Preservation and Promotion

Open Hours: Monday-Friday 8am to 4:30pm, closed 12pm to 1pm


Our goal is to to promote and preserve Marshallese culture and we organize regular activities such as:

  • Sponsor annual event, “Lutok Kobban Alele” (Cultural Festival) on the last week of September
  • Educational outreach activities which have brought more and more school children to visit the museum, and increased the general public’s understanding of the importance of the preservation of our heritage, and the importance of Alele itself.
  • Catalog and digitalize the 600 VCR records from 1985 – 2000’s of traditional oral literature and culture.
  • Maintain the various collections

Visit and guided tours

Alele museum tourThe Museum is located on the first floor of the Alele Building.

You can visit the museum during open hours. Entrance if free for all, though donations are welcome.

Teachers and groups are welcome to reserve a guided tour with the museum manager. Tours can be either in English or in Marshallese. Please contact us to make an appointment.

Activities through Media

Alele produce a weekly 30-minute radio program broadcasted throughout the country. This program includes traditional stories, proverbs, upcoming news, songs of the past, and current activities at Alele.

On going information and updates about Alele are provided through this website and our Facebook page. Follow us on Facebook and keep-up with our activities!