Libreville attractions

Museum in Libreville

Musée Nationale des Arts et Traditions du Gabon

The National Museum of Art and Tradition has exhibitions on tribal crafts and culture, and a great collection of masks and stone carvings. A guided tour (usually only available in French) helps to contextualise a lo…
Church in Libreville

Eglise de St-Michel de Nkembo

Highly decorated with carved pillars, bright murals and a big statue of St George killing the dragon, this church can hold up to 3000 people. The sculptor of the pillars is renowned artist Zéphirin Lendogno of Lamba…
Palace in Libreville

Presidential Palace

The main 'sight' in town is the golden glass Presidential Palace, a vast seafront monolith from which the Bongo dynasty rules Gabon. It was built in the 1970s and is rumoured to have cost an incredible US$250 millio…