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Peace Memorial Museum (Beit el Amani)

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Address: Creek Rd, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
Phone Number: 255 24 2230342

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Beautiful empty Museum...

Wroth to pass by and not getting inside...I am impressed by the architect style of the building and let down with the interior stuffs.there is only photos of past president of... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2014
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Kayseri, Turkey
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Enschede
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

On one of the many strolls discovering stone town we passed by the peace museum. The building is beautiful and we enjoyed our time in there. It is not a massive museum, just a simple hall. There are only a few pictures and stories displayed. But it still gave some interesting insights, relating to historical facts and stories that we... More 

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Rovaniemi, Finland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

beautiful building and very easy to find. only a short walk from Stone town center. but there was nearly nothing to see because of some construction. staff was friendly

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

The Peace Memorial Museum is a lovely white building in Stone Town. A nice museum to visit. Beautiful grounds and a well maintained piece of history.

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Ronneby, Sweden
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

The building itself is very beautiful. I paid the entrance fee (1500 shilling) to get inside. The place is almost empty. There is some old photos around the walls and that's pretty much it. It's worth pay the entrance fee to get inside and see the building from the inside. It gets low rate because the museum itself is terrible.

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Kayseri, Turkey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Wroth to pass by and not getting inside...I am impressed by the architect style of the building and let down with the interior stuffs.there is only photos of past president of Zanzibar and other historical pictures of Zanzibar.

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

we were not planing to go there but were part of a group that wanted to go. we don't regret going it was a nice experience.

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Bunia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We didn't know what to expect. The next door museum of natural history is tiny...........and closed. So it was a surprise to find the peace museum open. And a surprise that 95% of the display is about Emily Ruette, born a princess in Zanzibar in 1844. An amazing woman. Apart from that, just a few old photos of Zanzibar and... More 

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San Francisco, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

This is an architecturally impressive building which was meant to commemorate Peace. Unfortunately, the interior is not really kept up. When we were there, there was an exhibit about the life of a well-known Zanzibaran princess. The exhibit was repetitive and not impressive in any way. The gov't really should put more focus on this supposed attraction.

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Address: Address: Creek Rd, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
Phone Number: 255 24 2230342
Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town

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