Yaa Asantewaa Museum
In 2004 the museum was gutted by a fire. Most of its relics that were inside were destroyed, and only a few clay pots remained. As a result of the fire and closure of the museum, tourism within the area significantly decreased.
In October 2009, local leaders expressed a desire to refurbish the museum, and in 2016 UNICEF agreed to contribute US$10 million towards its reconstruction. The new facility will be constructed on a 14-acre plot of land.
- Day, Lynda (2004). "What's Tourism Got to Do with It?: The Yaa Asantewa Legacy and Development in Asanteman". Africa Today. 51 (1): 99–113. doi:10.1353/at.2004.0060. JSTOR 4187631.
- Chief Calls For Refurbishment Of Yaa Asantewaa Museum Peace FM Online, 27 October 2009
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