Cultural Heritage Centre, Arusha

4.0
#1 of 26 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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  • The best art gallery and craft centre in Africa. I spent hours looking and the carvings, bronzes, jewellery and fabrics then spent 2 hours in the stunning Art Gallery. Next time I will hire a shipping...  more »
  • We really enjoyed visiting the cultural heritage center and the art gallery next door. We ended up with unique souvenirs that we didn't see in other shops. Budget at least 4 hours if you love art and ...  more »
  • A beautiful place to visit and get souvenirs especially on African Art work and painting..for travellers, its also ideal for a stop also for a drink and a meal though it can be abit on the pricier sid...  more »
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  • Nice place to buy Tanzania and other artifacts. Very nice service and excellent food in their restaurant.
  • There is a lot of shopping opportunities if that's what you are looking for, but there is also a very nice art gallery with and extensive collection.
  • Its amazing. Lots to see and learn. Things are quite expensive though compare to other shops.
  • Cultural Heritage is an Arusha must see. It has an extensive collection of African art as well as interesting shops and restaurants.
  • Always love it. A million things to buy and see. Just the best!
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