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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
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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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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
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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
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The best part of Lamu Museum is Swahili weading bride groom as that is the excitement comes and the other part is swahili kitchen items and how they work special coconut grinding called Mbuzi in kiswahili. Also the map of Lamu Island which shows you how great Lamu is
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