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Livingstone Museum

Mosi-Oa-Tunya Road, Livingstone 20100, Zambia
+260 21 3324429
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Livingstone Museum

I really liked this museum! A friend in our small group described it as a museum from our childhood... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
A good intro to the Zambia nation, with good democratic description ...

... were the nation came from and where its going to. The museum does take a bit of "cloud" off... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Trinidad and Tobago
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This popular museum contains Zambia’s oldest collection of fascinating samples from the area’s prehistory, as well as photographs, musical instruments and memorabilia belonging to Livingstone, the first white man to view Victoria Falls.
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good49%
  • Average22%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Mosi-Oa-Tunya Road, Livingstone 20100, Zambia
+260 21 3324429
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really liked this museum! A friend in our small group described it as a museum from our childhood (1960s) and she was correct. That is the charm of the place. The way the exhibits have been curated is a throwback, but everything sits beautifully...More

Thank Vivavialli
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

... were the nation came from and where its going to. The museum does take a bit of "cloud" off Kaunda's fame. However, it might lack precision in a few recent historic events and might not look overly critical to the influence of neighbours Zimbabwe...More

Thank FOL-1003
Reviewed November 1, 2017

We visited this while staying at a safari camp near Livingstone. We found it well organized, exhibits were explained well, and we certainly learned history and nature facts we didn't know.

Thank Peggionthego
Reviewed October 28, 2017

There is not much to see in this museum. It looks like nothing has been changed since the 60's. Exhibits looks like they were placed there just to have something to look at. Rooms were cramp and has that old musty feeling. Spent 30 minutes...More

Thank Maria2628
Reviewed October 17, 2017

It would be a shame to visit Livingstone and not to go to this museum. It is very informative and well presented and I am so pleased it was recommended to me. It provides an insight into the real Zambia and her people.......and is free...More

Thank katiesee
Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

Very informative about the history, nature and culture of Zambia with a great emphasis on honouring the local culture and resisting foreign influence​s. An interesting approach indeed.

Thank Od M
Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

This museum shows the evolution of man. Its extremely well done and very informative. It's conveniently located in Livingstone on the main street in town. I enjoyed my visit and highly recommend this Museum.

Thank SueInClearwater
Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

In the middle of Livingstone which is small so easy to get to. First thing to see is Zambia Air Force’s first plane, a Chipmunk from the UK! Inside, I spent too much time on really interesting pre-Stone Age history leading up to modern day....More

Thank Barbara G
Reviewed September 28, 2017

We had a little time in Livingstone between other activities and spent an hour at the Livingstone Museum. It was an interesting visit, and we were glad we stopped by, but it wasn't a must-see attraction. It seems relatively old and tired. We were able...More

Thank SnowyShasta
Reviewed September 25, 2017

Well presented giving the history of Zambia and human evolution. In depth information about David Livingstone, his work and death in Zambia.

Thank Shanti J
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Response from Julene2015 | Reviewed this property |
Open every day think only closed only on Christmas Day and New year Monday 9AM–4:30PM Tuesday 9AM–4:30PM Wednesday 9AM–4:30PM Thursday 9AM–4:30PM Friday 9AM–4:30PM Saturday 9AM–4:30PM Sunday 9AM–4:30PM
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Response from PaulGoodwin3 | Reviewed this property |
10 usd from memory and kids free I thibk