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Interesting museum.. a lot to be learnt about the Luo tribe and some about Kenya in general. There's also an aquarium, a snake park and a crocodile.

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Interesting museum.. a lot to be learnt about the Luo tribe and some about Kenya in general. There's also an aquarium, a snake park and a crocodile.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

For a City in a Country with so much culture, I found that there was very little to see here. There are Crocodiles and snakes, an example of a tribal village, a very poor aquarium (many of the fish were dead), some art works and a display of farm equipment and tools. Overall, I found it very sparse considering the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

Breath taking sight in Kisumu County. The feeding of hungry crocodiles and the chilling sight of crawling pythons are a sight to behold.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

A great way to learn about the flora and fauna of the region. We had a wonderful, knowledgeable young guide who made the visit better than walking through alone. A village of huts/homes and their meaning of placement gave s glimpse of cultures, particularly the Luo. Finally, the live residents:turtles, crocodiles, and snakes (the big ones). Definitely worth the few... More 

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Kakamega, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This is one of the places to visit when around kisumu town.For those who love to tour new places,the museum is one stop place. Easily accessible

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

By the measuring stick of developing world museums, I'd rate the Kisumu National Museum quite highly. It's a bit eclectic--a snake park, crocodiles, an anthropological gallery, a (tiny) aquarium, and a great model Luo village. The exhibits are quite informative (you may be offered a guide, but none is needed). And, at KsH 500, this museum comes at quite a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Our local host took my wife and me to the Kisumu Museum. It's a sort of campus of several buildings and outdoor areas. First we visited a building that contained taxidermy specimens of local animals, as well as artifacts and models of Luo people. It was interesting, with minimal interpretive signs. The room badly needed a thorough dusting. Nearby is... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Kisumu is filled with diversity and i love their culture their traditions are interesting as well. I enjoyed the story behind every animal and every space at that museum. The guides were patient and answered my questions

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

A museum where you can see the roots of the Kenyan culture. You can enter and touch the Luo huts and artifacts unlike some other museum where you need to watch everything behind a fence or a glass. You can also take look at the crocodiles and snakes as well as the inside exhibition.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Kisumu museum have one of the best galleries that is excellent. I like the way they bring out the African culture and instruments plus tools.

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