Ministry of the Presidency to occupy Walter Roth Museum’s building
The Walter Roth Museum of Anthropology will be relocated to the western wing of the Guyana National Museum.
It s current Main Street location will be used by the Ministry of the Presidency, a statement from the Ministry said, adding that in recent months, two departments have been added to the Ministry. These departments are the Department of the Environment and the Department of National Events.
The building will be upgraded.
Government has promised to conduct works to ensure that both Museums meet international standards.
The museum is a non-profit institution created by the Government of Guyana to collect, exhibit and conserve artefacts relating to the ancient cultures of Guyana, to conduct anthropological research and disseminate knowledge of the Indigenous Peoples of Guyana through its in-house and out-reach programmes.