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Address: Independence Avenue | Nasser Road, Lusaka 10100, Zambia
Phone Number: 260-1-228805/6/7

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The museum is one of the few places to visit in Lusaka. Admission is 25 shillings, and explains a little history of zambia: Worth the visit.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2016
Girona, Spain

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Lusaka, Zambia
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good place for both local and foreign visitors.The museum gives one insight on zambia and its heritage.Though place needs alot of historical things to be added

Thank Emelia C
Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

whether youre a tourist or a local the museum is one of the best places to discover the history of the country and look through the window and see the past.

Thank Suleiman S
Girona, Spain
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155 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

The museum is one of the few places to visit in Lusaka. Admission is 25 shillings, and explains a little history of zambia: Worth the visit.

Thank agusticassa
Lyon, France
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32 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

It is a quite authentic and interesting museum that tells a lot about the history of the country. Also the boutique is interesting

Thank Alessio L
Lusaka, Zambia
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65 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

The Zambia National Museum is a most when in Lusaka. It overs a great overview of the old traditional way of leaving and the history of the country and a must for museum and Africa lovers.

Thank africantraveller02
Ibadan, Nigeria
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55 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

The museum is a collection of history of the Zambia, I particularly like the area dedicated to the way of life of the ancient people. it is surely a place to learn a lot of things about Zambia and the people here.

Thank TimmyLee01
Lusaka, Zambia
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I was a bit disappointed with the National Museum. I thought of it as "National" and thus I expected lots of information but in few stands and dark rooms I could not find much. I went with my mom and she was more like, "can we continue", and I had to say, "this is it!"

Thank Javier A
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

It was partly closed during my visit which was disappointing as we were unable to see the section on David Livingstone. It's clear they are still working on it and have a large building to house exhibits and currently not that many exhibits to go in it- I wondered if they had all been plundered at some point? There was... More 

Thank cb1002014
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

I went to the museum with a friend.The building was double storied and looked big.But it was virtually empty No history to be deducted.Some paintings and straw huts depicting native village life was seen.The entrance ticket was 25 K.I regretted the money spent and time wasted.

1 Thank Salma K
Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

l visited the place so educational and rich in Zambian culture and arts.It still needs a lot of improvement and more of display

Thank Linda M

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