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Where the history of The Gambia comes to life...

Discover Gambia's culture & history

ABOUT LAMIN

Lamin M Bojang was born in Gunjur Village Kombo South, West Coast Region, The Gambia, West Africa .....

ABOUT GUNJUR

The kingdom of Gunjur was headed by Foday Kabba Touray in the 18 century. After Foday’s death he was succeeded...

ABOUT MUSEUM

I first began my plans for The Gunjur Museum building for cultural heritage and environmental years before I ....

Protecting our history for future generations

Mr Lamin Bojang, founder of GVM

Lamin says, "our history is disappearing and our traditional languages are not written languages but spoken only. We have no central record of historical events and the culture of past generations is being lost. It's important we don't let that happen, our culture is too important".

The history of the area known as Gunjur has been narrated by our forefathers and passed from one generation to the next.

This oral history tells us that the first people known to have settled in this area were Bianunkas surname Sanyang of the Biyaro tribe. They settled near a small lagoon......

OPENING HOURS:

Monday to Thursday - 9 AM to 6 PM

Friday - 9 AM to 1-30 PM & 3 PM to 6 PM

Saturday - 9 AM to 1 PM

 

Sunday - 9 AM to 6 PM

ADDRESS:

Gunjur, Kombo South, The Gambia

 

Phone: 00220 6436637

Email: lamin@gunjurmuseum.com

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