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Peace Memorial Museum (Beit el Amani)

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Address: Creek Rd, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
Phone Number: 255 24 2230342

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Great work ..... but improvements are neccessary

This should be a place to find the collection of Zanzibar culture. But with only 10 minutes walk around inside you'll bored. there's a lot of display congested on one area with... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 13, 2016
Josiah T
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This small building is opposite Stonetown's hospital and we found serenity and cool inside compared to the jostling local roadway. Excellent layout of local Arts and Crafts.

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The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this and had an incredible guide who really explained the history which made it so much more memorable.

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Thank Anne C
Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

A visit to the museum would.make for an enlightening family trips or just a casual one with friends. Take a look at the dwarf impala that cauhht my eye. And the different type of coral reef on the island

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Thank Suleiman S
Lima, Peru
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Never been inside but it is truly a beautiful building to walk around - the architecture is amazingly beautiful, in my view ! Worth a short walk in that area and also get to see the High Courts & Mnazi Moja Hospital which is an interesting take on Art Deco architecture. It would be great if the road passed state... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

This should be a place to find the collection of Zanzibar culture. But with only 10 minutes walk around inside you'll bored. there's a lot of display congested on one area with less word to explain. No guider to guide you through the museum, just you are left alone to wonder with no one to ask question about anything displayed.... More 

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Thank Josiah T
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Nothing much to see and very disappointing. Looks like they put stuff just for the sake of it and all meaningless.

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Thank Zeezad
Abuja, Nigeria
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016

Very nice looking on the outside, but the tour would probably take like 5 minutes because there is very little to see....

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Thank ekundayo2016
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

When we visited in Nov 2015, this was a work in progress with little to see (hence the 'poor' rating). The building itself is beautiful and with some effort, this could be another badly-needed attraction for Stone Town. Staff we met there were friendly and committed to better days ahead.

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Thank Dave G
Enschede
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

On one of the many strolls discovering stone town we passed by the peace museum. The building is beautiful and we enjoyed our time in there. It is not a massive museum, just a simple hall. There are only a few pictures and stories displayed. But it still gave some interesting insights, relating to historical facts and stories that we... More 

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Rovaniemi, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

beautiful building and very easy to find. only a short walk from Stone town center. but there was nearly nothing to see because of some construction. staff was friendly

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