The EFKS Museum is situated approximately twelve miles west of the capital of Apia and about the same distance east of Faleolo International Airport. It is Samoa’s largest Museum.

Description

A certain feature at the entrance of the Museum is the statue of the Samoan goddess Nafanua, who prophesied to Malietoa Vainuupo the arrival of Christianity to Samoa. This was widely accepted as coming to pass when John Williams arrived with the Gospel of Jesus Christ at Sapapalii Savaii in the year 1830.

It is a very attractive piece of architecture located within the vicinity of Malua, consisting of a large, high ceiling glass walled Samoan Fale, with office rooms in the front and the back.

The front section entry to the main building and to the hull have open-air walkways on both sides decorated with beautiful carvings and statues which tell its own unique story or tale from Samoan ancestors myths.

The most northern section of the Museum facing the main road seaside depicts the hull of the vessel that brought the first English missionary, Rev John Williams, who brought the LMS church to Samoa and the fulfillment of Nafanua’s prophecy.

Attractive board walkways are built on a man-made turtle and fish bond in front of the Museum, which are enclosed by a high brick wall fence in the front near the main road.