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Learn about the history of Africa

Nicely done exhibits. Many looked hand made. The museum is on the upper level balcony. While we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Small museum for a "National Museum"

The museum is 2-level. But most of the artworks and pieces are upstairs. The museum needs some... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Independence Avenue | Nasser Road, Lusaka 10100, Zambia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This museum offer cultural and artifacts of this nation other than the colonialism and independence history of Zambia.

Thank kiltmaker2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nicely done exhibits. Many looked hand made. The museum is on the upper level balcony. While we were there, a meeting of the local YMCA and YWCA children were having a meeting. We got to enjoy their tribal dances and songs. Allow an hour.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is 2-level. But most of the artworks and pieces are upstairs. The museum needs some repairs :)

Thank F C
Reviewed September 9, 2018

There is a lot to read in this museum - very informative about the history of Zambia and some nice village scenes. I really enjoyed the art exhibition by a local artist on the ground floor and enjoyed reading about Tazara, the railway line to...More

Thank Jenny N
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Interesting collection of facts and good model village display. Largely articles to read, but a small games area for the kids helps if accompanied by younger ones.

Thank timgas
Reviewed July 28, 2018

We had a good time here with our personal guide who thoroughly explained each exhibit and taught us history. Evidently evolotion is a government-mandated position as they emphasize it heavily (a major "evolutionary" find was made un Zambia). As with all arts and culture endeavors...More

Thank Dan M
Reviewed May 20, 2018

Very educative though not as good as the Livingstone Museum. Otherwise it was a beautiful experience and things displayed are well articulated and very informative.

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Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

Shocking that a facility in the capital city does not have card payment facility in 2018. The reception staff also seemed unexcited. It is in general wasted opportunity for the infrastructure that is there.

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Reviewed September 12, 2017

Ok - I'm not going to lie and say this is the most well-resourced and comprehensive museum ever, and there is definitely not much in the way of art to see (aside from the giant statue outside), but...if you read all of the exhibits, you...More

Thank Dingo40
Reviewed July 29, 2017

The whole museum exists on just one floor of the building. There is very little to see. It is designed so that you walk from poster to poster reading about Zambian history and culture, but there aren't many interesting artefacts to look at. Probably not...More

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