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EFKS Museum

Main West Coast Road, Malua | P.O Box 468, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
658-42967
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The quality of workmanship in the carvings is astounding

We have tried to visit this museum on several visits to Samoa but never managed it. We finally got... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Chris_Haml
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Auckland, New Zealand
Lovely place to visit

We had 2 wonderful guides that explained the stories about the wood carvings and all other arts... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Leanne K
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Brisbane, Australia
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good26%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
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“wood carvings” (4 reviews)
“take photos” (2 reviews)
“on display” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Main West Coast Road, Malua | P.O Box 468, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
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658-42967
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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

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
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This museum is another place near Apia requiring a taxi ride. On display were many carved wooden animals, all with a story which is delivered by our guide. Some students were nearbye painting as a lesson & we were able to overlook the work that...More

Thank davidu2219
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We hadn't read up on the Museum and maybe if we had may not have called in! We had driven past on several occasions and said we should go in. Well when we did it certainly wasn't what we expected, we are not into art/sculpture...More

Thank WayneAP
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This place was a strange one, it wasn't exactly as we'd thought it would be- we were expecting more history but it was purely artwork. Don't get me wrong the artworks were amazing, we loved seeing them. Unfortunately you had to pay an extra 20...More

Thank Connie_Hopper
Reviewed 25 August 2016

If you have an hour to spare please visit this wonderful museum, the entranceway is enhanced by magnificent wood carvings and in the museum the fine art students have displayed marine and land exhibits. Endearing guide explaining it all with a very reasonably priced entrance...More

Thank 1811027Scott
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Situated about half way between Apia and the International Airport. This arts college has a large circular exhibition space for many of the wood carvings, paintings, and sculptures created by the students. There is a small entrance fee, and if you wish to photograph any...More

Thank Grant B
Reviewed 13 February 2016

Went there, the lawns and the surroundings all need work on as the car park was in tall grass. Everything is breaking down by the looks off it. The bridge over the pond needs work on as well. If you have kids, you might want...More

Thank warmblanket
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Not what I expected. Lots of wonderful carvings and art pieces. What I expected to see was more of the history of the EFKS church. There were some really fantastic carvings, some relating back to the pre-missionary days. Glad I visited though.

Thank Dot M
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Alison772015
28 August 2017|
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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.
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