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Lamu Museum

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Ellen Y wrote a review Feb 2020
San Juan, Puerto Rico72 contributions14 helpful votes
Very educational! A must stop on your visit to Lamu! So much knowledge gained from our hour long visit with a guide. Your ticket also entitles you to fort entrance.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Winnie Ouma wrote a review Sep 2019
4 contributions2 helpful votes
Lamu Museum is rich in history of the swahili people. there is so much to learn from and various artefacts hold different meanings and histpry. The guides are knowledgeable enough and patient with guests, they don't impose on you to pay them but you can appreciate their time and knowledge with a tip.A must go to place whne in Lamu
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Gituma wrote a review Apr 2019
Nairobi, Kenya24 contributions5 helpful votes
If you want a journey into the history and culture of lamu this is the place to go. The museum guides were friendly and Knowledgeable However the plscd needs some maintenance and is quite dusty
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Date of experience: April 2019
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StuS81 wrote a review Apr 2019
Potomac, Maryland76 contributions32 helpful votes
The museum recently reopened after a major upgrade. Its a very good overview of the unique cultural practices, artistic designs and fashions from each of the surrounding tribal peoples. What was missing here and across the island is any discussion of slavery which was the financial linchpin of the Omani Kingdom that ruled here for several hundred years.
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Date of experience: February 2019
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FerTarran wrote a review Mar 2019
Apucarana, PR121 contributions52 helpful votes
Although it is not the best museum you will ever see, it is worth a visit if you're visiting Lamu town. There are interesting items from Lamu history including clothing and furniture, as well as the famous carved doors. The view from its upper windows also makes the visit worth it.
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Date of experience: January 2019
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