Featured Exhibitions

  • EventsPhoto of African Traditional Medicine Day

    African Traditional Medicine Day

    For the occasion of the African Traditional Medicine Day, celebrated on the 31st of August, the Seychelles National Institute for Culture, Heritage and the Arts especially the National Museums and the Seychelles National Heritage Resource Council will be organizing two Exhibitions entitled: ‘Valorization of Coffee’ and “Medicinal and Edible Starfruit” The Exhibition by the Seychelles National Museums will feature coffee,…

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  • EventsPhoto of The Life Journey of Sir James Richard Marie Mancham

    The Life Journey of Sir James Richard Marie Mancham

      The Seychelles National Museums proudly presents  an Exhibition entitled, “The Life Journey of Sir James Richard Marie Mancham.“ From 20th June 2023 to 30th June 2023. At the National Museum of History.  

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  • ExhibitionsPhoto of History of slavery

    History of slavery

    It is often said that the Seychellois people is a melting pot of races. Indeed, this cliché amply describes the composition of the Seychellois Creole nation. The people of Seychelles represent an ethnic diversity that dates from the second half of the 18th century. In 1835, when the abolition of slavery came into force in all British colonies, 6,521 slaves…

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  • ExhibitionsPhoto of Pierre Poivre

    Pierre Poivre

    Three hundred years ago today, a French boy was born at Lyon in France, the son of a merchant.  History would ordain that Pierre Poivre would five decades later be instrumental in giving Seychelles a source of economic prosperity, a prosperity which would arrive more than a century after his death in 1786.  In 1772 during the last year of…

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