The house is stunning, full of period furniture, books, etc. It really seems like it was left in its original state. Compared to other attractions, this one is a bit pricier (1200 Kshs per head), however, it was very interesting.
About Karen Blixen Museum
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Just around the bend from Hotel One Forty Eight the Blixen museum and plantation is a do not miss destination including the tour. Karen Blixen's life story included details of her life that are inspirational.
We came because it is listed in every tour book, appearing to be the can't-miss house tour. You are assigned a tour guide, and you realize that all the people sitting under the trees were not just relaxing but were sitting through the first part...More
We visited here with friends who had visited previously. We thoroughly enjoyed the visit but our friends said it had improved because we had a guide who was just with us. This gave us an in depth understanding of the life of Karen Blixen and...More
For the $12 fee they charge on foreigners, I told myself I could have skipped this once I entered the house and saw there wasn't much to see in there. You get to see a few rooms, some original old copies of Karen's books… that's...More
Upon arrival you are personally escorted by staff members to pay your entry fee and then provide you with a personal tour of the house and grounds. It started with a short overview briefing on the front lawn under shade trees explaining the life of...More
Karen Blixen is well known to those who have read her book "Out of Africa". A visit to this museum provides some insights into her life and personal challenges.We had a knowledgeable and helpful guide (member of the museum staff) for our visit. Our visit...More