National Museums Of Kenya Nairobi National Museum, Nairobi

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Set within lush botanical gardens, National Museums Of Kenya Nairobi National Museum presents a rich and varied collection of natural history. Immerse yourself in ethnological and archaeological displays charting the history of Kenya, alongside in-depth ornithological taxidermy collections. Established in 1910, the museum underwent considerable renovation in 2005 to include shopping facilities and a welcoming cafe. Check out the Kenyan art collection and outdoor sculptures scattered across the verdant grounds. Personal guided tours in English are available. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to National Museums Of Kenya Nairobi National Museum by using our Nairobi trip planner.
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  • If you are in Nairobi and you want to learn more history about Kenya and Africai in large then this is the place to be. At the museum you can also interact with snakes at the adjacent snake park.  more »
  • Beautiful museum that houses a permanent collection of Antiquities and artworks, shown alongside temporary exhibitions. Absolutely worth visiting.
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  • If you have natural museums visited Nairobi National Museum may recognize several sections of the Museum and it even seems boring. However, finding you in Africa makes something special visit (taking into account that the budget of the Museum is one thousandth of. for example, Natural history of London). I found particularly interesting the exhibition of birds, especially after a week at the Savannah watching birds from a distance.
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  • Great place to learn about Kenyan history, geography and wildlife. If a visitor, pass through here for a quick rundown of what Kenya has to offer. If a local, pass through to expand your view of your country. Either way, loads to see, and learn. Kids will like it too
  • Awesome museum. Great collection of East African birds. Come learn Kenyan history, lots to see, lots to do. Allow at least 4 hours to really soak it in. Best to come with someone familiar with Kenyan cultural heritage. Great pricing, especially if you get a combo ticket with the snake park.
  • Wonderful place to spend the day. Good historical info. Can also hire a tour guide for additional information.
  • Lovely place with friendly guides..good for viewing Kenya's rich history. Lots of facts pieced together to illustrate the rich history of Kenya. Snake park where you get to see wide variety of species of snakes with their characteristics.
  • Great museum with knowledgeable tour guides. This is a good place to learn about evolution, as it has many replicas of fossils with information panels next to them.

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