Gulisi Garifuna Museum

Gulisi Garifuna Museum information

Location
Dangriga , Belize
Address
Stann Creek Valley Rd
Chuluhadiwa Park
Telephone
+501 669 0639
More information
www.ngcbelize.org
Prices
admission BZ$10
Opening hours
10am-5pm Mon-Fri, 8am-noon Sat
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This museum, operated by the National Garifuna Council (NGC), is a must for anyone interested in the vibrant Garifuna people. The museum is 2 miles out of town, on Stann Creek Valley Rd, but is easily reached by bicycle. It brings together artifacts, pictures and documents on Garifuna history and culture, including film of the original punta rockers, Pen Cayetano and the Turtle Shell Band, in Dangriga back in 1983. The museum is currently hosting an exhibit on the life and music of the late Garifuna musician Andy Palacio, who passed away in 2009.