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“Great history lesseon” 5 of 5 stars
Review of National Archives

National Archives
Moi Avenue | P.O. Box 49210, Nairobi, Kenya (Nairobi Central Business District)
254-20-2228959
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Ranked #32 of 78 things to do in Nairobi
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Owner description: This centrally located collection contains historic photographs, Kenyan crafts and paintings.
Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Great history lesseon”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

The Archives show photos and give information about all the various tribes of Kenya and their traditional lives. It's a very informative and educational exhibition.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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“Skip”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

Completely disorganized. Disappointing. If it was not Government funded, I am not sure how it would still survive. However, if you are a researcher, you could scramble through things and find a lot of unorganized but valuable information.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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“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).

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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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“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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