What better way to enjoy rich culture and history than in a museum loaded with beautiful and valuable artifacts from the past?
The National Museum of Ghana has just the right amount of antiquities for your viewing pleasure and to top it all off for tourists visiting the place, you will have the chance to understand a little about the culture of virtually all parts of the country.
There are also artifacts that represent some of the tribes of the country – Ga Adangmes, Ashantis and some northern tribes.
A tour of the facility in this new season of People & Places with Wonder Ami Hagan and his guest revealed many exciting details.
Among these were some facts about the Stone Age where people used stones for various domestic activities including farming, hunting, cooking among others and how herbs were used in spiritual and health purposes.
The museum also provides insight into Ghanaian customary rites and how they are performed in various tribes, as well as the essence of these.
Items including antique jewelry boxes, iron hoes and tools used in the past, herbs, food, palanquins, smock, Kente cloths and looms, typical kitchen used in the past and all the tools used there, among other things, can be found at the museum.
This episode of People & Places, which is the first in a two-part series focusing on the National Museum, will focus on the artifacts mentioned above while the other part which will air later, will provide details of national monuments and exquisite vehicles. of the past, including that of Ghana’s first president, Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah.
Watch the full interview below: