The National Museum was inaugurated on 19th November 1952 by then Prime Minister Ameer Mohamed Amin Didi. It houses various national artefacts including prehistoric armour, weapons, manuscripts and more. There is also a display of jewellery and clothes worn by past kings and queens, and other priceless items belonging to Sultans. There are also displays of old photographs, anthropological objects and other items that exhibit past Maldivian life.
Location: Sultan Park, Male
Opening hours: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm on weekdays
Admission: Foreigners (adult) US$ 3.00, Foreigners (Child) US $ 1.00, Locals (Adult) Rf 10, Locals (Child) Rf 5.
Admission tickets are sold from 8:00 am to 5:40 pm