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“An impressive building...” 4 of 5 stars
Review of National Archives

National Archives
Moi Avenue | P.O. Box 49210, Nairobi, Kenya (Nairobi Central Business District)
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Ranked #18 of 43 Attractions in Nairobi
Type: History museums, Libraries, Museums, Traveler Resources
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Owner description: This centrally located collection contains historic photographs, Kenyan crafts and paintings.
Nairobi, Kenya
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“An impressive building...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

This is a super location for photographs with the amazing columns and beautiful front door. If you're interested in researching Kenya's early history, this is the place to go (with McMillan Memorial Library running a close second).

Visited December 2012
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Hobe Sound, Florida
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“Great”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

This exibit has a great variety of artifacts from all over the country, it was well laid out an very informative.

Visited November 2012
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Luanda, Angola
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“Excellent African Artefact Museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

The name of this place is a misnomer. You go to see the African Art collection of a former politician who bequeathed his art to the museum. Very interesting masks and other objects from all over Africa. Small but interesting. They sell the last ticket at 4:30 PM but are happy to let you look around until 5:30 PM.

Visited November 2012
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New York City, New York
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“A good pictoral history of Kenya”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

A good cultural and historical exposure to Kenya in 2 floors.
The archives are located in downtown Nairobi, opposite the Hilton Hotel.

Visited January 2012
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Nakuru, Rift Valley, Kenya
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“archives trip”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

the lighting is poor and no guide available for any info. the display is dirty and unkempt. some of the displays look vandalized. assistance sought was not forthcoming.

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