The National Museum of History

Written by on 18th September 2023

The National Museum of History of Seychelles

The National Museum of History  has the responsibility of acquiring, safeguarding, and presenting historical artifacts for the public’s benefit. Its exhibits showcase the rich history of Seychelles and feature ethnologically significant objects that offer a glimpse into traditions and ways of life from bygone eras. The primary mission of the museum is to promote an understanding of Seychelles’ history and cultural heritage, with a special focus on educating the youth of Seychelles. Additionally, the museum includes a gift shop for visitors. 


The museum is divided into galleries and a temporary exhibition hall

Early discovery to Crown colony (915-1903)
Crown colony to Independence (1903-1976)
Nationhood (1976-2018)
Gift of State (Presidential gifts of state)
Creole Culture (Traditional Life) 

Address: Independence Avenue, Victoria
Tel: + 248 4225404 

Opening Hours
Mondays: 09:30 to 12:30
Tuesdays through Fridays: 09:30 -16:30 – closed for lunch 12:00 to 13:00
Saturdays: 09:30 -12:30
Sundays and Public Holidays: Closed

Entrance Fees
-Seychellois Nationals (ID Required)
Children free: 0-11 years
Adults and Children over 12 years Rs 25/-

-Non Nationals
Children free: 0-11 years
Adults and Children over 12 years Rs 150/-


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