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“Beautiful” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Nairobi National Museum

Nairobi National Museum
Museum Hill, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
254-20-3741641
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Ranked #7 of 43 attractions in Nairobi
Type: Museums
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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.
Nairobi, Kenya
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“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

After the renovation, i love the layout. Its a bit confusing but once you wrap your head around it its quite amazing.
I loved the garden and the reptile park as well. They were like an unexpected added trip. It was not pricey and worth the while! I go there over and over again.

Visited May 2013
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“great place to go.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

Learned a lot about Kenya and its people. It was a great place to spend an afternoon and the walk in the garden afterwards was nice .
Would recommend this stop on your trip.

Visited March 2013
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“Nairobi National Museum Visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

It is an interesting place to spend a couple of hours. The best exhibits are in the Human History section which are very well labelled. It's a nice place to visit if you are by yourself and interested in history. The museum is clean and well maintained.

The snake park was average. But if you are interested, then be sure to take the combo ticket for both the museum and the snake park, the current rate is KSH 1500.

I did not find the restaurants worthwhile, their upkeep is also questionable.

All in all definitely worth visiting!

Visited May 2013
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Nairobi, Kenya
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“Museum”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

I have been there many times since my childhood till I have lost count. It never ceases to fascinate me, thehistory behind everything

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“Nice half day sight seeing”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

Must go to get a flavor of the land. I enjoyed the railway related old photos and the snake park. It should cost you around 1200 KES (15 USD). Open all day.

Visited June 2012
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