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Musee Vivant

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May 9, 2019
“Let them free”
Sep 12, 2019
“Lovely museum”
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Reviewed September 12, 2019 via mobile

Was with my clients from Japan, fot city tour, after doing gorilla trekking in Rwanda, and we proceeded here. Had alot to see, from crocofiles, leopard, chimps, waterbuck, domr snakes. You can visit when your around Bujumbura.. Some much had to be done.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed May 9, 2019 via mobile

I had read that the Living Museum was more of a zoo. I didn't like the state of the animals in the museum,they didn't look too happy in the tiny enclosures and they're not well taken care of. Personally, I'd rather pay the National Park...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank MNzisa
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

I liked almost everything except that we couldn’t visit the aquarium as they were no electricity power neither bulbs it was dark

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bisimuam
Reviewed May 14, 2018

Nothing much to see, only some crocodiles, chimpanzees , one leopard and some snakes, although our daughter of 2,5 years old like it.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Luc W
Reviewed December 24, 2017

great guide, fun animals, very unique experience! Played with crocodriles, snakes, chimps. It was a really wonderful thirty minutes we spent there.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank JackGMiami
Reviewed October 23, 2017

This is certainly worth a visit if you are in Bujumbura, certainly worth $2 entrance fee. The leopard is in beautiful condition; for an extra dollar you can watch it being fed a live guinea pig; might not be suitable for younger children! The same...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank David K
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

If you're in Burundi you probably aren't there for the tourism. That being said, this is a good way to spend an afternoon. Well, more like a couple of hours.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank IBPeter
Reviewed April 7, 2017 via mobile

This place is one of the oldest museum in Africa and the only one in the while of Burundi. You will find crocodiles / snakes and some know animals not the big 5 of course. It's a good place for a weekend visit once in...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank dinsamir
Reviewed February 27, 2017

Quite interesting, we got to see them feed the crocs, snakes and the leopard. You can certainly get up close and personal with the animals, far different than western zoos. Zookeeper was extremely friendly and informative.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank rndyholland
Reviewed July 9, 2016

I do not agree with the concept on zoo's in general, but in an African country having a Zoo, while the animals should roam free ... you find animals in to small caged, not well taken care off....Sorry .. but ...this should be closed in...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank rschyvens
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