Malindi museum

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Also known as the house of Columns, for the five round pillars at its front.

Its exact date of construction is not known but is estimated to be in the late 19th century.

It used to be a hospital, before being bought by Thomas Alfree from the Bohra community.

Since then, it has been used as a fisheries department, and an office for Kenya Wildlife Services.

On 10th May 2004 the building opened its doors to the general public as Malindi Museum.

Today, it houses temporary exhibitions including the famous Malindi Coelacanth and an information centre for the town of Malindi.

It also has a small library.

What to do thereShop for souvenirs, books, or see the Malindi Coelacanth first hand.

Best time to visitAny time of the year

Location of Malindi museum Malindi museum sits on the shores of the Indian ocean, and in the coastal town of Malindi.

It also is within walking distance of the town's pier and fish market.

How to get thereBy walking or vehicle.

The nearest airport is about 5 kilometres from here, in the town's outskirts.

But, you can also get there via passenger buses from Mombasa or private boats.

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