A yet-to-be-opened museum in Accra, Ghana is people across the world excited. The Pan African Heritage Museum is to open in August 2023. TIME Magazine said it will among the top 100 world's greatest places to visit. TIME wrote: "It will archives, exhibits, galleries, and a theater, [and will ] a key destination for visitors interested in connecting with Africa's history and its people's heritage." Ghana's president the museum will " a natural residence and resting place for all the looted cultural artefacts of our continent, which are in foreign museums and which will returned to us". A digital version of the museum was on May the 5th.
The man who of the idea for the museum Kojo Acquah Yankah. He is a former newspaper editor, MP and cabinet minister. He said the idea to him after 5,000 people of African descent at an event for the 375th anniversary of the forced arrival of Africans in the USA. He said: "This me to create the museum to Africans and people of African descent." He wants "to the self-confidence of Africans as a people with a rich history and heritage". He : "The museum is special because it's the only one all African heritage together under one roof." He said there are fewer than 2,000 museums in Africa, with over 30,000 in Europe and in the USA.