Art, craft & gift shops in Yaounde

Art, craft & gift shops in Yaounde

Yaounde’s art, craft and gift shops provides visitors with a great introduction to the country’s art, history and culture. The wonderful collection includes pottery, masks, wooden bas-reliefs, bronzes and different gifts. Cameroon is one of the best places in West Africa to buy locally produced carving. Therefore the well known shops include the following;

Mus’Art Gallery

The Musa Heritage Gallery shortened Mus’Art Gallery is a museum focusing on the arts and crafts of Cameroon’s Western Grassfields. Also known as the Grass-fields arts museum. It is an interesting stop for tourists travelling on the Bamenda ring road.

Musée d’Art Camerounais
At the Benedictine monastery on Mt Fébé, north of the city centre, the Musée d’Art Camerounais has an impressive collection of masks, bronze- and woodwork and other examples of Cameroonian art. The chapel is also worth a look.