"Knowing the past to better understand the present and shape the future"
The Douala Maritime Museum, which was inaugurated in 2013, is a real architectural jewel that looks like the stern of a ship. From a distance, the futuristic three-storey building of 600m2 takes the forms of ship that has dropped anchor
It is part of a vast programme to collect, preserve and promote the cultural heritage of the Cameroon coast. Thus its rich and varied collection comprises sculptures, photographs, maps and paintings whose exhibition is based on various themes.
Thus it contains a rich and varied collection such as sculptures, photographs, maps and paintings whose exhibition is based on various themes including: Man in his natural environment; Evolution of the types of ships in the world and in the ports of Cameroon and the history of and evolution of trade in the ports Cameroon.. It is located at the Rue de l’Hôpital in the Bonanjo administrative district within a walking distance from the Centre des Affaires Maritimes and the Douala. For more information, please consult the web site www.museemaritime.cm.
Opening hours : Tuesday to Sunday and public holidays from 9 am - 6 pm.
Gate fees (FCFA):
Douala Maritime Museum