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Old Boma Museum

86 Reviews

Old Boma Museum

86 Reviews
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We were assigned a guide at the entrance who seemed to know very little about the this museum on display. All he did was to read out the captions and point out the obvious ('Here's a picture of a monkey'). Good selection of wild life pictures, but the caged birds (marabou and
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The young lady who sold me tickets would not let me pay cash and insisted on card only, I should have walked away at that point but figured this was a museum right?! We questioned the info she was asking for, and weirdly she ran the card through 2 machines although she assured
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It's not the Carnegie, but it does have an extensive collection of wildlife photos, along with a few stuffed exhibit, a small but interesting botanical garden, and a few resident animals (turtles and birds). My guide was knowledgeable and helpful. The location itself is
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The museum is badly in need of an injection of funds. Despite it being a bt run down it is worth a visit as there are many interesting exhibits
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The museum is very old looking, would deserve renovation. One can find interesting information about German colonization time in Tanganyika and about paleontology in the crate of mankind. To do if you have a day in Arusha.
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