells and fossils. View the video documentaries about the area's culture and history, and catch demonstrations on traditional skills like sand-drawing, dance, and storytelling. Consider hiring a tour guide to get extra details and fascinating histories on each object. The attraction also sells souvenirs like handicrafts and educational material. Plan to visit The Vanuatu Cultural Centre and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Port Vila attractions using our Port Vila online journey planner.
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  • I have visited the museum a few times and the sand drawing artist has always been away. He was also away on this trip but a trainee created some excellent drawings for us. A few people have...  more »
  • An interesting collection of artefacts from various locations. 2019 entry fee was 1000 vatu (approx $14 AUD). Take time to read the information sheets. The collection of stuffed birds is looking a...  more »
  • Fantastic place. Makes sure you get a chance to see Edgar do sand drawings and listen to his haunting music with the indigenous flute.
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