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Museums in Africa
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in Museum hill, Nairobi
Nairobi National museum
The flagship museum for the National Museums of Kenya, opened in September 1930 by the colonial government of that time. It showca...
Altitude: 384 m.a.m.s.l. Showcases the unique heritage of 8 communities living around lake Turkana, namely the El Molo, Turkana, P...
in makadara, Mombasa
Fort Jesus museum
One of East Africa's historical landmarks, built in 1593 by The Portuguese, high on a coral ridge with a good view of the ent...
in Trans nzoia
The first of the Inland museums to be developed in Kenya. Originally known as the Stoneham Museum, privately owned by Lieutenant c...
A three storey stone building in Old town — Lamu, that showcases the area's history, traditions and culture of its people....
Karen Blixen museum
This is the house where Danish author Karen Blixen lived between 1917 and 1931, before moving back to Denmark. It was built in 191...
in sekei, Arusha
Boma Natural History museum
Among the best museums in the country that showcases the natural history, wildlife, culture and artifacts of the Arusha region - T...
in Ngorongoro conservation area
Olduvai Gorge museum
A museum that showcases the history and information about the findings made in and around the Olduvai gorge of the Ngorongoro cons...
Showcases information about south western Kenya, including its people, animals, culture and traditions. Has a lot of artifacts abo...
A museum at the Kariandusi pre historic site, showcasing its history as well as archaeological findings. It also has information a...
Showcases the lifestyle, history, culture and traditions of the Maasai and other speakers of the Maa language. Has a number of Art...
in West pokot
Original site where six of the most influential leaders in the struggle for independence — 'the Kapenguria six', were ...
in ngurudoto crater, Arusha national park
Altitude: 1400 m.a.m.s.l.
The Ngurudoto museum is one that is dedicated to showcasing the different types of animals that are f...
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 es...
Mwalimu Nyerere museum
in makumbusho, Dar es salaam
Makumbusho Village museum
A museum that showcases authentically constructed houses and equipment from a few of the tribes of Tanzania and is located at the ...
in dunda, Pwani
Catholic (bagamoyo) museum
A historic landmark of the town that belongs to the catholic church and is located at the end of Mango drive, in the northern part...
in kaloleni, Arusha
Arusha Declaration museum
A site that showcases the history of Tanzania while under the socialism and self reliance policy as well as the years leading up t...
in posta, Dar es salaam
Dar National museum
A site that showcases the history of Tanzania and is located at the centre of Dar es Salaam's CBD - Tanzania. It is the oldest in...
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