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“Hmmmmm...!”
Review of Uganda Museum

Uganda Museum
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$185.00*
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Full-Day City Tour of Kampala
Ranked #9 of 65 things to do in Kampala
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Owner description: Though larger and more diverse collections are housed elsewhere, the hands-on traditional drums and other musical instruments are the highlight of this modest collection.
kampala
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Hmmmmm...!”
Reviewed August 13, 2012

I would recommend that you spend no more than an hour at this museum. It was interesting to see the artifacts but there is not a great deal of interactive activities. The one interactive activity was the musical instruments which my daughter enjoyed but I was immediately hassled to buy jewellery from the member of staff. We were not offered or told about a guide as alot of schools were there at the time. The outside exhibit of huts was very poor and again hassled to buy jewellery. Worth a quick visit if you have an hour to pass.

Visited July 2012
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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 reviews
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“Journey Into Uganda's Past”
Reviewed May 23, 2012

Uganda has a treasure trove of culture hidden in its history. It was exciting to experience the history of Uganda, especially the different waring kingdoms and the advent of Christianity in Uganda. I enjoyed visiting the different huts that were on display in the Museum compound.

Visited March 2012
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Kampala, Uganda
Level 6 Contributor
99 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Fascinating relics”
Reviewed May 12, 2012

Worth a (short) visit - in fact have been several times. Its future precarious as govt want to knock it down for unnecessary 30 storey commercial building. Uganda has little built heritage - this must be protected. Does need a facelift - the presentation is very much a product of it day; that being the 1950's of the British Protectorate.

Visited February 2012
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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Level 5 Contributor
57 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“OK”
Reviewed May 9, 2012

Like most museums it changes so for some it may not be the same...I found it lacking and just thrown together. Being the only real museum here I was hoping for more but hey some culture and knowledge is better than none!

Visited January 2012
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Kampala
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“Salim (Gorilla Life Safaris and Travel Ltd)”
Reviewed April 20, 2012

Uganda museum is fine but nothing much a part from a few collection of history about Uganda as a country right from colonial rule of the British in 1890 to 1962 when Uganda got Independence.

Visited April 2012
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