Ethiopia is set to officially inaugurate last week Ethiopia’s Museum of Art and Science, one of the biggest and modern science museums in Africa.
Ethiopia’s Museum of Art and Science is built in-front of the national palace or behind Sheraton Addis Hotel. Built on seven hectares of which 80 percent is green space, the museum has two massive buildings with a view of Addis Ababa from top. The giant museum among others is intended to serve as center of research and a place to preserve ancient and modern technology in different fields, and pass to the next citizens of the world.
The museum equipped with modern green energy source and is aimed to preserve and showcases Ethiopians ancient wisdom such as traditional medicine, cultural and traditional knowledge and the like.
The museum is the initiative of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who also introduced Abrhot Library inaugurated a few months ago with a total cost of 1.1 billion Birr.
The museum is located in a walking distance the building of Abrhot Library built on 19,000 square meters of land near the national palace. The museum is expected to be inaugurated to night in the presence of invited guests including the diplomatic community in Addis Ababa, according to sources.