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Nice small museum

This museum is part of an working fine arts school and a lot of the paintings on display were done... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
Paul C
Wellington, New Zealand
Artwork awesome

The history behind the sculptures was fascinating to hear and the sculptures themselves were just... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
Glenys M
Dunedin, New Zealand
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“wood carvings”(4 reviews)
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Main West Coast Road, Malua | P.O Box 468, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were passing by and decided to drop in to the museum. It is wonderful to watch these very talented young artists at work creating their creative art pieces. The lady in the museum was fabulous not only did she take us on a tour...More

Thank 993anitat
Reviewed 17 September 2018

If you want see and experience the most stunning carvings and art work WOW this is the place to go! Our guide was excellent!

Thank cardorvale
Reviewed 22 August 2018

We had a great time here as part of our trip from the Le Vasa Resort. Our guide was very friendly and informative, so she particularly charmed us with her rendition of local legends. The art works and carvings on display were of a very...More

1  Thank Perry B
Reviewed 17 August 2018

If going here, pay for the guided tour. It was so informative and answered so many questions we had about the relationship between Christianity and the Samoan culture and beliefs.

Thank Connie D
Reviewed 24 July 2018

This museum is part of an working fine arts school and a lot of the paintings on display were done by the students - therefore the quality ranged from exceptional to pretty average but on the whole we enjoyed it and were happy for our...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 22 March 2018

More an art gallery than a museum, this attraction showcases artwork from students who ave attended the EFKS art college and is worth visiting. It's not a large exhibition but it is a relatively new venue with plans of future development.

Thank Kim B
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Wow, what a find. This is more a fine arts school than a museum. Beautiful artwork and carvings made by the students on display and a guided tour (30 tala for family) is available. All the cultural and mythology stories behind the paintings is explained...More

Thank kateandkeith2017
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We have tried to visit this museum on several visits to Samoa but never managed it. We finally got to it this visit and we are pleased we did. The way the artists have carved life into wood has to be seen to be believed....More

1  Thank Chris_Haml
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We had 2 wonderful guides that explained the stories about the wood carvings and all other arts inside the building. A very interesting place well worth a visit

Thank Leanne K
Reviewed 6 April 2017

The history behind the sculptures was fascinating to hear and the sculptures themselves were just beautiful.

Thank Glenys M
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28 August 2017|
Response from Alison772015 |
We bought a painting as a souvenir of our trip. I thought it fair to pay entry into the museum as well as extra to take photos of the exhibits. They are desperate for funds to complete the whole project.