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“Good Archives” 3 of 5 stars
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National Archives
Moi Avenue | P.O. Box 49210, Nairobi, Kenya (Nairobi Central Business District)
254-20-2228959
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Ranked #16 of 38 Attractions in Nairobi
Type: Libraries, History Museums, Museums
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Owner description: This centrally located collection contains historic photographs, Kenyan crafts and paintings.
Nairobi
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Good Archives”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

Located in the city centre National archives has all u need for information

Visited September 2011
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English first
Nairobi, Kenya
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“enlightening”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2012

for historian buffs, this is the place to go,neetly arranged and well coordinated

Visited October 2011
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Nairobi, Kenya
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11 attraction reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“LIBRARY”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2012

This is a place where they have stored books and tapes for what has been happening to the country. (History store)

Visited December 2011
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Nairobi, Kenya
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“ART WORK AT ITS BEST”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

I dare say that this building makes you forget that you are in the middle of the central business district. once you enter those doors, the calm serene air that greets you wants you to know more about the art work on display.

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Fargo, North Dakota
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Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“This is a funky place with more cultural artifacts than the National Museum”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2012

Go to the National Museum to learn about the general cultural practices, the animals, and to see the art. Then, o here to see more of the cultural artifacts of its different groups. It's inexpensive and relaxed, so it's good to have a guide go around and tell you the significance of the different artifacts (and give that guide a decent tip if that person does a good job). It's not a huge place, but it is interesting, inexpensive, and near the city center, so it's a great way to start to learn about what Dr. Wangari Maathai called the "Micronations" of Kenya.

Visited January 2012
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