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Livingstone Museum & Memorial

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It’s Africa

I can’t understand the negative reviews on here , some people should get out of their cocoon a bit... read more

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Phil H
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Great History & Need More Maintenance

as memorials of Dr. Livingstone present in several counties, this is my first one. the museum in... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2018
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Ujiji, Kigoma, Tanzania
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I can’t understand the negative reviews on here , some people should get out of their cocoon a bit more . The guide alone makes the visit worthwhile and it’s a very historic site . Ujiji itself is worth a look around as well ....More

Thank Phil H
Reviewed August 18, 2018

as memorials of Dr. Livingstone present in several counties, this is my first one. the museum in Kigoma offers great knowledge about Livingstone and slavery movement. the guide, an old man, really knows what he talks about, even knows every detail of date. he is...More

Thank Wilwa_Tikta
Reviewed July 11, 2018

The museum is ok, and informative, but not overwhelming, and when we went the toilet didn't flush. However, the real treat is the fairly elderly gentleman who tells you the history. Listen carefully as his English is heavily accented, but don't dare be distracted by...More

Thank liz572016
Reviewed July 3, 2018

The famous 'Dr. Livingstone, I presume?' meeting place of Stanley and Livingstone. Very good guide who explained everything. Memorial to where they met and good interior centre with lots of details. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Ian K
Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

The museum a is at the place where Livingstone and Stanley met under a mango tree. A guide tells you the story and afterwards there is few exponates about Livingstone and the region around Kigoma. Interesting, but the entrance fee is way too high.

Thank Julia S
Reviewed October 23, 2017

Remembered our school days, when we were tought about the explorers in our country. And I was there in real.

Thank alkehf110
Reviewed August 3, 2017

How can you come to Ujiji (or Kigoma) and not see this place? I was moved to tears to stand on the very ground where Livingstone and Stanley met for the first time! The museum is limited but for those who read the history the...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed June 21, 2017

We spend 10 days in Kigoma and surroundings so we found the time to go to this museum. Especially because we learned a lot about slavery in the Zanzibar museum, we wanted to see this historic place and learn more. We learn definitely something, but...More

Thank 889liesd
Reviewed April 20, 2017

They've done a good job making this an interesting place to visit. I'm very interested in Livingstone, so of course I like it, but even my wife found it mildly entertaining.

Thank Matthew H
Reviewed March 8, 2017

The museum is simple but newly renovated. It makes a nice presentation of a very important history. And the guide, mzee, is fantastic!

Thank molsync
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William S
January 19, 2017|
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Response from Cryptomania | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I must have missed this. happy to help if I can. I am based in Mikindani where Livingstone stopped before heading up the Ruvuma River. i don't think Stanley came this way though...