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National Archives

Moi Avenue, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 20 2228959
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This centrally located collection contains historic photographs, Kenyan crafts and paintings.
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  • Very good39%
  • Average24%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Moi Avenue, Nairobi, Kenya
Nairobi Central Business District
+254 20 2228959
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Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

Huge dark rooms, with an impressive collection, but very little information about the objects. Difficult to see the details because it's so dark. Could really need a modernisation.

Thank Chrisorhan
Reviewed October 31, 2016

I found it very informative but u can still skip it... Its btw the crowded area so be aware . Lighting was bad , Arts were detailed but difficult to read .. service in the museum was ok , and such mesum should be free...More

Thank Boom S
Reviewed October 5, 2016

Great way to kill an hour of two in Nairobi. The displays include cultures of other African countries and are very well laid out.

Thank Rukany
Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

We came with low expectations and actually were surprised of how much this place is better than the museum. You can ask for a guide at the cashier, do so!

Thank Gilad F
Reviewed September 27, 2016

went there with my son hoping to see more about Kenya ,but came out none the wiser . not much on display with poor lighting . such a lovely building wasted on such terms. go and see British museums management.

Thank _hardevkalsi
Reviewed September 19, 2016

It took me almost 10 years of living in Kenya to visit this place, despite having walked past it hundreds of times. There are some gems hidden away here, some fascinating parts of Kenya's history, some homage to great patriots like Tom Mboya and Joseph...More

Thank John C
Reviewed September 7, 2016

Best ever kept kenyas history, nice collection of colonial and oldest govt records to date and artifacts, travel by taxi is recommended to avoid the chaotic bus stop next to the archives building.

Thank Nevets U
Reviewed August 24, 2016

The National Archives in Nairobi feature the personal and huge collection of artefacts from across Africa of the country's first Vice President, Joseph Murumbi. One can see an extensive collection of masks, sculptures, weapons, musical instruments and other artefacts in this museum. There is also...More

Thank akshayhiremath
Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Nice super place cool .historical Stamps stufs from all over africa. Old dress pots pans weapons intersting . Europian time . Shipping histry to Scandinavia .Amazing collection of Stamps . Se feel rest relax and enjoy this place . I would like to vist and...More

Thank Shanmugam R
Reviewed August 6, 2016

We didn't miss the chance to see the Kenya National Archives. The streets outside were quite noisy with all the matatus and a lot of people.

Thank ndeboasam
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