About the Ministry of Culture and Tourism
The Ministry of Culture and Tourism was established by the National Government to oversee the development of tourism, and preserving cultures and arts in the country.
Minister of Culture and Tourism
Hon. Bartholomew Parapolo
Welcome to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
Our Mission is to create an effective Government Ministry that proactively and strategically addresses the growth prospects and economic development opportunities in the tourism, cultural, arts and heritage sectors. This is done through valuable and sustainable partnerships with resource owners, Government and development partners.
Divisions & Departments
The Ministry of Culture and Tourism has the following Divisions and Units under its functional structure.
Corporate Services Division
The Corporate Services Division provides administrative and financial management supporting roles to the office of the Honourable Minister, Permanent Secretary, all core technical functions, ministerial staff and the general public.
The Culture Division preserves the Solomon Islands culture to ensure social and nation building through relevant policies and implementation strategies.
The Tourism Division develops and implements policies, and administrates tourism development by providing training for existing and potential tourism operators of the Solomon Islands.
Solomon Islands National Museum (SINM)
The National Museum collects, preserves, protects, safeguards records, and develops and promotes the tangible and intangible cultural heritage of the Solomon Islands.
National Archives of Solomon Islands (NASI)
The National Archives captures, preserves, protects and manages records of the Solomon Islands Government for good governance and accountability.
National Art Gallery
The National Art Gallery assists Artists and Carvers in providing a venue to market their products, and encouraging emerging artisans to develop their knowledge and skills.
Documents & Links
Here you will find the direct contact details for relevant staff at The Ministry of Culture and Tourism. Please feel free to get in touch should you have any queries you wish to discuss.
|Main Office||28603 EXT 200|
|Minister||28603 EXT 201|
|Permanent Secretary||28603 EXT 202|
|Deputy Permanent Secretary||28603 EXT 203|
|Human Resource Manager||21506
28603 EXT 209
|Administration Secion||28603 EXT 208|
|Receptionist||28603 EXT 200|
|Driver||28603 EXT 208|
|Financial Controller||28603 EXT 210|
|Accounts Section||28603 EXT 210|
Deputy Director, Training & Cruise Ship
Tourism Research & Investment
Tourism Product Development
Tourism Minimum Standard & Monitoring Evaluation
|20216 / 20238
28603 EXT 204
28603 EXT 211
28603 EXT 205
28603 EXT 206
28603 EXT 207
If you’re in the Solomon Islands and wish to visit us, our office location is provided below for your convenience. We look forward to welcoming you.