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Review of Nairobi Gallery

Nairobi Gallery
Ranked #30 of 127 things to do in Nairobi
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Reviewed November 22, 2013

This is a small gallery in an old and historic building. The gallery is only a few rooms, but each is jam-packed with amazing pieces. Currently the gallery is home to the Joseph Murumbi collection which is a must -see. It includes stunning jewelry from his wife's collection and furniture from their home. The gallery also houses some beautiful paintings and sculptures from African artists. Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed November 5, 2013

This gallery currently hosts artifacts from across Africa collected by post independence foreign affairs minister and second Vice President. During his travels, he collected lots of art, over 500k stamps and other rich cultural collections. The guide, in our case Felix, was very knowledgeable making the 2 hour tour a joy and enriching.

Kenya's point zero is located here ( where all distances in the country are measured from)

Come prepared to walk through this building which is no more than 250 sq meters

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Reviewed November 1, 2013

If you love African heritage and art then Nairobi Gallery is a must go... I was recently privileged to attend the event where the building was turning 100 years old. The event was colorful and i got to explore the gallery, there were guides taking the guests around and I got to learn a lot

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Reviewed October 28, 2013

We enjoyed one afternoon here and we were amazed by what this place got to offer. Next time I will make sure to have enough cash and all

1  Thank Mtambola P
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Reviewed October 14, 2013

I was with a group of guides in the Nai Ni Who? CBD walking tours festival when Mr. Alan Donovan the chairman of Murumbi Trust invited us for a tour of the Murumbi African Heritage Collections exhibited at The Nairobi Gallery.

The collections of African art, crafts, textiles, jewellery, books and stamps are unique and rare. I enjoyed the tour completely.
I then joined the African Heritage Guide course offered by The Murumbi Trust, where i emerged the top student and now a guide at the Nairobi Gallery, Murumbi African Heritage Collections.
I recommend it to all travellers who find themselves in Nairobi. Karibuni! Welcome! Soyez le bien venu! Herzlich wilkommen!

Thank TIONYfelix
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