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“a bit more funding, please” 3 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 #20 of 42 Attractions in Nairobi
Type: History Museums, Libraries
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Owner description: This centrally located collection contains historic photographs, Kenyan crafts and paintings.
Reading, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“a bit more funding, please”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

A lot of interesting objects, but the place does not give them space enough to shine. On the upper floor a rich collection of first-day stamp marks describing various events in the last 70-80 years.

Visited November 2012
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English first
Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
11 helpful votes 11 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 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
20 helpful votes 20 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
16 helpful votes 16 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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23 attraction reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“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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