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Imagined 50 years ago by Léopold Sédar Senghor, the first president of Senegal, this institution is dedicated to the history of blacks from the beginning to the present day. This first museum of black civilizations, located in Dakar, is a 14,000 m2 building. It has four floors that draw their architectural inspiration from the interior atriums of houses in the Casamance region in southern Senegal and the Kingdom of Great Zimbabwe housing thousands of rooms. From its 12 meters high, the baobab sculpture (one of the masterpieces of this place) by the Haitian sculptor Edouard Duval-Carrié, is in the middle of the museum and which welcomes visitors. This museum celebrates Africa's contribution to the world's cultural and scientific heritage. The keystone of a new humanism without which the dialogue of cultures will always remain a great disappointment.

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Imagined 50 years ago by Léopold Sédar Senghor, the first president of Senegal, this institution is dedicated to the history of blacks from the beginning to the present day. This first museum of black civilizations, located in Dakar, is a 14,000 m2 building. It has four floors that draw their architectural inspiration from the interior atriums of houses in the Casamance region in southern Senegal and the Kingdom of Great Zimbabwe housing thousands of rooms.
From its 12 meters high, the baobab sculpture (one of the masterpieces of this place) by the Haitian sculptor Edouard Duval-Carrié, is in the middle of the museum and which welcomes visitors.
This museum celebrates Africa’s contribution to the world’s cultural and scientific heritage. The keystone of a new humanism without which the dialogue of cultures will always remain a great disappointment.

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