Cultural Heritage Centre, Arusha

4.1
#1 of 30 in Museums in Tanzania
Browse through an impressive collection of masks and sculpted animals at Cultural Heritage Centre, a gallery of sculpture and traditional handicrafts as well as a curio shop. This private establishment run by an England-educated tourism pioneer features a jewelry boutique, restaurant, and a shop selling carvings, gemstones, and books. U.S. Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, Norwegian King Harald, and U.S. Secretary of State James Baker have all paid a visit here. Inspect the collection of modern art and traditional crafts from Tanzania's 120-plus tribes, and then browse the gift store for classy souvenirs. Make Cultural Heritage Centre a part of your Arusha vacation plans using our Arusha online trip itinerary planner .
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  • At least 2 to 3h would be ideal to visit this place where you can see the biggest Art Gallery in Africa and you can find several options of souvenirs plus relax drinking a coffee or having a meal at.....  more »
  • It is a wonderfull collection of art pieces of Tanzania. I have visited this several times, I always find something new. There are amazing pieces of art and culture here. Childeren enjoy very much...  more »
  • It's a must, you can find a wide choice of African objects, fabric, wood carvings, clothes, presents, furniture, art and jewellery. The staff is incredibly nice and helpful. It is really a must, you.....  more »
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  • Perfect way to pass on cultural information to the next generation, the building is an architectural marvel on its own. All kiosks inside packing rich items on sale. Worth your time.
  • My all time Favourite place,The Gallery is my favourite, i love it...the food is good,my African Culture is well presented and they always have a new taste of things whenever i go
  • The place would be amazing with institutional guides giving guided tours for anyone who wants to know more
  • It's a beautiful place to see almost all African art touch
  • Especially the art gallery show cases lot's of regional talent. Hard to cover the entire place without getting at least a thing or two that will delight you or your loved ones. One guy is a bit too boastful though! "let not your own mouth praise you!"
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