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“Snake Park” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Nairobi National Museum

Nairobi National Museum
Museum Hill, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
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Ranked #10 of 89 things to do in Nairobi
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Owner description: The Nairobi National Museum is the flagship brand for the National Museums of Kenya. Located on Museum Hill, the museum showcases Kenya's rich Heritage with four distinct themes representing Kenya's Culture, Nature, History and Contemporary Art.Other attractions within the compound include the Snake Park and Botanical Gardens as well as a State of the Art Auditorium that occasionally hosts concerts, film shows and other events.Dining and shopping facilities await you after your tour with us in our commercial wing. Enjoy your visit with us at the National Museum.
London, United Kingdom
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“Snake Park”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

Worth going to see the snake park, i found the museum a little boring, but that was mainly because there were lots of school groups who were running around.

Visited October 2012
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“Lucy and others”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

How can you miss seeing Lucy and Tarkana boy? The rest of the museum was also interesting especially the anthropology/cultural and Kenyan history sections although Joy Adamson's pictures were not on display when we visited. The museum has been recently redone and is beautiful. I overheard parts of one of the museum guide's talk, but did not join, because I had a limited amount of time and had priorities.

Visited July 2012
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Nairobi
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“museum is a museum”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

the place had really improved and there seems to be more order than a few years ago, also the eating places are ok though on the expensive side, you need to have a little tuck shop or something for students and others who cannot afford to eat at the cafes....food for though

Visited November 2011
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Wilmington, Delaware
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“Great way to preview the country”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

If you travel to Nairobi, go here! It's wonderful and has not only an amazing collection of human fossils but also tells the history of Kenya on the second floor. Very interesting and a good way to familiarize yourself with the country when you arrive. Doesn't take a lot of time to do, you can squeeze it in in a couple hours.

Visited September 2012
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“Amazing if you are interested in the making of human kind”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

The skull displays were amazing. Some parts of the museum needed some attention, especially the displays. The bird display is the biggest I have ever seen and was mesmerizing. Well worth the visit!

Visited September 2012
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