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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 #21 of 43 attractions in Nairobi
Type: History Museums, Libraries
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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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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
10 helpful votes 10 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“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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Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
15 helpful votes 15 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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